Paladin Supports Shriners Club Run for a Child

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Paladin Data Corporation is partnering with the Central Oregon Shrine Club in the sixth annual Run for a Child 5K and 10K Aug. 11 in Bend, Oregon. The event supports the Shriners Hospital for Children Portland and the children and families it serves. The event, which...

Re-merchandising to Boost Sales

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“Re-merchandising” is rearranging a store so it has a fresh appearance. It is also used to highlight new or seasonal products, and to facilitate the sale of promotional or discounted items. While many retail stores re-merchandise every 30 days or so, others haven’t...

Evergreen Way Ace Hardware

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Years in Business! Evergreen Way Ace Hardware (Everett, WA) Owner: Judith Pyle   Evergreen Way Ace Hardware is in Everett, Washington on scenic Puget Sound, and the town has a population of approximately 103,000. The store is also about 3 miles from a Home Depot and...

Is it Time For a Website?

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Entrepreneurs, both those in business for generations and those just getting started, are facing a retail environment that is changing quicker than your inventory levels. Large retailers like Sears, JC Penney, Macy’s and Radio Shack combined have close thousands of...

Robots in Retail

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Industrial robots have been around for over a half century, first getting their gears wet in the automobile industry when they were used for spot welding cars and trucks on ceaseless assembly lines. As technology improved, so has the ability and usability of the bots,...

The Color of Retail

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Choosing a color for your logo, product merchandising, or storefront is more important than just going with your favorite. Business owners need to consider a wide range of factors when it comes to picking the perfect hue. According to the Color Marketing Group, color...

Business Resolutions for 2018

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Business owners: If you’re like 80% of Americans, statistics show your New Year’s resolutions crashed about the second week of February. The good news is you can still make 2018 a defining year with a few common themes experts suggest, which center around focusing on...

Managing Computer Updates So You Don’t Have To

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You’ve seen them. Those little windows that creep onto your computer screen alerting you that another software update has been released for your computer. Those updates can be pretty important. Many are designed to repair security vulnerabilities that can be exploited...

Paladin Tech Buzz: Disaster Preparedness

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Our nation has been plagued with a variety of natural disasters over this past summer.  Hurricane season landed hard on Texas and Florida. 160 mph winds were followed by severe flooding. Countless homes and businesses were destroyed. Reports of the potential...

Hoquiam Ace Hardware

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Years in Business! Hoquiam Ace Hardware (Hoquiam, WA) Manager: Kelly Nordberg   Drive an hour due east of Olympia and you’ll be in Hoquiam, Washington, where the Chehalis & Hoquiam rivers empty into North Bay. Hoquiam got its start as a logging town in the...

Have You Made a Succession Plan?

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You’ve spent your lifetime building a successful business. All the while, you’ve imagined the nostalgic moment of proudly passing the torch on to the next generation and retiring somewhere sunny or maybe traveling the world. With more than 90% of American business...

Selling B2B: A Repeat Revenue Source

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You may be missing a large opportunity to strengthen and expand your profits if your store isn’t selling directly to other businesses (known as selling B2B). Business customers provide reliable and consistent income for your company. You probably know numerous owners...

Executive Perspective: Maintenance Files Save Time and Money

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Most Paladin users enjoy the speed and accuracy of ordering from their major supplier using Electronic Data Interchange or EDI. The Maintenance Files sent to the retailer are one of EDI’s best features. Each of the three files performs a unique function. Invoice File:...