Businesses of all kinds face chargebacks or payment disputes when customers disagree or question the validity of their purchase. Here are a few preventative measures retailers can take to protect their business.
Consumers today want to support businesses that stand for something. They’re more intentional where they spend their money, seeking out businesses whose values align with their own. Hear how one business brought in new business by giving back.
According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Q4 2021 Small Business Index survey, 71% of owners report that rising prices have significantly impacted their business in the past year.
A true mom-and-pop shop, La Pupusa Urban Eatery’s roots were planted by co-founder Juan Saravia’s parents who came to America as immigrants. Hear how they built their savings and reinvested in their business while growing their community.
Conversational commerce gives brands the ability to connect with and sell to customers via chat and voice technology. Here’s what you need to know about this shopping trend.
Considering creating a subscription service for your restaurant? Here’s how to get started.
Upselling can increase your profit margins because repeat customers spend more and cost less than getting new customers.
As a small business, these five strategies can help manage and solve lingering supply chain issues.
The Great Resignation is making it hard to keep talented employees — but there are things you can do to make your company tough to leave.
How Beer Gardens can decrease wait times, provide a better customer experience, and drive increased sales with a mobile POS.
If you’re considering buy now, pay later payment options for your physical store, then here’s all you need to know about the benefits of offering BNPL in-store and how to get started.
As business owners continue to consider ways to recruit and retain staff in a competitive market, measures that go beyond regular offerings, such as employee discounts and standard benefits, can become more appealing.
SMS marketing has proven to be one of the more successful marketing tactics of the last few years. Keep these best practices in mind for your next campaign.
Black Cat Barber Company has expanded to eight barbers and serves more than 10,000 clients.
You need to know when the time is right, and many business owners miss the warning signs until it’s too late.
From finding a location to investing in equipment, here are the steps to consider taking to open a gym.
Offering employee discounts on merchandise and services is one relatively low-cost way to provide added perks to help attract and retain employees.
In the face of staffing shortages, increased labor costs, rising cost of goods, and high overhead costs, restaurants are turning to automated tools, including robotics, to increase efficiency and fill in gaps left by the human workforce shortage.
Form 1099-K reports earnings from payment card and third-party network transaction providers. This new change could impact your business if you sell online through Square, Etsy, or eBay, to name a few.
The Square “Only In Albuquerque: Rooted” series highlights five Indigenous-owned businesses and explores how culture and heritage shape each entrepreneur’s work.
When you are a business owner, you have special knowledge that makes you an expert in your field. One way to add a new stream of revenue to your business is by sharing that expertise with others through in-person or online classes.
Shipping is now at the forefront of the customer experience. Being able to scale your shipping operations as your business grows and personalize the shipping experience to meet your customers’ expectations allows you to thrive in the new retail world.
Directing customers to your eCommerce website can increase sales, provide insights, and grow your brand reach. Learn how to get started with Square Online.
Online security breaches are common but you can minimize your risk and protect your business with two-factor authentication. Here’s what you need to know.
Buzz Cadenhead opened Buzz Wax Malibu in 2010. Over a decade later the self dubbed “auto concierge” offers services ranging from a car wax to DMV visits. Hear how he scaled his automotive hygiene business.
Expanding your restaurant or bar now comes with different challenges than in the past. In this episode, you will hear from Dieter Seelig of Craft + Carry on how owners view and approach expanding their operations.
Oregon has specific requirements for what is and is not acceptable when it comes to food handler training. Here’s how to get started.
Looking to learn more about pricing gender-neutral haircuts? Here are ways your business can begin implementing this approach.
Christian Cowan tells us how he’s pushed boundaries and leveraged technology to create a brand identity and shopping experience for everyone, everywhere.
This guide covers the liquor license requirements in Arizona to make it easier for you to get one.
SMS marketing can be a powerful addition to your overall marketing strategy. Read our beginner’s guide to learn everything you need to know before launching your first SMS campaign.
Subscription-based businesses have been growing at a rapid pace, spanning a variety of formats and catering to a range of consumer interests.
How the Boston Beer Company easily launched an online store.
As indoor dining has become the norm again, restaurants aren’t entirely dropping quick-service features that customers have come to love and are instead exploring a hybrid QSR and FSR concept.
In this episode of Tipped, featuring Bryan Solar and Lior Koren of Square, we cover new technology solutions to help streamline your restaurant operations and how to adopt them.
If you own a small business, you should know about the 199A deduction, often referred to as the Qualified Business Income (QBI) deduction. Under this regulation, qualifying small business owners can deduct 20% of the business’s profits.