YOUR FESTIVE SEASON CHECKLIST

The festive season is nearly here and so is the need to make sure that all your boxes are ticked. To help you over silly season Merchant Capital has created a checklist to ensure your Budget, Staffing, Marketing and Stock requirements are met. Remember that if you need a cash injection to help you along, you can get a cash advance in 48 hours!

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SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH: BLACK FRIDAY

Black Friday, once only a North American marketing frenzy, has quickly been adopted by the South African retail market. But just because everyone else is doing it…does it make sense for your small business growth? Let us consider the pros and cons of Black Friday for small retail businesses.

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SMALL BUSINESS GROWTH: THE HOW’S AND THE WHEN’S

“Expanding can only be done when a company is ready”. These simple yet wise words from Adolf Dassler, Founder of Puma, considers an important idea for entrepreneurs.

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5 BIG BENEFITS TO AN ONLINE RESERVATION SYSTEM

If your small business relies on telephonic reservations as a core component, you may be familiar with some of these daily downfalls: Like bad lines leading to unclear info gathering. Deposits or upfront payments can prove tricky to manage.

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MARKETING FOR RETAILERS: USING INFLUENCERS EFFECTIVELY

If you need a plumber, how do you find one? Will you harvest options on Google or do you rather phone a friend? Most likely the latter.

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15 FINANCIAL TERMS EVERY ENTREPRENEUR NEEDS TO KNOW

Running a retail business comes with constant learning curves: Whether you’re a rookie entrepreneur just starting out with a big potential, or a seasoned pro looking to expand.

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MERCHANT CASH ADVANCE VS CROWD FUNDING

Shiny new funding models pop up everyday and so it's difficult to know which small business loan is right for you. Crowdfunding is one such concept.

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THE PROS AND CONS OF SEASONAL BUSINESS

In an ever-changing global economy, entrepreneurs are seeking out inventive ways to find competitive success while balancing work with life. Opening a seasonal business is one such strategy.

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GREAT PEOPLE MAKE BUSINESSES GREAT

"The customer is always right" is an all too familiar mantra famous for putting staff at the back of a very long line of clients. But in actuality...

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WHY US & WHY NOW?

The Merchant Capital Cash Advance provides quick and simple access to working capital, increasing your business' cash flow without the fixed monthly payments and prohibitive qualification criteria of traditional business loans.

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