13 AUG 2015For Small Retailers, eCommerce Is Local CommerceIf you own a local business, does eCommerce matter to you? It should. Merchants often think of eCommerce as something that’s only for big, national or global businesses. Conventional wisdom says that if you own a mom-and-pop retail shop, a food truck or restaurant, or even a multi-location small business, your market isn’t large enough to justify an investment in eCommerce. Most of your customers are local, and they know you. At least, that’s what many business owners think.
30 JUL 2015The Impact a Data Breach Could Have on Your BusinessThough over 70% of data security breaches are targeted at small businesses or particular industries1, and it’s rare that the business itself discovers the breach. Most events are detected by a law enforcement agency or a third party, such as a bank or a card association, that notices a rise in fraud that can be traced back to a specific merchant.