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Can you Beta Test Brick and Mortar? Is e-commerce the right first step for you? Hints and Tips on choosing a location, smoke testing new products, selecting resources and generally minimizing risk when opening your store.
Running Your Store
What’s the ideal number of employees and when should they work? How can I automate billing and invoicing? Answers to help you get to grips with marketing, operations, finance and technology and make your business run leaner than ever.
SoLoMo, the ingenious term for the coming together of social, local and mobile marketing, is altering the way we use information to interact with the physical world. In a world where 90% of people who search for a type of local business on a mobile phone then call or go to that type of business within the next 24 hours, local mobile marketing cannot be ignored.
How do you know when the time is right to take the plunge? Hiring Managers, empowering your teams to make decisions and managing multiple locations.
"Health care reform. Open enrollment. Benefits administration. Premium. FSA, HSA, HRA! Ahhhhh!" Don't worry--we get it. Insurance can feel like a complicated mess. We got to know that pretty intimately while building Maxwell, which is why we're so set on transforming the way businesses manage benefits for the better. Health care reform can be an especially thorny issue for small retailers, who are technically...
The ‘Retail Community’ is, for many, an elusive concept. Who should you be turning to for advice and support? What’s the value in having coffee with a supplier? The answer is that there is a huge amount of insight and information out there that’s ready for the taking - and most people are willing to share it with you for no more than the price of a coffee.