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Coffee shops and cafes

Barocco X Nino

A few months before the pandemic hit, Bruno Colozza opened Barocco X Nino, … Read more
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Meet the Merchant

Pandemic Pup Relief Tour

Did you enjoy our profile of Harlem Doggie Day Spa and owner Brian … Read more
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Meet the Merchant

Walrus Ice Cream

We spoke with Lisa Paugh and Jake Anderson–owner and general manager of Walrus … Read more
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By state

California business licenses and permits you may need

Not sure which California business licenses and permits are required for your startup? … Read more
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Health & beauty

10 ways merchants can (and should) lower their stress levels

With all the uncertainty in the world right now, stress is at an … Read more
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How to reduce loyalty program fraud

“Gaming” a loyalty program? Believe it or not, it happens. But there are … Read more
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6 reasons Clover is a perfect POS for coffee shops

Coffee shops are fast-paced, high volume, constantly changing businesses. Having a POS system … Read more
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Payments & processing

How to make payments as easy as possible for your customers and for you

At a time of rising inflation, with recession fears looming on the horizon, … Read more
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Support LGBTQ+ small businesses for Pride Month

To celebrate Pride Month, check out these stories of LGBTQ+ SMB owners on … Read more
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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

Simple restaurant kitchen layout ideas to help back of house run easier

Even a simple restaurant kitchen layout can have a major impact. See how … Read more
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Can employers require COVID-19 vaccines?

Curious about regulations regarding required vaccinations for employees? We now have guidance from … Read more
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Mobile deposits carry higher fraud risk

Depositing checks has evolved over the years. Self-service ATMs removed the need to … Read more
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Coffee shops and cafes

List of essential equipment needed to start a restaurant

This article details the back-of-house equipment needed to start a restaurant, including a … Read more
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How and why merchants need to take a vacation

It can be tough to take time off when you run a small … Read more
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How to write a marketing plan

A marketing plan outlines the actionable steps you need to take toward achieving … Read more
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Understanding the principles of scarcity and urgency and how they can help drive sales

Scarcity marketing can help generate urgency around purchasing decisions. Make sure your tactics … Read more
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Full Service Restaurants (FSR)

Inga’s Alpine Tavern

After working for a Catholic school non-profit for 13 years, Mary McKnabb wasn’t … Read more
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How does Apple Pay® compare to EMV® (chip & PIN)?

Credit card fraud continues to rise, and data breaches are more common. To … Read more
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Meet the Merchant

Latin Tours

Thirty years after Mauricio Gamero started Latin Tours as an alternative business to … Read more

Payments & processing

What happens when a company experiences a data breach?

As a customer, your credit card issuer or bank may offer liability protection, so … Read more