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This Week in Retail: Going up against e-commerce giants, prepping for Small Business Saturday, and more

Hey there and welcome to our latest issue of This Week in Retail. We’ve got a great lineup in store, including an article on sweet e-commerce stats, a post on competing with retail giants, advice on Small Biz Saturday success, and more. Dig in! 1. An e-commerce seller’s guide to sweet success [INFOGRAPHIC] – Running an online store? [...]

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Vender of the Week: Love & Luxe

Betsy Barron of San Francisco jewelry store Love & Luxe shares how she’s turned her childhood love of the craft into a thriving retail business using Vend, and her own moxie and community spirit.

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What Every Retailer Needs to Know About Apple Pay

The world has been abuzz ever since Apple’s keynote event last week, when the tech giant unveiled the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, and Watch, the company’s foray into the world of wearable tech. But as our friends at Xero put it, for retailers, the most significant announcement that Apple made that day is [...]

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This Week in Retail: Going up against e-commerce giants, prepping for Small Business Saturday, and more

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Hey there and welcome to our latest issue of This Week in Retail. We’ve got a great lineup in store, including an article on sweet e-commerce stats, a post on competing with retail giants, advice on Small Biz Saturday success, and more. Dig in! 1. An e-commerce seller’s guide to sweet success [INFOGRAPHIC] – Running an online store? [...]

Vender of the Week: Love & Luxe

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Betsy Barron of San Francisco jewelry store Love & Luxe shares how she’s turned her childhood love of the craft into a thriving retail business using Vend, and her own moxie and community spirit.

What Every Retailer Needs to Know About Apple Pay

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The world has been abuzz ever since Apple’s keynote event last week, when the tech giant unveiled the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, and Watch, the company’s foray into the world of wearable tech. But as our friends at Xero put it, for retailers, the most significant announcement that Apple made that day is [...]

Get Award-Winning Customer Service With Vend

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Our award-winning customer service is so award-winning, we’ve won an award for it. Neat, right?

6 Keys to Staying Top of Mind This Holiday Season

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Unless you’ve been doing business under a rock these past few years, you’re likely aware that the holidays are fast approaching. Kids are on their best behavior to make sure they land on Santa’s “Nice” list, film lovers are gearing up for their Christmas movie marathons, and, most important, consumers are starting to loosen up [...]

This Week in Retail: Boosting customer loyalty, understanding showrooming, and three more must-reads

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Are your customers cheating on you? Is showrooming really a threat to retailers? How can you improve the shopping experience in your store? Our latest This Week in Retail roundup answers these questions and more. Read away! 1. Loyalty lost? Your best customers are cheating on you – Did know that your top customers may [...]

Featured QuickBooks ProAdvisor – Jan Haugo

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Jan Haugo, of Jan Haugo and Associates, shares her story of becoming a ProAdvisor and gives some fantastic advice about making the most of QB Connect.

A Step-by-Step Guide to Hosting In-Store Events That Generate Foot Traffic, Loyalty, and Sales

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Providing an awesome customer experience is critical to retail success, especially in an age where customers can shop using the web or their mobile devices. In order to truly engage the modern consumer offline, retailers must offer experiential in-store visits that shoppers can’t get when they’re browsing the web or tapping on their phone. One [...]

Austin Meet & Drink, Wednesday Oct 15th!

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Hey Retailers, we’re going to be stopping by in Austin, Texas for a retailer meetup in October, and would love to see you. Since Austin is my hometown (Austin from Austin, Texas – thanks mom!), I’m really excited to be coming back home to meet some of the awesome retailers that are keeping Austin weird. [...]

Toronto Retailers Meetup: Social Media that’s relevant, Thurs 25 Sept.

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Do ever wonder what the best social media platforms for retailers are? Are you using social reactively instead of proactively? Do you struggle to determine when to post in order to achieve optimal engagement? Whether you’ve answered ‘yes,’ ‘no’ or ‘unsure’ to any of the above, you’ll appreciate that the world of social media is an ever-evolving [...]