Clover’s line of smart terminals are a favorite with merchants in every industry- and for good reason. The secure, wireless devices accept a wide variety of payment types- including EMV chip-card, EBT, and mobile payments like Apple Pay and Google Pay- and they can be customized to function as full-service point-of-sale systems with features for email marketing, employee management, inventory tracking, and much more. Plus, with advanced P2PE-certified encryption technology, merchants can speed up the PCI compliance process.
While some businesses thrive in the summer- think ice cream shops or al fresco cafes- others may have a hard time getting customers out of the sunshine and into their doors. If your business is going through a summer slump (we hope not!) here are 5 ways you can bring the heat inside.
Not only does having a positive attitude improve your health, but it also boosts your productivity and helps you to succeed. And if you’re a business owner, cultivating a mindset that keeps you motivated when times are tough is essential. Obstacles are inevitable for entrepreneurs, and staying strong rather than falling into a spiral of despair makes all the difference for your business’ bottom line (not to mention your overall wellbeing). Here are 7 ways you can easily incorporate positivity into your work life:
As of May 25th, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect in order to grant EU citizens a level of control over the collection of their personal data, and to improve transparency between businesses and consumers. This overhaul has tremendous ramifications for merchants who service European customers (including e-commerce merchants), since it affects how businesses collect and manage data of EU citizens.
With summer on its way, you’re probably dreaming of a day at the beach or planning your next vacation. But, don’t forget about a very important deadline coming up: starting on June 30th, merchants will need to be fully migrated to Transport Layer Security (TLS) version 1.1 or higher, in accordance with the Payment Card Industry’s (PCI) standards. Here’s what you need to know.
The vast majority of merchants are familiar with the Payment Card Industry’s Data Security Standards (PCI DSS), and they even understand why it’s so important to be PCI compliant. But when it comes to actually becoming and maintaining PCI compliance, many merchants find themselves feeling overwhelmed and confused. The path to PCI compliance can be complicated, requiring the merchant to familiarize themselves with the various requirements, and then implementing practical solutions to meet these requirements. To help you get oriented with this process, here’s a quick 5-step guide to PCI compliance:
Now that you have a better understanding of the importance of building an email list, it’s time to to take a look at some of the best ways to go about it. Whether you’re starting from scratch or trying to amp up your existing efforts, these tips will be sure to put you on the right track.
In our last blog post, we explained frictionless technology and how it has been making waves recently. Now, we are going to discuss some practical ways that smaller businesses can implement friction-reducing techniques to keep up with the changing face of retail.
The shopping experience, whether it be in-store or online, centers on providing the customer with value- both in terms of the actual product or service, as well as the interaction as a whole. More than ever, retailers are realizing that in order to create this positive experience, they need to eliminate any unnecessary steps in the checkout process. This approach is known as frictionless shopping, and it is disrupting the retail environment more than ever because of recent technological advances. Keep reading to learn more about frictionless shopping- and see why it matters so much.
As online shopping continues to grow in popularity, and especially among mobile phone users, it’s more important than ever for merchants to focus on streamlining the order process and forging a positive connection with the customer. From branding on packaging to flexible shipping options, there are many tactics that retailers can use to turn an otherwise dull transaction process into one that generates positive feelings. Whether you currently offer shipping or you are thinking about starting, here are 7 ways you can create an exciting experience for your customers.