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Description:  A Thanksgiving weekend study (PDF) by small business finance provider Capital Access Network shows a 3.9 percent increase in same-store credit and debit-card sales at Main Street restaurants and merchandisers, compared to the same period in 2011. A recent look at how Etsy sellers are faring this holiday season indicates that sleepless nights lie ahead. How canindependent retailers make the most of inexpensive technology to better manage their holiday rush online and off? Here are a handful of suggestions:

Source: Businessweek.com

Date: Dec 11, 2012

Link:  http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2012-12-11/retailers-use-technology-to-manage-the-holiday-rush#r=nav-f-column

Questions for Discussions:

  • Summarize the advice provided to small business operators in this article.
  • Which do you think is most important?
  • What other advice would you suggest?

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