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How Delivery Options Could Benefit Your Small Business

Building Your Business, Industry News, C-Store Trends July 12, 2019

Delivery services have been established for decades now, but have not seen a lot of change until "recently" with Amazon. When I say recently, yet Amazon revolutionized delivery a few years ago by...

Merchant Spotlight: Roeser's Bakery

Merchant Spotlight, C-Store Trends, EBT, Retailer July 09, 2019

Roeser's Bakery is much more than just your average, every day bakery. This bakery's owner, John Roeser, has made sure that his bakery caters to customers in a way that stands out among the rest....

What Does "Omnichannel" Mean and How It Is Impacting Retail?

Consumer Trends, Industry News, C-Store Trends July 05, 2019

As a business, it is crucial to have a plan for how you reach your audience and how immersive you make the experience. People generally think in a way of promoting their business on individual...

Should You Accept Bitcoin in Your Small Business?

News, Consumer Trends, Industry News, C-Store Trends, Retail July 03, 2019

If you watch or read the news fairly regularly, you've probably heard talk of something called "Bitcoin".  Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency, which allows for payments between two parties without the...

Should You Be Worried About Amazon-Go C-Stores?

Building Your Business, Consumer Trends, C-Store Trends, Retailer June 28, 2019

Amazon continues its "new" venture by implementing one of its C-Stores in the city of Chicago. The store is beginning to gain traction and becoming a huge hit with people living in a city. Now for...

Small Business Challenge: Payroll and Vendor Payments

Building Your Business, C-Store Trends, Retailer June 25, 2019

Nearly 1/3 of small businesses struggle to pay vendors, bank loans, and their staff. The issue is usually not a result of low sales, rather, an issue in payment processing. For some businesses, it...

Keys to Succeeding in Every Geography Type:

Building Your Business, C-Store Trends, EBT, Retail, Retailer June 21, 2019

One of the most important parts of starting or owning a business is making sure there is a market for your products. Depending on your business type, where you decide to set up shop can make or...

Take Care of Your Community, and They'll Take Care of You

Building Your Business, Merchant Spotlight, C-Store Trends June 18, 2019

Customer loyalty is not just built in your store. There is no doubt that having a good relationship with your customers is important, but showing you care for the community outside of your...

Merchant Spotlight: Hawkins House of Burgers

Building Your Business, Merchant Spotlight, EBT June 13, 2019

If you ever find yourself in South Los Angeles you may run across a burger joint, unlike others you may have been to. It's not a McDonald's or Burger King, but a simple place that focuses on...

Preparing Your Business For The Summer Rush

Building Your Business, Consumer Trends, Seasonal Trends, C-Store Trends, EBT, Holidays June 11, 2019

 The first day of Summer is on the horizon, but what have you done to get ready for increased sales? Depending on where you are located summer can either be great for business or not at all. No...