Like it or not, customers do judge a book by its cover when it comes to your brick-and-mortar store. In fact, they make judgments about whether you will have what they need in the first eight seconds of walking past your store. And once they’re two seconds past the door, they won't turn around.
This means you have roughly four seconds to grab their attention. That’s a wee amount of time to set a good impression, and if you fail to do that, well, they’re most likely heading straight to your
Could you introduce your business?
THE HOTGUY BURGER SHOP is a franchise burger shop. There are 11 stores and 2 of them are owned by us.
We started as a home-based burger seller and used to bring burgers from home to the office. In 2016, we saw the demand for our burgers increase. So we decided to sell more, using Facebook as a marketing tool. After a year, we established our first burger shop, in 2017, providing only take-out. And we started the dine-in service in 2018.
Donde la Kathy is an online business that sells beauty, cosmetics, and personal care products. The business started at the peak of the pandemic. The business consists of the sale of various brands via catalog. Some of these brands are Natura, Yist, Viogrin, Leonisa etc. Due to the good marketing skills the owner of this business demonstrated during the first year of operating, today there are a lot of other brands that reach out to her to sell their products.
What was your motivation for b
Clean Stop offers professional car valeting services in Swords Plaza Car Park, Dublin, City Square Car Park, Waterford and The Courthouse Car park, Summer Street, Limerick. Aiming to make a difference in the market, they are working hard each day toward this goal. They have been using Loyverse in their business since they started and we are happy to share their story.
Can you briefly describe your business?
We are a business Clean Stop, based in Ireland. The business started around 3-
Now that the holiday season is fast approaching, how about you delve into the tried and tested method of sales promotions to increase sales? Sales promotion is proven to be a great way to ramp up sales, attract new customers, a powerful customer retention tactic, and an incredible way to take advantage of seasonal opportunities.
Sales promotions are short-term marketing strategies that drive sales by stirring up the urgency for the customer to purchase products. Because really, who doesn’t
La Brasa is a Ghanaian-owned fast food restaurant. The name stands for Charcoal grill. They are known for their charcoal-grilled chicken, which is sold along with fries and other side dishes. We got to meet with Milady, owner of La Brasa.
How did you start the business?
I had a previous business where I sold commercial kitchen equipment to restaurants and hotels. At the time, my business was struggling so I decided to start a side business to support it. Now, the side business i
Let’s face it. We all hate that long queue leading to the cashier. In most cases, a slow checkout process results in frustrated shoppers and poor customer service satisfaction, which can mean a slump in sales.
Although it may seem like a long line is good for business, a survey of grocery store buyers showed that 32% of customers choose to shop elsewhere to avoid a long line, while 11% of shoppers abandon their trip entirely.
Clearly, every second counts at the checkout counter. While
Manesti Interior are interior architects whose vocation is to follow you in the realization of your projects and development. The company was founded in 2008 in Belgium and now they also have a branch in Marbella, Spain. Manesti Interior offers their interior design services through the sale, as well as the assembly of custom-made furniture, in addition to accompanying their customer hand in hand in the realization of any work, interior design, or landscaping with the aim of improving its living
Sales, sales, sales. Every retailer has their eyes on the prize. Many businesses go above and beyond to get more of that. If you stumbled upon this article, chances are you're looking for new ideas to increase sales in your business.
Maybe you’re looking to stand out from the fierce competition, or perhaps you just want to brush up on your retail selling skills. Whatever it is, you’ve come to the right place. Today, we are going to share with you 9 Techniques to Drive Sales.
Dunlop Tires Egypt is the exclusive distributor for Dunlop tires and Duracell batteries in Egypt and a long-time customer of Loyverse. They distribute through their own retail stores and other dealers. We were happy to have a call with Mohamed Walid who is the current Chief operating officer of the company.
How did you start your business?
This is a family business that started in 1968 and I am the third generation of the family. Back the business was a flourishing one because it
Batam Baguettes provides quality European bread made from Indonesian ingredients.
James from the UK and Susie from Indonesia are married and are the founders of Batam Baguettes that provide European bread in Indonesia.
- Could you introduce your business?
We are a small cafe bakery in Batam that started in 2015 and now coming up to be six years. Our main product is hand-made bread. We are producing European bread from 95% Indonesian ingredients, including cheese, and now we hav
With a market that never runs out and a failure rate of 10%, it is no wonder why the coffee shop industry will never, ever go out of style. Yes, we said it. In the coffee world, no matter where you are, you will never lack a market for your product, and not many businesses have that as a bragging right.
With demand so high and competition so fierce, how do you stand out from the pack? How do you turn your customers into regulars? Today, we are going to talk about coffee shop loyalty and cus
Agüita, ‘El Born Wine Bar’, is the place to taste and buy special wines made handcrafted by winemakers loving their terroir. It offers cheeseboards, charcuterie, salmon, and other delicatessen selected to pair with their wines to make you enjoy a beautiful dinner. The owner of Agüita, Mr. Joan Jofra, shared with us why he decided to own a wine bar and how he implemented Loyverse in his business.
When did you open your wine shop and why did you choose this type of business?
I have bee
Yes, you read that right; #The ShopLocal trend is taking over the world one small retail business at a time!
Nearly every aspect of life had experienced a dramatic shift when the COVID19 pandemic broke out, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the world of retail. Now, if you think this pandemic is slowing down chances for your small business to succeed, read on. Because this might be the year you get your big break.
The drastic change in customers’ shopping habits is becoming mor
We’re going to say it, loud and proud: small businesses are the backbone of the economy. The Federation of Small Businesses reports nearly 6 million businesses with fewer than 50 employees, with half the gross revenue of the entire private sector. Some of these businesses are very small – so small that they are run entirely by the business owner alone.
These tiny but fierce businesses thriving today in the competitive market are called “nano businesses,” with “fewer than one” people engaged
WISSLER is a bar and restaurant serving cold beer, tasty cocktails, and maybe the best burger in town. They are located in Spain. The owner of WISSLER, Mr.Duus, shared with us that they aim to give each customer a great time when they are visiting their bar by offering a great atmosphere and not only serving food and drinks.
-Can you briefly describe the story of your business?
My girlfriend and I moved to Spain about one year and a half ago. We have been working here on and off becaus
Kaffé Koffee is the first 24/7 coffee shop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania that roasts its coffee freshly every day and offers authentic coffee with options of non-dairy and original desserts. Muntazir Hussein, founder, and owner of Kaffé Koffee talks about his business.
How did you start your business?
We started on the 1st of July, 2020 as a coffee shop and then invested in the roastery to get into the small-scale industry within the country. There were hardly any roasters who had the fa
When running a food service or retail business, it is crucial to evaluate it regularly to ensure that you’re on the right track. One of the most integral parts of your business is managing your inventory.
Inventory management is an essential part of supply chain management that ensures you have the right products in the correct quantity for sale at the right time.
How has your small business’s inventory management been so far?
Have you had the right products and the right quantit
Bazzar & Company is a company specialized in the sale of all kinds of products, such as kitchen products, carpentry supplies, garden products, etc. It operates in Argentina. Argentina is a country with very little production. Most of the products are imported and Bazar agrees to sell products through suppliers that do business with other countries. Bazaar&Co has several branches. We met with Mr. Huang, who runs one of them.
How did you start this business?
I was born and raised
With the vaccines being rolled out in all parts of the globe and as the economy reopens, things are beginning to look up again for small businesses.
Small business owners are hopeful that now is the best time to take that plunge or level up the way they run their business, as chances for profits are on the rise. To be successful, you will need to grab your consumer's attention and make your business stand out from competitors.
Here are 9 game-changing tips every small business owners
- Could you explain about your business?
My name is Felix from Indonesia, and founder of Hërbox. Hërbox provides vegan rice boxes & catering serving the Jakarta Metropolitan Area. Hërbox is started in 2020 May as a survival project against the COVID-19 pandemic for our business. Originally, our main business was Tyfel Coffee - the vegan Friendly and specialty coffee shop. But, due to the pandemic and lockdown, we adapt, and now we do everything online. Within 1 year we are able to expan
Edison Wang is the founder of a Co-Operative for dog owners community in Indonesia, Koperasi I-RAW. The Co-Operative now has 47 Member-Owners serving over 1000 members of the I-RAW community and thousands more general public. Ever since the founding of the Co-Operative, Loyverse has been the best solution for them in managing and growing the business.
- Could you explain about your organization?
One year ago, I had an idea of starting a Dog Owners Co-Operative to help small business ow
You can read about past times from books, look at old photos and movies or listen to stories, but have you ever got a chance to step inside the history? This is the mission of BLUERAY. They know how to experience history as if on your own skin. BLUERAY makes the impossible possible and brings the past to life. It offers virtual time travels as a service, and they do custom solutions for others.
Egle Rääsk, the founder of BLUERAY, shares with us the history of this special entrepreneurship a