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Opening a cannabis store? Find success with a strong foundation.

11 June 2021

Getting a cannabis store up and running involves more than finding product and hiring staff. Your business will also need a strong foundation, including banking, software and solutions, and marketing. Here’s what ….

Ecommerce trends you’ll want as part of your payments ecosystem

31 May 2021

Of all the changes we’ve seen as a result of COVID-19, one of the biggest—and most lasting—might just be in how we shop. In fact, with transactions totalling $4.6 trillion USD, ecommerce ….

Confused about payments? Here are the top payment terms you need to know.

07 May 2021

Sorting out what’s going on with payments isn’t always easy. There’s a lot of jargon, and when you add acronyms into the mix, it’s not surprising that many people struggle to understand! ….

The importance of online security for ecommerce businesses

03 May 2021

2020 was a challenging year. And while many businesses saw some relief in the surge in online shopping, this came with a dark side: increased online activity also led to increased fraud, ….

How to Choose the Right Payment Processor

23 April 2021

Whether you’re just starting your business, or looking to make a change, choosing a payment processor might seem like a challenge. There are lots of options, after all, and when they all ….

Rules for Ecommerce Success

21 April 2021

If the past year has shown retailers anything, it’s that having an ecommerce presence isn’t an optional extra any longer. In Canada, retail ecommerce sales reached $3.9B in May 2020, a 2.3% ….

The importance of an omnichannel strategy

14 April 2021

In the ever-changing world of retail, one thing is constant: shoppers always want choices. And with the ongoing stresses of the pandemic, more than ever before, businesses need to adopt a strategy ….

As the US moves closer to cannabis legalization, Merrco is ready for payments

12 April 2021

When I joined the Board of Merrco in 2017, recreational cannabis hadn’t yet been legalized in Canada. Shortly thereafter I was approached to become CEO and I was drawn to the opportunity ….