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Sekure is fortunate to be providing payment processing software to thousands of mechanics and repair shops across the nation. Among these merchants, the most popular credit card terminal is the Verifone Vx520. While this is an excellent machine and has served the purposes of these merchants well, it has just been announced that it has been discontinued. This means that, while you’ll still be able to use it, you won’t be able to get assistance if you run into any problems.
Have you ever thought about creating a loyalty program but didn’t because you thought it was too complicated? The fact is, you don’t need to be a Fortune 500 company to build and implement a slick solution. Loyalty programs have come a long way since the days of Subway stamps, with today’s businesses harnessing the latest digital technologies to drive engagement and sales. Here’s how you can be one of them.
Gyms, along with restaurants, movie theatres, and hotels, have borne the brunt of the pandemic, as have just about all businesses in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector. Case in point: a 2020 McKinsey report noted that this and other most-affected sectors might not hit their pre-pandemic stride until 2024 or even 2025.
As the owner of a cat with a chronic illness, I am no stranger to my veterinarian. We were lucky that throughout the pandemic Big Moose, my cat, did not have any serious flare up of his illness. That said, I still got to see how our vet practice navigated lockdown measures while still providing necessary care, medicine, and products to their clients every time I had to head to the clinic to buy Big Moose’s specially prescribed food. It was clear during those interactions that the pandemic has not impacted the dedication these professionals have to their career, as well as to their clients and their owners.
With the Delta variant throwing a wrench into reopening plans, it looks like “back to normal” and “back to the office” won’t be happening any time soon. So we thought we’d throw together some stats on remote work so you can take the pulse of employee sentiment in the U.S. (and impress your colleagues at the water cooler, of course). Here we go.