Square Canada Holiday Guide 2017

holiday sales guide

Use Square to get your register ringing and your appointment book filled this holiday season. From seasonal staff management to e-commerce integrations, Square has smart ways to make your busiest days merry and bright. Sign in to your Square account for more ways to make the upcoming holiday selling season your best yet.

Get Ready
Update your Square app and hardware and empower your employees and protect important business info with Employee Management.

UPDATE TO THE LATEST AND GREATEST
Make sure you have the latest version of the Square app and practice running some transactions so you can keep up when the holiday rush hits.
Update your app >

SET UP SEASONAL EMPLOYEE PERMISSIONS
Limit what information your employees can see and control who can edit items or give refunds in each location.
Set up permissions >

Get Set
Bring in new business and welcome returning customers back to your store.

UNWRAP AN E-COMMERCE OR APPOINTMENT SOLUTION
Easily build your online store or appointment book, and accept payments with Square. No matter what you have to sell, Square has an e-commerce partner to fit your business.
Explore partner integrations >

GIFT CARDS: ONE SIZE FITS ALL WALLETS
Heat up your holiday sales with gift cards from Square. (Make sure to promote them online!) Customers of Square sellers spend 600% more on gift cards in December than any other time of the year.
Order gift cards >

Sell
Manage the holiday rush with rapid line speed so your customers can get their gifts and go on their merry way.

FASTER TRANSACTIONS FOR BUSY SHOPPERS
Wrap it up in a flash with the new Square contactless + chip reader, which lets customers tap to pay and completes chip card payments in just 4.2 seconds. Plus, debit tap transactions are fee-free throughout 2017.
Accept debit tap and mobile pay >

STOCK YOUR REGISTER RIGHT
Sell a few holiday items all the time? Use the same modifiers? Try the favourites function in Square Point of Sale and make your most frequent sales faster than ever.
Manage Square Point of Sale >

FIND OUT IF YOUR CUSTOMERS THINK YOU’RE NAUGHTY OR NICE
Make sure you’re spreading holiday cheer by reviewing customer sentiments with Square Feedback.
Explore Square Feedback >

Accept chip cards and Apple Pay everywhere.

From magstripe and chip cards to NFC payments, accept every way your customers want to pay.

Get started

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