One of the most annoying things about trying to set up a retail operation is that most customers now want to spend their money by credit or debit card. OK, well, that's not annoying: but having to pay for the equipment you need to take the cards is. It can be quite a chunk of change, too, just when you don't need it: before you open and when you're obviously the most stetched for cash.
However, this has now changed for Total Merchant Services (TNS) has woken up to the competitive advantage they can get by advancing the machine to the new merchant: that's right, they'll provide the credit card machine for free. Obviously, for them, this works, as it gets your loyalty: and clearly, it works for you because you don't have to buy the credit card machine . All in all it looks like a good deal. Check it out.