SHASHI Socks – BAMS Success Stories

SHASHI Socks

At BAMS, we take a lot of pride in helping our clients grow their businesses. We are always excited to hear about a client that is finding a lot of success because when our clients succeed, we are succeeding as well.

Natalie Lerch Sudit founded SHASHI in Boca Raton, Florida 10 years ago. Sudit was a Barre and Pilates enthusiast who became certified in order to better understand the mechanics of movement. She spent hours and hours in hot, boring, bulky socks that just weren’t getting the job done, so Sudit decided to create her own socks. Continue reading “SHASHI Socks – BAMS Success Stories”

2021 Best Touch Screen POS Systems for Retail Merchants

Touch Screen POS

A touch screen point-of-sale (POS) system is like a typical POS system, but the software operates on handheld devices and tablets, rather than traditional POS hardware. Touch screen POS systems are web-based and can synchronize in real time to a variety of other software solutions, enabling merchants to monitor their businesses from anywhere in the world. Continue reading “2021 Best Touch Screen POS Systems for Retail Merchants”

Which Merchant Account Provider is Better – BAMS, Braintree or QuickBooks Merchant Services?

Merchant Account Provider

Choosing a merchant services provider is a serious task and picking the wrong merchant account can result in headaches with integration, unnecessarily high fees, and delays in deposits reaching a merchant’s bank account. Merchants choosing between BAMS, Braintree, and QuickBooks Merchant Services – three of the most popular merchant services providers on the market – have a lot to think about, as each company provides highly capable and feature-rich offerings. However, there are some significant differences between the three, and this article aims to compare and contrast them in three key areas; pricing, support, and onboard features. 

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The Basics of Interchange Fees – What They Are, What They Cover, and How They’re Calculated

Interchange Fees

Merchants are all painfully aware of the fact they’re charged fees on the card transaction they put through, but many don’t understand what those fees are made up of. While those fees contain a number of different components, the largest portion is made up of the interchange fee. Interchange fees are charged on every single credit card transaction regardless of who a merchant partners with for their payment processing, so it’s important to understand at least the basics of what they are and how they’re calculated. 

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Why You Should Consider BAMS Over Stripe

Online Payment

You have a choice when it comes to deciding upon the right payment processing solutions for your business. A choice that is undoubtedly met with a wide variety number of options.

As credit card and digital wallet usage continue to accelerate, it’s important that you partner with a platform that does more than just work in the here and now. It should be able to scale with your business and counter every bump along the road. It should function as part of the bigger picture, working cohesively alongside your other adopted solutions.

For those in e-commerce, this proves even more important as you manage the infrastructure needed to secure customer data and allow your business to thrive. When making your decision, here’s why you should consider BAMS over Stripe.

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Two Credit Card Policies Your Business Needs to Set in Stone

Credit cards are a big part of every business. If your store isn’t equipped for credit card transactions, you’ve already put a huge roadblock in the way of your company’s growth. But if you don’t have clear in-store and internal policies, even the best merchant services can’t help your business navigate new regulations. Here are two policies that your business needs to create and regularly review:

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Tangible Benefits of Adding a Loyalty Card to Your Loyalty Program

Laptop with online gift card

Loyalty cards are becoming a staple of the modern shopping experience. That means companies that don’t include loyalty programs, discount cards, and other incentives for recurring shopping trips are likely to miss out on return customers. Many companies are starting to centralize their loyalty programs in an app, but that doesn’t mean they’re getting rid of their cards. Here are two reasons to make sure a physical card is part of your program:

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