HASCAP (Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program) to bring your business up to speed

by Smart Vendor July 16, 2021

There has been some talk among small businesses recently regarding the HASCAP (Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program). But

  • What is HASCAP?
  • Does it apply to my business?
  • Why should I use it?
  • Are there any strings attached?


HASCAP is a “G....

Pet Food Sustainability and its Impact on Consumer Behavior

by Smart Vendor July 15, 2021

Hundreds of pet stores across the country serve more than 16 million pet cats and dogs living in Canadian households. According to Statista, Canadian consumers are willing to pay more for healthy pet food. Learn more about how to leverage this market trend and consumer behavior in your product portfolio to increase market s....

The 4 most important advanced retail POS features

by admin January 4, 2020

What should retailers today expect from their POS systems? The short answer is, a lot. Conducting sales today is much more complex than simply ringing in items at the cash register. Small and mid-size retailers are managing both in-store and e-commerce operations. These activities require a POS system which fully integrates....

Unique Ways to manage stress for Retailers

by admin January 1, 2020

Being a retailer or a store owner is hard work. You live in a high-paced competitive environment that’s changing every day and you always need to be ahead of the game to succeed. The hidden side of a successful retail career is an immeasurable buildup of stress. If you ever feel like you’ve burnt out, it is not the job,....