Square Market for eCommerce


Card reader and software provider, Square, has introduced Square Market, an online storefront designed to help small businesses compete with larger eCommerce firms. Square has built its reputation on equipping small businesses with portable credit card readers, enabling entrepreneurs to process anytime, anywhere credit card transactions via iPhones, Androids and other devices, reports Resources for […]

Turnkey Solutions For Ecommerce Success


The term “turnkey” is often used in the technology industry to describe pre-built computer packages in which everything needed to perform a certain task, such as recurring billing and shipping, is sold as a bundle. Such packages for ecommerce often integrate many applications to help develop a website with ready-made solutions and configurations to sell […]

Customer Relationship Management Solutions


By Lawry Matteson, webCRM Customer relationship management (CRM) is an essential business strategy for independent retailers. For CRM to create an impact, it can be integrated with CRM software designed for business profitability. CRM software manages customer information and helps in building and strengthening the business-customer relationship. The software plays a vital role in maintaining […]

High-Touch Shopping: Brick & Mortars’ Invaluable Weapon

Ben T. Smith

By Ben T. Smith IV, CEO of Wanderful Media Shopping is a social activity that, in its earlier incarnations, was a bartering interaction, where negotiation and fairness were expected when trading goods. Later, the fixed store became a meta-gathering place, and then malls provided additional amenities to augment the experience, including restaurants, entertainment and even […]

Charge Ahead for More Offline Sales

mobile payment apps

Three popular mobile payment tools are Square, LevelUp and PayAnywhere, and Merchant Warehouse just announced its new Genius platform.

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Learn How to Drive Consumers to Your Store

ncr research reveals what drives consumers to your store

According to research by NCR, consumers want convenience and a seamless shopping experience, whether they are at home or in the store.

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2013: A Retail Odyssey


From mobile payments to theft deterrents to tools for driving customer loyalty, technology figures prominently in the retail environment in 2013 and beyond.

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Cisco Unveils Important Research for Brick & Mortars

cisco study Catch and Keep Digital Shoppers

New research reveals that digital content from the Internet is the most powerful influence in buying decisions for the majority of shoppers.

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New Technologies in Retail Security Systems

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With the holiday rush over, owners of small and mid-size businesses will be shifting their focus internally.

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Protect Your Business from Cyber Crime


Small business owners might think they are flying under the radar of cyber criminals, but, unfortunately, no one is immune to computer attacks.

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