There’s been huge growth in online ordering and delivery of alcohol. Learn why there’s still an opportunity for restaurants, bars, breweries, and retailers to offer alcohol delivery even as customers return on premise, and how you can get started.
Customers have embraced online shopping, and starting an online store is increasingly important for a business’s success. If you’re looking to capitalize on this trend here’s everything to know.
Here’s how to prepare your fast-casual restaurant for success when the industry booms in the spring.
Online shopping is here to stay, but there’s also a palpable joy people get during the in-store shopping experience. In fact, our Future of Retail report found that 92% of consumers still miss shopping in person.
Square and Wakefield Research surveyed consumers and restaurants owners to find out what the top restaurant trends for local businesses are for 2021.
What are the top retail trends in 2021? Learn about new shopping trends and look ahead at the evolving retail industry, from innovations in online shopping to physical stores and alternative business models.
What at first might seem like a temporary solution has staying power as more businesses shift to digital menus and experience the long-term benefits and overarching impact on streamlining the way their restaurants operate.
Restaurants across the board have had to make changes to their menus, taking into account what dishes hold up well for delivery and takeout, supply chain issues, reduced staffing, and changing consumer demand. Here’s what they have planned for 2021.
When looking back on 2020, small business owners were able to withstand unpredictable changes brought on by the pandemic. To give us a sense of what it meant to be resilient, Felipe Chacon, an economist with Square shares his insights.
SEO is the key to making your business visible and searchable for your target audience. Here’s what you need to know about investing in an SEO strategy, and 6 benefits for small businesses that make it worth the effort.
Here are six growth tips from social media expert, Luke Lintz, to up your social media and sales game in 2021.
As businesses plan ahead for 2021, they are all taking with them the lessons they have learned over the course of this year, and the importance of customer experience is going to take center-stage in the post-pandemic recovery process.
COVID-19 has upended global trade. As the global supply chain moved in fits and spurts and infrastructure was rethought to accommodate just-in-time delivery, so too was consumer demand changing as consumers everyday habits dramatically changed.
Before investing in outdoor bubbles, here are the pros, cons, and other considerations to know before building your own bubbles.
The pandemic has turned everybody into a homebody. To give you insight into the trending products you might want to sell, we combed through Square data to identify the comfort items shoppers are buying more of.
For many businesses, selling online is no longer a nice-to-have, it’s a need-to-have. Instead of measuring success in foot traffic, businesses are thinking about clicks and online orders for the first time, which comes with its own challenges.
Here’s a look at what ghost kitchens are and how they may (or may not) fit within your restaurant business.
We are entering a traditional holiday selling season with nothing traditional about it. Spending will be uneven among consumers, non-traditional gifting will be favored, and loyalty will be tested.