How to Start a Winery: A Guide from KORONA

Starting any business is a monumental task. And starting a winery or vineyard is certainly no exception. It requires years of saving and planning and years more before you start turning a profit. And these are just the initial steps. Once up and running, a vineyard demands a tremendous amount of work, dedication, and [...]

2018-06-21T16:50:56+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Categories: POS System, Winery POS|Tags: , , , , , |

10 Quick Service and Convenience Store Marketing Ideas

Convenience store (c-store) or quick service restaurant (QSR) owners understand how difficult it is to increase sales in small businesses such as these. There is remarkable competition. No matter whether you’re located in an urban, suburban or rural area, you are forced to cater to the needs of every type of consumer, and repeat [...]

The Retail Debate: POS System or Cash Register

We’ve looked at the benefits of a point of sale system before, from a guide to buying one for your retail store to some price expectations. Here, we’ll do a quick comparison with a traditional cash register. The cash register is part of the hardware that comes with most POS systems, and for some [...]

2018-06-14T17:05:36+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: General, POS System|Tags: , , , |

A Guide to a New Retail Point of Sale System

Making big changes to your small business is always stressful. You have enough to worry about and it’s understandable to put some issues on the backburner. One potential change that might not be as tedious or expensive as it seems is upgrading your point of sale system. Too often, retailers find their POS to [...]

2018-06-05T15:43:47+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Categories: General, POS System, Retail POS|Tags: , , |

A Retail Business Plan in 7 Steps

Whether you have a brick and mortar store, an online shop or travel for markets or pop-ups, the field of retail gets more competitive every year. A proper retail business plan is imperative for a successful small business. This is true for businesses that simply need more direction and organization or for those that [...]

2018-06-05T15:45:22+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: General, Retail POS|Tags: , , , , |

How to Start a Liquor Store – 12 Simple Tips

Like starting any business, opening a liquor store is a monumental task. There are many factors to keep in mind to ensure that your small retail business is a success. Breaking down each of these factors into more manageable pieces is important for this success, as well as your own sanity. From determining your [...]

2018-06-12T14:00:22+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Categories: Retail POS|Tags: , , , |

Point of Sale Price? Here’s What to Expect.

Whether you are a one-person operation or have forty locations across the country, your point of sale solution is one of the most critical decisions you will have to make for your business. Point of sale software has become so much more than just a cash register; pen and paper or Excel are no [...]

2018-06-05T15:48:17+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: General, POS Functions, POS System|Tags: , |

Ways to Improve Sales in Retail at Your Brick and Mortar Store

Last week we talked about some of the best eCommerce platforms available for your webstore. Online sales have skyrocketed and Amazon has left most businesses scrambling to adjust and compete. Creating a unique online presence for your retail store is now essential. And deciding on the right eCommerce service and point of sale system [...]

2018-06-21T11:03:14+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Categories: General, POS System, Retail POS|

Top Retail eCommerce Platforms for Your Business

Online retail, or eCommerce, is currently growing three times faster than the wider industry. It accounted for 11% of sales in 2016 and jumped to 16% in 2017, shattering most predictions. Additionally, many of these transactions are now being completed on mobile devices; in fact, mobile eCommerce surpassed desktop in 2016. This added channel [...]

2018-06-05T15:50:09+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: Retail POS|Tags: , , , , |

8 Essential Pieces of Coffee Shop Equipment

Opening a new coffee shop is certainly a daunting task. The industry has exploded over the last several decades; with it so has competition and customer expectations. It’s an expensive endeavor as well. Espresso machines, grinders, refrigeration, and other important pieces of coffee shop equipment can run you a pretty penny. Even small details [...]

2018-06-05T15:51:07+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: Coffee Shop POS|Tags: , , , |