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History of Credit Card Machines

While credit card machines have not necessarily been around for too long, they do have some history and have changed in many ways over the years. Learn more about the history of these convenient machines below. Manual Imprinters The first form of credit card machines is called a manual imprinter. Manual imprinters were used to make an imprint of the customer’s credit card, followed by the business mailing the credit card imprint into the customer’s bank for payment. As you can imagine,

How to Save Your Business Money in the Long Run

Whether you've just started up your own company, or have had one for years now, one of the most important business savvy things to do is to learn how to save your business money throughout the duration of its existence. There are many ways to do this, ranging from utilizing a business IT support team to hiring well versed employees. To help make sure you're on the right track, here are some tips and advice to get you going. Tips to keep money in your pocket Though it is very true that in

The Face of the High Street

Fashion retail can be a tricky environment, in a year when we have seen BHS pretty much go under and M&S clothing struggle, who comes out on top? Well it seems the strongest brands on the market are Zara who are owned by Spanish business man Amancio Ortega, he runs Inditex which owns 8 international fashion brands including Zara. Following suit is Arcadia Group which is led by Sir Philip Green, who incidentally was at the helm of BHS for some time and embroiled in their pension deficit fiasco. To

Tips for finding a job as a lawyer

So you just graduated law school? Well, congratulations, I'm sure it wasn't easy but there is still one last thing to do with that law degree and that is to get a job. Though it is a highly competitive field, don't fear, we are here to help. Here are some tips for finding a job as a lawyer. Networking Like most industries networking is crucial to finding a job as a lawyer. The law field even more than other industries, can very much be a who knows who game.  Social media makes this easier than