Whole Foods Market Could Be Amazon’s End.

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Lots of noise over Amazon’s recent acquisition of Whole Foods Market, with the media and various industry experts predicting it will be a major disruptor to the grocery sector. But I’m not so sure. It is widely predicted that by introducing advanced technology to the humble grocery store business, Amazon will turn Whole Foods into… Read More »

Square Introduces $999 POS Unit.

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Square has introduced a new point of sale unit, allegedly to help them attract higher volume, and more profitable, retailers. Word on the street is that they aren’t making money on the small retailers using portable card readers or iPads, so they need to move upmarket. It’s a logical thing to do, but will it… Read More »

Change or Fail…It’s Up to You!

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I love watching reality TV shows about industries I serve. Restaurant Impossible, Hotel Impossible, Bar Rescue, and Kitchen Nightmares are shows I tend to binge watch at the expense of other (perhaps more productive) activities. One recurring thing that I see on these shows is resistance to change. The people running failing businesses, the people… Read More »

Should You Run Your Business With An iPad?

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Many companies are selling point of sale systems that use an iPad for the hardware. It’s an appealing concept: buy a popular tablet from the lowest bidder and set up shop! Your customers will admire your cool approach to sales transactions, and at least at first, you’ll be up and running at a relatively low… Read More »