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Cash Register Bottleneck Effect in Business: How to Avoid It in Your Store

Cash Register Bottleneck Effect in Business: How to Avoid It in Your Store

Americans spend 37 billion hours a year waiting in line, according to The New York Times. Time spent waiting to make a purchase may play an important role in customer perception of their overall experience. Updating your cash register technology and techniques can cut down on the bottleneck effect in business and improve customer satisfaction. Use a Modern POS System The familiar “ka-ching!” of a cash register may soon become a thing of the past. POS systems that run on a computer or mobile device tend to run faster than traditional registers. Older models may not be well-equipped to process…

5 Businesses Share Their Tips for a Paperless Office

5 Businesses Share Their Tips for a Paperless Office

Going green is about more than one’s self-esteem. For businesses, reducing their environmental impact and going paperless brings significant financial and efficiency benefits. It’s not surprising, therefore, that 49 percent of CEOs surveyed claimed sustainability ranked among their top three business initiatives, according to Nitro. Sustainability is more than a pipe dream: 33 percent of surveyed businesses reported being “nearly there” in becoming paper free, according to Nitro’s research. With the help of the right software, organizational know-how and an openness to change, your business can go digital and reduce your environmental footprint, resulting in more office…

Will an Electronic Signature Hold Up in Court?

Will an Electronic Signature Hold Up in Court?

In the age of convenience, it’s no surprise that documents — and even signatures — are being digitized. In comparison to the old process of mailing documents to obtain a signature or requiring a customer to visit your business, digital signatures offer an efficiency boon for businesses and customers alike. You’ve likely shopped at a business that had an electronic PIN pad that prompted you to sign on the screen instead of printed receipt paper. If you’re a business owner, this likely prompted you to wonder, “Are electronic signatures as legally binding as traditional paper signatures?” If you’re…

6 Green Technologies to Go Paperless at the Workplace

6 Green Technologies to Go Paperless at the Workplace

Green technology has experienced an undeniable uptick over the last decade. Investments in renewable energy reached $286 billion globally in 2016 and accounted for over half of all added power generated. Smart homes are catching on, enabling homeowners to be more energy efficient and Tesla, Inc. stock is enjoying a lofty price of $305.30 a share. With all this global investment in green technologies (and market indicators rewarding these initiatives), it’s not surprising that green solutions are also finding a welcome market at the workplace. The benefits for businesses are numerous, ranging from cost and space savings to…

Veterinary Software Streamlined Payments for Animal Specialty Group

Veterinary Software Streamlined Payments for Animal Specialty Group

Picture this: Piles of paper receipts stored in boxes, walled off behind storage unit doors, meticulously organized yet barely protected. This expensive and tedious plight is a reality for businesses in nearly all sectors, because receipts are the best defense in the event of a chargeback. That said, a paper receipt is useless if it’s faded, damaged or lost. Animal Specialty Group is a veterinary clinic specializing in a wide array of treatments including internal medicine, physical therapy, surgery and alternative medicine. To defend itself from chargebacks, Animal Specialty Group held onto paper receipt copies for seven years. This…