“KAEME” meaning “remember me”, is a Ghanaian-based cosmetics company started in 2016 that specializes in providing shea butter soufflés, black soaps, African-print toiletry bags, and handmade soy candles. At the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, they were featured on the CNN Voices of the Pandemic series. We sat down with Freda Obeng-Ampofo, founder of KAEME to discuss their experience so far.
What was the motivation behind you starting KAEME?
I have traveled a
It is a common misconception to think that mergers and acquisitions, popularly referred to as M&A is only for large-scale, multi million businesses. Even in the local or regional set-up, M&A arrangements can be a power move for small and medium-sized enterprises (SME).
The concept of fast growth and value generation through M&A works just as much for SME, as it does for larger ones. When executed the right way and with the aid of the right financial advisors, the synergy of your b
Point of sale (POS) systems are becoming the technology of choice for organizations looking to thrive in the cutthroat business industry.
Grand View Research reveals that the POS software market surpassed $9.3 billion last year and will reach $18.1 billion by 2027. This increase can be attributed to its ability to automate sales processes, monitor inventory, and provide businesses real-time data and reports. It can also help businesses make quick and educated decisions to increase store pr
A customer loyalty program or rewards program is a structured marketing strategy that rewards loyal customers that frequently engage with a brand. It is a combination of the use of communication, commercial incentives, marketing tactics and even games and events in order for brands to build a strong and lasting relationship with their customers and heighten their retention.
After decades of mastering and cultivating customer loyalty, Disneyland swears by their program as one of its leading
ALRAJ is a family business based in Burundi. They went into the business a couple of years ago as a single store selling cement and now they are distributors of building materials with 2 different locations. We reached out to them and Raj, the manager of the company, and was able to set up a meeting. Could you tell me more about how you started your business?
Our business is a family business. My parents started this business. In Africa, particularly in Burundi, many of the businesses are in
Tratamiento Capilar Nicaragua started its journey in 2014 by selling beauty products for the hair only via the internet using Facebook and other social networks. As they kept on growing, before 4 years, they managed to open a physical store. Tratamiento Capilar Nicaragua has been using Loyverse POS for almost 3 years now. We reached out to their representative for a short interview to learn more about their experience and how Loyverse POS has helped their business.
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Grand City Buses is a company which is running 38 buses in Bangkok.
The business owner, Mr.Siriwat, inherited his parent's business 20 years ago when he was 28 years old. So in total, they have been operating bus service for 40+ years. His son is also going to inherit the company.
Mr.Siriwat put Safety as a company core value and keeps educating his employees to be professional drivers. Especially against the COVID-19 pandemic, he obligated all passengers to put on a mask and all drive
Launching a business, let alone running it is arduous and not for the faint of heart. The tedious process includes coming up with the idea, developing the business plan, finding and securing investors, products source, suppliers, finding a location, hiring employees and spreading the word through marketing, advertising, and social media. Despite going through all the hard work of all the steps, there’s always a lingering chance that a single lapse could cause the entire business to fail. Just li
Loyverse team met with Healthy Juice from Qatar, they have juice stalls which provide fresh juice, hot drinks, bubble tea and waffles. Lately they have participated in a 20 days festival in one of the stadiums where World Cup 2022 will be held.
They hope to expand and have locations in all World Cup Stadiums in Qatar and to educate people on the benefits of Fruit Juice.
How long have you been using Loyverse?
We have been using it for a couple of years now, from around 2018. We
Retail franchising gives merchants and entrepreneurs the experience of owning a business without some of the risks and mistakes startups often make. By running an already established system of operations, your business is much more proven and secured. Not to mention not needing to invest much on advertisement and brand recognition, since those are already a given upon purchase of the franchise. You can also always count on support and advice from the franchisor and other franchisees to help you
Sai Wine LTD is a Cafe located in Ghana. They focus on providing unique wine experiences to their customers, such as wine and food pairing events, wine tasting events, and so on. We reached out to their representative, Theresah, for an interview. A meeting was set with Sai Wine LTD CEO, Nadia who shared about their experience using Loyverse.
- Why and how did you start your business?
For me, it was a spiritual calling to start the business. It was something that when I was on holida
On January 14, 2021, Crozdesk has published the list of the best 20 solutions among the Point of Sale (POS) Software for Retail.
Loyverse POS received the total result of 86 points out of 100 possible with a high score of users satisfaction 89%, 58/100 scores of market presence, and 4.5 / 5 of user ratings.
The software comparison portal Crozdesk.com creates the featured list of the best 20 products determined by the unbiased, category-specific Crozscore ranking methodology.
Uniformes 360 is a local business in Venezuela dedicated to selling uniforms for small and medium enterprises. They started their journey in 2007. They sell uniforms of every type, from school and college uniforms to uniforms for doctors, chefs, cookers, personal service, and so on. Interested in learning about their experience with Loyverse POS, we reached out to their representative.
-How was the year 2020? Was your business affected by the pandemic?
Yes, it was affected in the
Just like how our car’s dashboard gives us real-time data about how our car is performing, dashboard software collects data that can optimize business management and contribute to the overall success of the company. In just a glance, dashboard softwares helps merchants and business owners have a better grip of their business’ performance by creating data visualizations (charts, graphs, scales, etc) to evaluate their operations at any time. This will eventually help them have better forecasts fo
Ichinoyu is a 391-year-old company that keeps providing hot springs throughout 16 generations. Fortunately, we could reach out to their representative and listen to their secret of business success.
- Thank you for taking your time today. Could you please explain about your business shortly?
We are a hot spring called "Ichinoyu", which means "the first hot spring", running since 1630. One day, the founder saw a dream which told him that he should dig the ground of Hakone-tounosawa, a
“Retail is detail” and retail is all about data. Only those who know their data and are able to analyze and monitor them constantly will be successful in optimizing their business.
To source and manage their retail and wholesale data, the Kenyan company MWINGI has been using Loyverse POS and inventory system already for over a year. MWINGI is serving dispersed rural communities in Kenya in hard to reach areas due to the lack of infrastructure (roads, electricity). MWINGI has developed an e
Loyverse POS app can be installed and run on iMin mobile devices. iMin produces a line of integrated mobile devices dedicated to the point of sale systems. There are devices with build-in receipt printers, such as iMin M2, D1w, D2, D2 Pro, D3, D3 Premium, D4.
To connect the printer, select “Other model” in the Loyverse POS settings and set it as a Bluetooth printer. Check the tutorial: How to Set Up Other Printers in Loyverse POS
Some of the iMin models have dual screens; with suc
If you are one of the many who find themselves caught in the jumble trying to figure out the difference between online marketplaces and e-commerce websites, then you have come to the right place! Here, we break down for you a thorough comparison of the two online platforms that are big in the e-market arena today, to help you decide which one is best for you and your business.
You are not alone. Most people assume that online marketplaces and e-commerce websites may be the same thing. Thes
Loyverse App Marketplace got updates with new apps that allow integration with eCommerce platforms as well as connectors.
The eCommerce section gets new apps from SKUPlugs, Kosmos eSync, Octopus, Sqquid Multichannel. They enable the connection of Loyverse POS with popular eCommerce platforms and marketplaces, such as Shopify, WooCommerce, Magento, BigCommerce, Amazon, eBay, and many others. Integration of Loyverse POS with popular online platforms will connect your online and offline sales.
It is little question that the COVID-19 crisis has dramatically heightened the dynamics within the online business landscape across the globe as it significantly expanded the world of these types of businesses in terms of varieties of shops, products, services, and consumer groups. Furthermore, online shops in many countries have somewhat made a transition from luxury goods and services to everyday necessities like groceries and daily supplies, relevant to a large number of consumers.
Which tablet is the most popular among Loyverse KDS users? It is the topic of this research. But after researching all the data, we realized that we could not answer this question and the best solution is to pay attention to the most popular brands and their models.
The Loyverse Kitchen Display System app works in conjunction with the Loyverse POS app, which allows you to send orders to the kitchen and help waiters get their work done faster. Its scope is restaurants, cafes, and bars. The lat
Productive work and the success of any business directly depends on the professionalism and quality of accounting. Observing the deadlines for filing reports, timely and correct payment of taxes, correct charges, timely posting of primary documentation, drawing up declarations are conditions that have a direct impact on the fruitful work of all departments of a company or enterprise.
Accounting allows the company to avoid misunderstandings with the authorities and representatives of tax ser
Barrow AFC chooses Loyverse POS because it can work for all business facets: hospitality areas, ticketing, and the club shop.
The Sunmi T2 integrated POS hardware was installed in locations throughout the club. It consists of a 15.6″ HD touchscreen and integrated 80mm thermal receipt printer. The terminals have been paired with APG cash drawers and 2D barcode scanners where needed.
Using the latest POS technology allows the club to minimize the on-going financial outlay by keeping soft