Retail

If you run a brick and mortar business, then your space is one of your most expensive costs and a lease is a liability that you carry. That’s why it’s important to not only maintain a good rapport with your landlord, but negotiate what’s in the best interest of your business. Keep in mind that leases are generally written to favor your landlord, so be diligent and make sure that you are being protected as well. In a good economy, it can feel like you’re getting squeezed as rents rise, so SilverEdge has put together a list of tips to use when you are searching for your perfect space.
Are you tired of manually tracking inventory? Inventory management is one of the biggest time commitments many business owners have. Did you know that by using the full functionality of your Point of Sale (POS) system, you can keep your inventory management to under 15 minutes a day?
Running a business is hard. It takes determination, passion, and sometimes requires tough decision-making. Thankfully, choosing a Point of Sale system for your business doesn’t have to be one of those tough decisions. Whether you run a sit-down restaurant, a small coffee shop, a multi-location retail store or a small boutique, there’s a POS system to fit your business. SilverEdge partners are chosen for the customized experiences that will help make your business richer!
Owning a business is a dream many people share. But the stresses of that responsibility are very real. That’s why it’s important to have strategies to manage stress. The negative effects of stress on our health are widely proven and, as a business owner, stress could significantly impact your ability to perform at your best, meaning the difference between success and failure. At SilverEdge, we want to help you and your business thrive so we’ve put together a list of proven stress management techniques that every business owner can use.

Thriving in the nonprofit industry means thinking strategically to create the most impact. Nonprofit leaders are solving the world’s most critical problems on very tight timelines and with fewer resources than for profit businesses. Cash flow and having the money to fund your good work...

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) sounds like a huge undertaking that many large companies with expert teams can take on. In reality, SEO is very accessible and can be wielded as a successful tool by small businesses as well. Getting started with small business SEO is...

As consumers become more educated and care about how the companies they purchase from do business, being a good corporate citizen is no longer optional ­– it is essential. In addition, competition for skilled labor is at an all time high and it’s imperative that...

We don’t know many business owners who get excited about taxes, but it’s an important aspect of every business that must be managed wisely. While most of us leave it to the tax experts, understanding write-offs that you’re entitled to puts you in a position...

Running a business often means juggling a variety of tasks and being the point person for many decisions. When you have so much on your plate, being efficient and practicing good time management makes a big difference in your results. Here at SilverEdge we understand...

No one likes to return money in retail, but how you handle returns can make a big difference to future business. Friends and family don’t always get it right and the inevitable holiday returns will simply be a part of doing business in the month...

Is your holiday gift list stressing you out? Finding the perfect gift for the people in our lives can feel like an overwhelming chore when it should be a pleasure to give. A holiday gift should be useful, fun and thoughtful. Here at SilverEdge we’ve...

Whether due to your employees taking vacation this time of year or an increase in holiday traffic, many businesses utilize temporary help. Managing that process successfully can make a big difference in your stress level and your sales. Here at SilverEdge we’ve put together a...

These days you don’t have to choose between having a job or owning a business and spending time with your family. Not only is the concept of the nuclear family dissolving, but work-life balance is continuing to grow in popularity. Additionally, more and more business...

With the stress of busy schedules, stretched budgets, and deadlines, it’s no surprise that customers are more stressed over the holiday season than any other time of year. Unfortunately, that stress can often trickle into your business, leaving you and your employees to manage unhappy...

Buying gifts can be difficult, especially because you want to make sure the gift is valuable to the recipient. To take the stress out of buying for your favorite small business owner, consider the following ideas. 1. Coffee or Tea Your favorite small business owner is often...

The holidays are the most profitable time of year for many retailers and in the flurry of activity that’s to come, it’s easy to get behind. Administrative errors during inventory ordering account for a big chunk of losses and when volume is up there are...

While the holiday season can be very profitable as a small business owner, it can also create excess stress and work hours. Through simple steps and preparation you can lower your stress and easily survive the holiday season, allowing you to keep up the momentum...

  Retail inventory management softwareInventory management POSBarcode inventory systemSoftware for inventorySmall business inventoryInventory tracking inventory control system In 2017, the holiday selling season is projected to increase to 91.6 billion, which means that your store is going to see more traffic than ever. Are you prepared to...

One of the most popular gifts for the holidays has always been jewelry. For that reason, competition is fierce and shops or online retailers are always looking for ways to stand out in their market. Coming up with clever, small business advertising campaigns isn’t necessarily...

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