BYOD Mixes Business With Pleasure, Saves Money

3 advantages of wireless barcode scanners

The days of professionals strapping on Batman-style belts to harness multiple cell phones are behind us. These days it's OK to mix business with pleasure — when it comes to the device you're using at least. Bring It With You Cell phones are transforming into personal computers in your pocket. In … [Read more...]

Bankrupt: 3 takeaways from the demise of Oreck

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  Distribution and Sales Oreck chose to distribute and sell its vacuum cleaners through a chain of 96 retail stores it wholly owned. Reports are surfacing that former CEO Doug Cahill left the company in March over his disagreement with this approach. One has to ask, in the era of Amazon.com … [Read more...]

Spring forward into time saving business technology

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The APA estimates that businesses can reduce their annual payroll expense by up to 4% by implementing an automated time tracking system.  If you are considering whether or not to automate, here are the most important things to consider: What to measure First consider what you are trying to … [Read more...]

Why Small Businesses Integrate Their Inventory Management & Accounting Systems

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Inventory management is about knowing exactly where and how many of an item you have in your warehouse.  So it makes sense that to ensure your inventory asset value on your financial reports matches what is physically in stock one would integrate their inventory package  and account package. 3 Key … [Read more...]

Drill or hole? What are they buying – and what are you selling?

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A guy walks into a hardware store and says to the clerk, “I need a drill.” Clerk says, “Well, not really. You want to make a hole.” If you’re in retail and your customer comes in and says, “I need a drill,” or “I want a drill,” or “Where are the drills?” you, the salesperson, begin some … [Read more...]