7 Tried and Tested Tips to Keep Customers Coming Back to Your Store


You’ve worked hard to acquire your customers. You’ve likely spent a lot of resources marketing your business, raising awareness, and getting people to walk through your doors. The question is, how do you get them to come back? To answer that, we did our research and caught up with a few retailers to get their […]

Vender of the Week: Fitting a business into a busy life with Cary Quilting Company


Who: Cary Quilting Company Where: Cary, North Carolina, USA Julianne Walther is not your average woman. As well as being mother to four kids, she also has time to run not one, but TWO start up businesses. Cary Quilting Company is the second thriving store that Julianne has dedicated to the art and craft of […]

This Week in Retail: Serving the modern consumer, having a consistent omnichannel strategy, and more

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How can you put the “omni” in omnichannel? Can retailers learn a thing or two from fishing? How can you wean shoppers off discounts? Our latest This Week in Retail roundup answers all those questions and more. So put your reading cap on and check out what we have in store: 1. Customer experience is everyone’s […]

It’s a Wrap! The RetailNOW Roundup

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At THE event for the Retail Industry, this year’s RetailNOW attracted plenty of payments and point-of-sale (POS) folks who all gathered to hear and share the latest emerging retail technologies, connect with new resources, and attend sessions around reseller and consultant best business practices. There were some fantastic panels covering the state of the POS […]

5 Proven Ways to Boost Employee Morale, Increase Productivity, and Drive Sales


Who you have in your store is nearly as important as what you have in it. Your staff has a direct effect on sales, customer satisfaction, and the overall success of your store, which is why it’s important that you should not only invest in finding and hiring the right people but also put in […]

Get along to the PHP Conference, 27-29 August, Wellington

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  Regarded as one of the most important IT conferences in the region, PHP Conference will kick off on the 27 August with a pre-conference tutorial before leaping into the main action consisting of a global and local line-up of speakers. The action packed schedule boasts over 23 talks all exploring PHP trends and other topics […]

This Week in Retail: Making your store showroom-proof, boosting your mobile strategy, and more

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Hey Venders, We’re back with our weekly roundup of excellent retail posts. This time, we have posts on back-to-school shopping trends, effective marketing tactics, retail story-telling and more. Enjoy! 1. Infographic: Top 2014 back-to-school and college trends - Back-to-school season is in full swing, so it’s important that retailers understand the trends and data surrounding this year’s […]

Vender of the Week: Wiseys Pies and Bakehouse

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Who: Wiseys Pies and Bakehouse Where: Toronto, Canada Wiseys Pies and Bakehouse is a beautiful Vender nestled in the heart of Toronto that specializes in a well-known culinary delight amongst Kiwis: the simple, yet awesome, meat pie. Though the ‘meat in a pie’ concept is unheard of in many other parts of the world, these pastry pockets of deliciousness can be […]

Get on the fast track to #retailsuccess with Vend+

Vend+ – The fast track to #retailsuccess.

Vend+ is personalized training for you and your staff, handsfree (and hassle free) set up of your Vend POS, and ongoing coaching to help you maximise the benefits of Vend’s cloud-based point-of-sale – all designed to put you on the fast track to retail success.

Everything You Need to Know About QuickBooks Connect, October 21-23, San Jose

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Heads up accounting pros, entrepreneurs, small biz owners, and developers: QuickBooks Connect, an exciting new conference that can help you take your business, practice, or apps to new heights will be taking place on October 21 – 23 in San Jose, CA. And trust us, this is something you don’t want to miss. A first-of-its-kind […]