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PalmettoDude replied to the Stock Advisor boards. 2:09 PM

Fri Jun 16

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PalmettoDude replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 12:12 PM

Re: Amazon to Buy Whole Foods

I'll be interested to see if the Amazon Locker program gets expanded to include Whole Food locations.

That's the immediate thought that popped into my mind when I heard the announcement.

PalmettoDude

Thu May 25

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PalmettoDude replied to the Fun With French Words board. 4:46 PM

Re: Love

I've had a few teacher make the assertion that Quebec/French Canada having been an insular society cut off from regular contact from France until post-WWII, the spoken language is closer to the 17th Century vernacular spoken during the settlement [more]

Fri Apr 21

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PalmettoDude replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 9:49 AM

Re: The Shopify Card Reader

I agree that when you have back-end integration (i.e. Web, emailed invoice with payment links) then switching is problematic.

Funny story: We have a 2nd business (movie equipment rental) which is heavily invoice based and we use Quickbook [more]

Thu Apr 20

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PalmettoDude replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 9:53 PM

Re: The Shopify Card Reader

With Square, on a swipe or dip, it's a flat 2.75% fee.
If you enter it manually (i.e. over the phone, internet, etc...) then it's 3.5% + $0.15 fee

If you are a high volume merchant (> 250K/yr) then they can cut you special [more]

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PalmettoDude replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 3:11 PM

Re: The Shopify Card Reader

The main takeaway is that they offer the reader for free and it's bluetooth based.

Square has had something like that for about a year, but it's $49.

I think at the end of the day, Shopify vendors will be inclined to use the [more]

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PalmettoDude replied to the Saul's Investing Discussions board. 2:03 PM

Re: The Shopify Card Reader

How it can make sense to pay for CC processing on a $0.75 sale is beyond me.

If like Square, the fee is a flat percentage (2.75%), then the size of the transaction is immaterial. We use Square at our book store (Only for CC [more]

Thu Jun 16

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