A point of sale hardware bundle may seem like a value but make sure to read the fine print.

Point of Sale Hardware Bundle Pros and Cons

You would be hard-pressed to find a retail establishment this side of Timbuktu that doesn’t use a point of sale hardware bundle or system to process its transactions. While the variety of POS options available to retailers grows every day, the two basic approaches to POS solutions are those that combine hardware and software in…

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A coffee shop inventory app could boost your business.

Could a Coffee Shop Inventory App Help Your Business?

Running a coffee shop can sometimes feel like an unending series of daily challenges. From training baristas in the fine art of coffee preparation to trouble-shooting balky machinery, there’s usually more work to do than time available to complete it. Yet most coffee shop owners and managers wouldn’t trade jobs with anyone because few other…

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Preparing to open a second restaurant requires ample planning.

Are You Ready to Open a Second Restaurant?

Perhaps the greatest misconception in the restaurant industry is that a high percentage of establishments fail in the first year. You’ll find “experts” who claim that from 60 percent to as many as 90 percent of restaurants close in their first year of operation. Such long odds for success would be enough to discourage even…

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