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Working from a cafe

Many people do their jobs from a cafe. Cafe as a working place is popular among freelancers as well as for office workers.  Freelancers often find it difficult to work at home and lose concentration Working at home, we often get distracted and lose motivation. Often we associate home as a place to relax. If you have to do your tasks at home, such as reading articles and researching materials for future work, we need to spend much more time than the job itself requires. Sometimes we can

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Ashly

Why are some coffee shops growing into successful chains, and some are hardly getting cash positive as single outlets?

One of my friends started a coffee shop as an individual business three years ago. Despite all his efforts, now this cafe is closed because it was cash negative and drove him a minus. Recently, I read about Romanian guys, who started their coffee shop business three years ago as well, with 10K euros and 12 sq.meters, and now they have over 150 coffee shops, have sold 35% of their company to venture investor, and have opened their franchise.  Quite impressive growth over the same three

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Elias

Masks 2.0. Example of business that is growing despite the coronavirus crisis

Despite, that analytics says that there is a start of the global economic crisis, there is a business that is on the rise: Manufacturing of Masks. For example URBAN AIR MASK 2.0 https://www.airinum.com/products/urban-air-mask-2-0-classic?variant=13654585606249 This manufacturer is out of stock. His fancy designed mask cost 69 USD. It is reusable, with filters. The original cost of such a mask, I believe small. Margin-profit should be very big. Looks good for business i

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Elias in Entrepreneurship

Loyverse POS was Awarded as one of the Top20 Point of Sale Solutions in 2020 by Crozdesk

Loyverse POS gets a high score of users satisfaction 88%, 57 scores of market presence, 4.4 / 5 of user ratings and other parameters. This Point of Sale (POS) Software awards list was published by the software comparison portal Crozdesk.com. It features the best 20 products in 2020 as determined by the unbiased, category-specific Crozscore ranking methodology. This takes into account a product's relevance to the Point of Sale (POS) category and can differ from the product's universal Crozsc

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Andy in News

Canceling Receipts

Sometimes Loyverse users face a situation where a receipt is made by mistake. For instance, the receipt has the wrong payment type. Until now, the only way to fix the mistake was to make a refund of the receipt and then make a new receipt with the correct data. In this case, the sale data from the wrong receipt was still taken into account for some report parameters, which caused inconvenience. With the cancellation of the receipts feature, you can avoid this situation. The canceled receipt

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Andy

Live chat support will be included only with add-ons

Dear Loyverse users, We wanted to let you know that from February 15th, 2020 live chat support will be included only with add-ons such as Employee Management and Advanced Inventory.  If you do not use any of the add-ons, you will still be able to find answers to your questions in the Help Center or in the Loyverse Community. To get fast assistance via live chat 24/7, please subscribe to either of the add-ons starting at $5 USD/month. If you have any questions, please write here in

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Setting Taxes in the POS (for iOS)

Starting with version 2.26 Loyverse POS for iOS, you can create and change taxes at the POS.  In the ‘Taxes’ section of the ‘Settings’ menu, you can add new taxes and change existing ones.  For more details about adding taxes in POS, see help article: How to Set Up Taxes in the POS  

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Andy

Essential Features of Point of Sale System for Retail

Modern POS systems have a lot of functionality for different ones. However, there are several essential features that you need to use in a retail business. Ability to sale different product The POS system should allow selling your types of products. For example, if you sell cloth, you should be able to process the same item with different sizes. The POS should give you the ability of sale through scanning barcodes, to make the process of selling quick and straightforward. For grocery stor

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Andy

CDS on Android Smartphones

Starting with version 1.0.4, Loyverse СDS also works on Android Smartphones. Before, it was working only on tablets, but Loyverse users wanted to run CDS on smartphones to have a portable display for customers’ convenience. Loyverse Customer Display System (CDS) is an interactive customer-facing screen that displays the details of the customer’s order and allows them to enter the email address for digital receipts.   For details of CDS works, please check here:  How L

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Andy

CDS on iPhones

Starting with version 1.08 Loyverse СDS also works on iPhones. Loyverse CDS (Customer Display System) is an interactive customer-facing screen that displays the details of customer’s order and allows to enter the email address for digital receipts. For details of CDS works, please check here: How Loyverse CDS Customer Display Works Customer Display System Configuration Guide

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Andy

Dark Theme for KDS on iOS

Starting with version 1.09 Loyverse KDS for iOS has a dark theme. Updates: KDS for Androids has dark theme mode starting from version 1.06. You can switch on the “Use dark theme” option in the Settings of the KDS app. This feature is currently available for iOS users and will be available for Android users later.

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Home Screen Item Layout for Android Smartphones

The new feature has been released on Loyverse POS app for Android in version 2.14. Android smartphone users now have the option to choose the layout of the home sales screen; either grid or list. This feature allows you to find a desired product or discount with more ease to add to the receipt. To set your smartphone in list layout, go to “General” under the application settings and tap ‘Home screen item layout’. The list layout is set by default for smartphones but if you prefer

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Andy

Loyverse KDS v. 1.06 for iOS

Loyverse KDS v. 1.06 for iOS: - Added the option to mark completed items - Bug fixes and performance improvements Now you can now tap and untap items displayed on the kitchen display system to indicate if an item has been prepared or undo(if selected wrongly).   Update: The option to mark completed items is also released in the 1.08.2 version of Loyverse KDS for Android. 

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Added Support of Built-in Printers of Sunmi Devices

Loyverse added the support of built-in printers of Sunmi devices. The following is the list of devices which supports this functionality: Sunmi V1 Sunmi V1S Sunmi V2 Sunmi V2 pro Sunmi T1 mini Sunmi T2 mini Sunmi D2 mini Sunmi T2 Sunmi S2 Sunmi M2 From now on, you can easily connect built-in printers by selecting SUNMI in the Loyverse POS app printer settings. Read more: Top 5 Popular Sunmi Devices among Loyverse POS Users After that, all the settings will b

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Home screen item layout for iPhones

The new feature has been released on Loyverse POS app for iOS version 2.21. iPhone users now have the option to choose the layout of the home sales screen; either grid or list. This feature allows you to find a desired product or discount with more ease to add to the receipt. To set your iPhone in list layout, go to “General” under the application settings and tap ‘Home screen item layout’. The list layout is set by default for iPhones but if you prefer the grid layout, choose list opt

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andres

New Feature: Purchase History of a Registered Customer in the POS

Now,  you can access the list of receipts of registered customers on the POS. This is useful when you want to find a receipt from a specific customer or check the previous purchases of the customer. To see the purchase history of the customer when making sales, just tap the button “view purchases” on the registered customer profile. You will see the list of the customer’s past receipts issued from your store. Select to see details. This feature is currently available on iOS, and

Andy

Andy

SumUp payments for Android and tips for iOS

We are happy to announce that since the version of the Loyverse POS app 2.10.2 for Android, the app can be integrated with SumUp card readers. First, you have to download and install the Sumup app on your device. Then connect the SumUp app with your SumUp account. When you make a sale in the Loyverse POS app and choose SumUp as the payment type, SumUp will open to process the payment through the SumUp reader. Details on how to connect Loyverse POS app on Android devices with SumUp c

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Andy

3 Business Lessons That Every Entrepreneur Should Learn

Do you want to develop faster and better than your competitors? Regardless of which niche you are building your business, there are chips that work or do not work for everyone. And today I want to share with you the best business lessons that guarantee you a 100% chance of success in whatever you are doing. Ready to learn them and be always ahead? Then we will not waste time Lesson 1: Your employees are not your children or your personal assistants You do not have to run at their

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Andy

New feature: Home screen item layout for tablets

The new feature has been released on Loyverse POS app for Android. Tablet users now have the option to choose the layout of the home sales screen - either in a grid or linear form. The feature allows you to find the desired product or discount more conveniently and add them to the receipt. You can find the option by going to the General section of the application settings. The grid layout is set by default but if you prefer the List layout, click the option to make the change. In t

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Andy

The Release of a New Version of POS app for Android

The new version 2.0 of Loyverse POS app for Android tablets and smartphones has just been released. We implemented cool new designs, such as a new customized sale screen, payment selection screen, receipt management, and many others.   The list features added to the new Loyverse POS app for Android: - App redesign - Added item layout setup to quickly access most used items, categories, and discounts (tablet only) details: How to Arrange Sale Screen in Loyverse POS - Added s

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Andy

New Feature: Dark Theme

The background of the app should match the user’s environment. Up until now, the Loyverse POS app had only one background setting – the light interface. Such a theme is very suitable for use in the daytime and bright environment. However, a significant amount of our users work in a dark environment or during the night, for example, in cafes or bars. To satisfy the needs of such users and make their experience with Loyverse POS much better, we have decided to add the dark theme at the POS. This a

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Andy

Podcast: Cycling to Success with Loyverse POS for Bike Shops

Our Loyverse POS colleague headed over to the beautiful city of Antwerp to hear the story of two young cyclist first time entrepreneurs using Loyverse free Point of Sale for Bike Shops. Listen to the full podcast, or read the text interview below!   Hello, Nicholas. So the first question is what is your business and why did you start your business? Ok Your business’ name is cyclant? Yes, sick-lant... cyclant... however you want to pronounce it. So how did you star

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Andy in Customer Stories

New Feature: Reprinting Kitchen Orders

The possibility of reprinting the kitchen orders has also been added. This would be useful when your kitchen printer had not printed the order for some reason (for example, when it ran out of paper). If you open the saved ticket and tap ‘Reprint order’ button from the three dots menu. the kitchen printer will reprint the ticket with the label ‘Reprint’ at the top. You can also reprint the kitchen orders 2 hours after closing the open ticket from the Receipts section. See details:

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Andy

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