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8 Tips to Boost Online Sales this Holiday Season

8 Tips to Boost Online Sales this Holiday Season

With the holiday season on us, online retailers are working feverishly, planning their promotion,  distribution, and service strategies to cash in on the year end sales. The National Retail Federation estimates that holiday sales accounts for 19.2 percent of the retail industry’s annual sales of $3.2 trillion. While the year on year growth in e-commerce [...]

Holiday Free Shipping Battle: Target Takes on Amazon and Why Your Business Should Care

Holiday Free Shipping Battle: Target Takes on Amazon and Why Your Business Should Care

As the holiday season approaches, both brick and mortar and online retailers are looking for every advantage they can get to secure their piece of the sales pie. For small businesses, this can be a huge task as the big dogs, like Amazon, Target, Walmart and others, dominate sales due to their size. But, even [...]

Why Credit Card Swipe Wars Are A Trojan Horse For Small Business Mobile Payments

Why Credit Card Swipe Wars Are A Trojan Horse For Small Business Mobile Payments

So Amazon.com is the latest company to offier a credit card swipe processing system to small businesses. Other vendors include Square, Intuit, PayPal, Apriva and others. The mobile payments market is big and large companies want to ensure small businesses are using their services. The big difference these vendors offer is the fees they charge [...]