How Independent Retailers Can Leverage the Internet of Everything to End the Checkout Line

End the Checkout Line

Waiting in checkout lines is one of a consumer’s greatest frustrations when it comes to shopping. In fact, 52 percent of consumers report that they would actually take their business elsewhere if checkout wait times exceed five to 10 minutes. Independent retailers can end the frustration of waiting in line by using Internet of Everything (IoE) technologies such as mobile applications, Wi-Fi, sensors and predictive analytics to optimize the checkout or even eliminate it completely. [Read more]

Is a Merchant Loan Right for Your Business?

Merchant Loans

Many independent retailers have capital needs that come in various forms. [Read more]

Does Your Brand Image Match Its Personality?

Company Branding

There is nothing worse than seeing a business with a great idea and concept fail to communicate successfully to their audience due to a lack of consistent branding. [Read more]

How Point of Sale Can Benefit All Retailers

Point of Sale

Ever since the 1900′s where local corner stores dominated the retail world, the customer experience has pretty much remained a constant. [Read more]

Marketing Crash-Course: 4 Critical Marketing Tips for New Businesses

New Business

If you intend to take your business to the masses to begin getting clients and making sales, then it is essential that you have a sound marketing strategy. [Read more]

5 Essential Products to Stock When Setting Up a Small Fashion Store

Fashion Store

When beginning any retail business, it is important to clearly understand what type of goods you will be supplying. [Read more]

Window Displays Around the World

Shop Windows

Retailers across the world identify the window display as the first point of contact, which occurs between the store and the customer. [Read more]

How Ecommerce Retailers Can Get Ahead of Competition


The way consumers shop has drastically transformed over the years. [Read more]

Independent Retail Tenants: Negotiate Your Commercial Lease

Leasing for Dummies

Negotiating a commercial lease for many independent retail storeowners is very challenging. [Read more]

5 Ways the Corner Store Should Think Walmart

Small Data Opportunity

Most small business owners start a business out of a passion – maybe they love baking cupcakes or building skateboards. [Read more]