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How Vend helped build The Block.

A little while ago, The Block Glasshouse came to Vend for help with a new idea – a retail challenge to feature in Australasia’s biggest reality TV show! Check out the video above for the behind-the-scenes story of how Vend made it happen.

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This Week in Retail: Increasing customer happiness, defending your biz online, and more

Hey, Vend blog readers! We’re back with another issue of This Week in Retail. Our picks today cover an array of topics, including customer happiness, Small Business Saturday, Yelp reviews, beacons, and the realities of local retail. Dig in! 1. The 3 new realities of local retail – “It’s so important for retailers to think [...]

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Vender of the Week: My Brooklyn Baby

In 2010 Darcy Le Fleming took her first steps into the adventure of retail with My Brooklyn Baby. Being a mother herself, she knew how to best support and surprise her customers with quality wares for ages 0-4. Here’s Darcy’s story of retail success.

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How Vend helped build The Block.

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A little while ago, The Block Glasshouse came to Vend for help with a new idea – a retail challenge to feature in Australasia’s biggest reality TV show! Check out the video above for the behind-the-scenes story of how Vend made it happen.

This Week in Retail: Increasing customer happiness, defending your biz online, and more

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Hey, Vend blog readers! We’re back with another issue of This Week in Retail. Our picks today cover an array of topics, including customer happiness, Small Business Saturday, Yelp reviews, beacons, and the realities of local retail. Dig in! 1. The 3 new realities of local retail – “It’s so important for retailers to think [...]

Sync your warehouses with your stores with Vend and Unleashed.

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It’s happened. You can now add advanced warehousing and inventory management to Vend with Unleashed. Wowsa! Unleashed’s integration with Vend allows you to easily sync stock and sales information across your retail outlets, ecommerce stores, and multiple warehouses in real-time. You’ll gain greater insights into margins with landed costs, and automatically sync your products, suppliers and other useful info with Xero. (Unleashed’s integration [...]

Vender of the Week: My Brooklyn Baby

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In 2010 Darcy Le Fleming took her first steps into the adventure of retail with My Brooklyn Baby. Being a mother herself, she knew how to best support and surprise her customers with quality wares for ages 0-4. Here’s Darcy’s story of retail success.

Reinvigorate Your Local Presence with These 7 Steps

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Local marketing is a task that should be on every retailer’s to-do list. Increasing your presence in the community generates buzz, helps drive traffic to your store, and can ultimately increase your bottom line. Those are some pretty sweet benefits, which is why you should invest the resources in putting yourself in front of the [...]

This Week in Retail: Why brick-and-mortar isn’t dead, how to embrace showrooming, and more.

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We’re back with our roundup of awesome posts for retailers. This week, we have an article on enhancing the in-store experience, a video that answers that famous question “Is brick-and-mortar dead?”, a guide on disaster planning, and more. Read (and watch) away! 1. Brand Storytelling: How to Bring Your Brand to Life In-Store – How can [...]

Don’t miss the last BlueStar Solution Days Event of the year, Nov 11, Montreal.

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We’re looking forward to joining our friends BlueStar Canada for the last Mobility and Interactivity Solution Day event of the year. If you’ve already attended the Toronto or Vancouver dates, you’ll still want to head to Montreal for this session as there’s plenty to gain by attending. A packed one day schedule. Keynote speakers discussing [...]

Vend’s customer support is now 24/7

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We’re super proud to announce that Vend’s award-winning customer support has gone global, and is now available to our retailers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!

What’s New in Vend – October

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This has been an absolutely massive month for new features and improvements. Below are some of the things that have been improved in Vend, and a sneak peak at two new features coming up that’ll help our retailers do better business in the near future.

Feature QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor: Beth Damis

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Today is the big day at QuickBooks Connect, and we’ve got one more ProAdvisor to feature, Beth Damis, of Bookkeeping by Beth. Beth (and all the other Featured ProAdvisors are attending QB Connect, so give them a shout!