Retail

During the busiest shopping season of the year, finding the time to promote your business on social media can seem overwhelming. Narrowing down your activities to just a few channels will make it more manageable and effective. By spending some focused time each week or...

Holiday shopping will bring many first-time customers to your business. So how do you capture data about these shoppers without annoying them? During a busy time, it can seem cumbersome to hold customers at the counter for even an extra moment, but knowing your customers...

EMV™ readiness is vital to the financial health of your business. SilverEdge has created an EMV compliance checklist to help you protect your business. Evaluate your current system Determine if your current process and POS provider is capable of transitioning your business to a chip processing system....

Confused about the EMV™ regulations that went into effect on October 1st of this year? SilverEdge is here to help dispel the myths that surround this transition. Myth #1 – Merchants will be fined for non-compliance. Compliance is not mandatory, therefore there are no fines or...

When you own and operate a business, there are many things that can hold you back from being successful. Not having enough employees because you can't afford to hire any more people, not having sufficient inventory or tracking equipment, and not being able to connect...

Deciding to start your own business is a big step, but the challenges don't truly begin until you open your doors for the first time. You need to get customers through those doors and buying what's on your shelves, and while that may sound straightforward...

Before someone buys a product, they like to know that it works well and will serve the purpose for which it was intended. If a product has a history of breaking or not functioning properly, it won't last long, as consumers will get wise and...

In the world of retail, there is always something that's changing. As a store owner or manager, you're constantly trying to keep up with those changes, but with outdated sales equipment, that can be tough. At SilverEdge, we want to see every retail business succeed,...

Today's technology grows by leaps and bounds almost instantaneously, and for people to keep up seems almost impossible. At SilverEdge, we understand that evolving technology means that businesses have to evolve just as quickly. If you've owned your own small business for several years now,...

Starting a business is a feat in itself, and maintaining a successful business is an even bigger challenge. Once you've found the components that make your shop or boutique thrive, you may take a step back and enjoy the moment, but you're always looking for...

There's nothing worse than running out of space - in your closet, in your filing cabinet, or in your business. If your store or restaurant has grown in popularity, so much so that you can't successfully operate in your current small space, it might be...

Every restaurant has specials, and some customers look forward to a certain night of the week, when they know their favorite special will be on the menu. If you're a restaurant owner, you know that your chalkboard fish or prime rib night will be the...

During the busiest time of the year, boutiques and stores often have to rush to keep items stocked on their shelves, and sometimes have to play catch-up on their inventory checks. At SilverEdge, we want to see business profit greatly during the holiday shopping season,...

In the world of business, it's important to be flexible. As in life, owning a business comes with challenges and changes. A successful business is one that can overcome those challenges and work with those changes, no matter if they're due to licensing modifications or...

Opening a business, no matter what type, is a risky endeavor. You've spent years planning and saving, just to open the doors to your very own boutique, restaurant, or coffee shop. Your initial goal may have been to serve delicious food and drinks to everyone...