Cloud based point of sale (POS) systems are becoming increasingly popular amongst small business owners all over the world, but are they really the best option for your business both financially and with the features they provide?
Lucia Pineda, owner and operator of Citi Market Places in Los Angeles needed to replace her aged Sams4s register. Like many business owners she wanted to something simple to use and cost effective. After doing research she found that the option to rent a solution was an option. And that she could pay monthly for the service. Her base amount she was looking at for renting was 100 per month for one terminal. So starting with a base of 100 per month her service fees begin to go more towards $200 per month. She decided on this solution out of necessity based on time. Her investigation was minimal because there was little barrier to entry. After speaking with the POS company She was promised a solution by Clover and for what the base system didn't offer she was offered to subscribe to monthly app services that would handle her additional needs.
Thanks in large part to today’s global economy many businesses need multi-language support from their point of sale system whether it’s due to location, clientele, or just stems from the want to grow internationally, multi-language support from a point of sale system is no longer an option, it’s a necessity for businesses worldwide. With many international clients Cafe Cartel Systems is perfectly positioned to help you with multi-language support for your point of sale system.
It’s the classic dilemma of Federal vs States rights that makes banking for marijuana businesses so challenging. When it comes to banking the federal level still trumps states like Colorado and Washington who have legalized small amounts of medical marijuana for recreational use. This makes bank accounts and payment processing services very difficult for marijuana businesses to obtain; forcing many shop owners to deal with substantial amounts of cash. This makes many challenges arise such as: paying employees and vendors in cash and unnecessary fines for cash payments of taxes. In spite of these challenges marijuana is gaining widespread support in terms of public opinion and political success and with that inevitably banking solutions will be more available.
When it comes to bakeries and restaurants bigger brand names doesn’t always mean better. And the little known New York based full service bakery and lunch spot La Baguette is living proof of that very fact. La Baguette shop is a family owned Caribbean-American that for over 20 years has provided the New York community with authentic fresh breads and pastries. In fact many of their recipes are actually family recipes that have been passed down for generations.