Posted By: Sarah B. on January 20, 2017 in Merchant Focus
Sharing isn’t just something we teach our kids in grade school—it has taken over our culture and examples of the sharing economy are everywhere. The sharing economy is an economic model in which people share resources with each other as part of a peer-to-peer network. This is also known as a collaborative or peer economy. Collaborative customers want to use the tool without buying it, have a ride without paying for the car, and have access to the dress for the one day they need it.
Posted By: Sarah B. on January 9, 2017 in Merchant Focus
At the beginning of the season, winter weather can seem fun, or sometimes even magical. But after that feeling wears off, surviving winter can be wearing—especially if it points out issues such as leaky gutters, gaps in door jambs, or slippery surfaces. As every business owner knows, it’s best to fix these issues as soon as they are noticed to prevent additional damage and accidents.
Posted By: Sarah B. on December 20, 2016 in Merchant Focus
No one wants to be inspected—but it is a necessary evil in the restaurant business. The word inspection means “careful examination or scrutiny,” and that scrutiny can make it feel like the inspector is searching for flaws and errors to set you up for failure.


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