Retail

by Ken Salazar   “Liability shift” is a phrase striking fear in the hearts of payment accepting retailers, restaurants, hotels, banks and more. The October 2015 shift of liability from banks to sellers (attended transactions) is now less than one year out. Hardware, software, and payments processing...

Now that December is here, you're probably preparing for family and friends to arrive in a few weeks to celebrate the holiday season. If you're a restaurant owner, you're also preparing for the rush that accompanies every shopping day leading up to the 25th. As...

At SilverEdge, we're always striving to provide small businesses with new solutions and innovations that help them grow and thrive. When it comes to quick serve restaurant point of sales (POS), there's always progress to be made. We're excited to introduce the Clover POS System,...

In one of our previous blogs, we spoke a bit about capitalizing on the peak hours of activity in your coffee shop or cafe. As a business owner, you know that there is a certain ebb and flow to customer activity and certain hours where...

Before someone sets out to begin a project, no matter what it may be, they have to make sure that they have the proper tools for the job. Not only that, they have to have the knowledge (or be willing to learn it) before they...

If you've recently opened a bistro in your small town, you could be struggling to get customers in the door. Word of mouth perhaps hasn't spread far enough and people may be unfamiliar with your menu. Your mission is to provide delicious food to the...

Running a restaurant takes a lot of time and dedication, and running a successful restaurant takes even more. In order to build up your customer base and have the word spread about how great your eatery is, you need to be able to keep track...

As more and more customers discover the delicious cuisine served by neighborhood food trucks, it can become a challenge for food truck owners to keep track of their sales and inventory. At SilverEdge, we want to empower small business owners (four-wheeled or not) with the...

by Dennis Porter   You’ve heard of EMV™. You’ve read the news, and still have questions about what to do now. Navigating the upcoming EMV requirements can be complex and confusing. Here are the basics. EMV (Europay, Mastercard and Visa) is also known as Smartcard and Chip and...

by Ken Salazar   OK, I will be the first to admit it, one month ago I was NOT preaching NFC technology much less forwarding articles, blogs, white papers, or anything else I saw on the topic to my colleagues and friends…I’ve done all of this now,...

The brewing-up of a great cup of coffee is something that takes a lot of experience and understanding of the bean itself. As a coffee shop owner, we are more than sure that you understand the complexities to making a great cup of coffee. We...

Tracking your employee activity and progress will help you get a better understanding of your restaurant and what fluidity it really has. Comprehending this level of circular motion in your restaurant’s progress will also give you a better grasp at what you can do differently...

SilverEdge Enables You to Accept Apple Pay SilverEdge ® announced today their participation with Apple Pay™, a new mobile payment service from Apple ®. Apple Pay will give consumers ease, unprecedented security, and the privacy they have always wanted when making a purchase. SilverEdge’s participation...

Brewing up some ground and deliciously fine coffee beans is what your business does! Since two out of 3 adults drink at least 3 cups of coffee a week, it’s no wonder why your business and industry is such a lucrative one. However, with competition...

When it comes to the point of changing your restaurant’s entire ordering system, you should consider your customer’s satisfaction above all else. If you want things to be less complex and easier to utilize effectively, our restaurant point of sale systems do just that. The...

The purpose of having a fast-acting quick serve restaurant point of sale system is to do just that, act fast. Even though our POS systems and software have been developed with the store manager, owner and employees in mind, they really end up helping the...

The value of having a reliable coffee shop POS system at your fingertips is something that most coffee shops not only need but want. This desire is completely understandable, as innovations in our POS Lavu system have been specifically designed to help aid in every...

You’re in the business of coffee and you’re in the business of making people happy at the same time. You’re in the business of coffee and you’re in the business of waking people up at the same time. You’re in the business of coffee and...

Managers of restaurants already have enough of a hard time as it is. For those of you that fit this description, you should consider the fact that the “times are a changing.” Progressing technologies, such as ours, have made it incredibly easier to do your...