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Being a hardware store owner is, well, hard. You have to compete with big-box retailers and other e-commerce independents. But that doesn’t mean all.

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Six International Restaurant Design Trends Making it Big in South Africa

 

While local restaurants are taking their cue from international front-runners when it comes to cuisine, that’s not all they are adopting. Increasing.

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Black Friday not necessarily a “Black & White” decision for small business growth

Black Friday, once only a North American marketing frenzy, has quickly been adopted by the South African retail market. But just because everyone else.

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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.

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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. The reason is.

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Pop-Up Shops

A Pop-Up Shop, otherwise known as ‘flash retailing’, is a temporary retail space that takes up short-term occupancy in order to market brands and sell.

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Technology In Retail Business

The manager runs up to a patron in his busy restaurant, with a concerned frown on his face saying, “Sir, I just wanted to check everything is okay with.

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How to use aesthetics to attract more customers

Warm coffee and the smell of freshly-baked bread on a winter’s morning are far more likely to get feet through the door than a flyer.

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Networking: It’s who you know

At Merchant Capital we understand that running a business means there is limited time to breathe. There’s no chance you could squeeze a casual chat.

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