eCommerce is changing every aspect of how people sell, shop, dine, and redeem services. So what do you need to know as a business owner? Here are the top eCommerce trends for 2022 across the retail, restaurant, and beauty industries.
The most popular beauty trends for businesses all center on improving the customer experience. Whether you run a cosmetics brand or hair salon franchise, this list of the top trends in the beauty industry will help give your business a leg up in 2022.
We surveyed 1,000 consumers and 500 restaurant owners to find out what the top restaurant trends are for businesses in 2022. From contactless ordering to customer loyalty, learn about the biggest bets the restaurant industry is making this year.
What are the top retail trends in 2022? Learn about the evolving retail industry, from innovations in eCommerce to physical stores and alternative business models.
Year-end inventory is a task that can provide insights to use in your business going forward. Once you’ve completed your count, here are four ways to use the information you gather for next year’s business plan.
Congress has been debating a number of big bills that contain tax changes. Some of the proposed changes are favorable; many are not. All of them may affect your bottom line.
What is the future of the beauty industry? Square partnered with Wakefield Research to see how salon and spa owners are moving ahead in 2022. Read our latest beauty report for new insights.
Curious about how to start a business? Square’s guide covers all steps from business plan creation to permits and legal obligations. Read more.
From food truck start up costs to creating a business plan, this guide explains the everything you need to know about how to start a food truck business.
Nearly 41 percent of U.S. workers will look for a new job within the next year, according to a recent study. Here are ways to retain your top employees.
Here are 10 ways to use LinkedIn to advertise your business and recruit potential employees.
Operating your business at a profit is a business goal for many small business owners. There are steps you can take to start charting a path towards this financial goal.
Streamline choosing the best POS (point of sale) system with the tools you need for payment processing, inventory management, card readers, eCommmerce and contactless payments.
Even as a child in Mexico Andrea Aguirre dreamed of owning a business. Now, the successful owner of The Art of Donut shares why she wants to help other women avoid the challenges she faced.
Are you interested in offering to ship your products to customers? Before you get started, learn more about different shipping rates and ways you can estimate costs before offering nationwide shipping.
Payroll software can feel a bit overwhelming. Learn about the 5 key areas to review when you’re comparing payroll providers.
From customer experience to following building codes, your table layout enables safety and movement of the restaurant staff and customers.
Square’s Apple Pay guide walks you through how to set up Apple Pay, how to use it at stores and online, and how to accept it at your business.
Here are a few flexible apps that make tasks like assembling invite lists, sending ticketing information, or updating a live celebration to a livestream as easy as a few clicks.
Are you a business owner in Hawaii? Here’s a guide to keep you up-to-date on minimum wage in your state.
Processing your own payroll is easier than you think. Start saving on payroll expenses today by learning about 3 easy ways to do payroll yourself.
For small business owners, writing checks and depositing checks however can still be a convenient way to transfer money from one bank account to another. Read more to learn
Setting up a 401(k) plan as a small business owner can be a great benefit to add for your employees to recruit and retain top talent. Here’s how to get started.
Phishing emails, a portmanteau of phony fishing, is the practice of bad actors trying to scam or trick you into giving away sensitive information, like account passwords or identity numbers. Here are some best practices when opening emails at work.
Everything you need to know about Delaware’s minimum wage
Here’s a guide to keep Connecticut’s business owners up-to-date on the state’s minimum wage rules.
Customers often research businesses online before visiting, and your website is an opportunity to own your narrative. Here are eight steps that can help you build out your business website.
Flash sales and product drops can generate excitement among your audience while giving your sales (and brand image) a quick lift. Here are tips for making these promotions successful.
Browse this comprehensive guide to the Wyoming minimum wage in 2022, including exemptions, projections, and other information for small business owners.
Retailers with brick-and-mortar locations set themselves apart by offering the convenience of eCommerce with the personalization and experience of an in-person shopping trip.
Drop shipping is a popular inventory method for online businesses. Learn everything about how drop shipping works and decide if it’s right for your business.
With an increase in online ordering, having high-quality product photos is more important than ever. To get expert tips on producing great product images, we spoke to Danni Siminerio, manager of Square Photo Studio.
Browse this comprehensive guide to the Texas minimum wage in 2022, including exemptions, projections, and other information for small business owners.
Setting aside savings for small business owners has become more of a focus than ever before. Here are the top goals small business owners are saving for according to Square data.
Here’s a quick guide with a summary of minimum wage laws and restrictions in Tennessee.
There’s a lot to know when you start a business, so we’ve broken down seven types of business laws you should be familiar with.