What are the pros and cons of using an iPad cash register for your specialty food store? One small business owner calculated that she saved over $10,000 by switching to an iPad POS system. Mercato gives the rundown on what food merchants need to know about POS software and hardware.
The seafood industry is on the rise. For award-winning fishmongers like Lobster Place, success started locally. From Boston to NYC, here are small business success stories.
As a small business owner, it’s your responsibility to know what insurance policies you need and what insurance covers. Whether its worker’s compensation or liability insurance, know how to protect your store.
Make your store a customer favorite. Follow these important tips to improve customer service and increase customer satisfaction today.
How to avoid overstocking inventory. Fresh produce can be hard to manage. Learn how to handle excess inventory and practice waste reduction at your small business – and how this will save you money.
Gourmet and artisan food businesses are growing fast. See the consumer trends that are expected to exponentially increase business for craftspeople in 2019.
Your employee training program can give your grocery or specialty food business a competitive edge. Read our training tips and ideas to improve customer service in your store. Successful staff training is important for more reasons than you might think.
Use the power of online reviews to your advantage. With these simple tactics, attract customers (and 5-star reviews) to your small business.
A directory of legal resources and a guide to get your small business started. Whether you are a grocery, specialty food merchant, craft purveyor or other small food business – Mercato is here to help.
Find the best POS and bookkeeping software for your grocery or store. For low to no monthly fees, credit card transactions and payment processing can become a lot easier.