Small Business Technology

From POS and CRM to project management and accounting, we share the tools that help advance businesses and streamline tasks for retailers and interior designers

Houzz Pro 3D Floor Planner tool
The 3D models include cabinetry, appliances, islands, drawers, sinks and faucets.

Houzz Adds New Kitchen Features to Houzz Pro 3D Floor Planner

Houzz Inc., the leading platform for home remodeling and design, today introduced new 3D Floor Planner kitchen features for Houzz Pro, the all-in-one business management and marketing solution for…
Photo by Dmitry Mashkin on Unsplash
Photo by Dmitry Mashkin on Unsplash

A Look Inside Clubhouse

If you’re on social media, you’ve probably heard talk of Clubhouse. This invite-only social networking app hit the scene in April 2020, and as the COVID-19 pandemic picked up, so did its membership.…
Image by TheDigitalWay from Pixabay
Image by TheDigitalWay from Pixabay

6 Steps to Protecting Your Customer's Information

When data breaches hit large retailers, such as Target, we hear about it. Smaller businesses can have even more challenges when it comes to data security. As a retailer, it’s likely you accept credit…
Photo by Christiann Koepke on Unsplash
Photo by Christiann Koepke on Unsplash

3 Payment Platforms for Retailers and Designers

In an environment where cash may not be exchanging hands and checks can require the extra step of going to a bank, not to mention the convenience of credit cards for clients and customers on big-…
Image by antonbe from Pixabay
Image by antonbe from Pixabay

4 Tips For Using TikTok in Your Design or Retail Business

TikTok is a platform that celebrates creators. From amateur dancers recreating 15-second dances to amateur chefs folding a tortilla into quadrants, the video platform gives anyone and everyone an…
storis ecommerce enhancements
Storis has announced enhancements to its eStoris platform to help retailers with ecommerce.

Storis Rolls Out New e-Commerce Enhancements

STORIS has introduced new functionality to its eSTORIS integrated e-commerce platform across logistics, financed payment options and product imagery, designed to assist home furnishings retailers who…
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

Pay Attention to What's Next

This last year has been for assessing… and pivoting… and assessing again… and pivoting again. Coronavirus and all that came with it pretty much dominated our lives and our business decisions. While…
Augmented reality
Digitizing your product inventory is the first step in launching augmented reality on your website.

How Augmented Reality Can Enhance Your E-Commerce User Experience

The coronavirus pandemic has made consumers more judicious about leaving their homes, which means e-commerce is more important now than ever before. Consumers are shopping with purpose, often doing…
TEXTUR
Greg Terrill says TXTUR furniture is designed to be upcycled over and over again, with credits for customers returning furniture, and discounts on upcycled, refurbished pieces.

TXTUR Takes Sustainability to the Next Level

In an era where sustainability continues to resonate with environmentally conscious consumers, a furniture company has emerged to address this growing concern with a unique business model in the…
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Andy Dean - stock.adobe.com

4 Digital Rendering & Modeling Tools for Designers

Today’s “new normal” means businesses of all kinds are placing an emphasis on technology and virtual interaction. For designers who rely on delivering an ultra-personal level of service, getting used…