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The Square Debit Debate!

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The Square Debit Debate!

Let the bells ring out and the banners fly!  It is here at last, here at last!  Square has finally grown up, put on its big boy pants and is now offering debit in Canada!   As a small business owner I started using the Square Reader shortly after it arrived in Canada.  They revolutionized the industry by allowing small business people like myself an affordable way to accept payments especially at markets and shows.  As time went on more and more vendors got on the Square bandwagon.  However, the drawback was not being able to accept debit. Other companies were...

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Open At Last

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It has been a crazy couple of weeks getting everything ready singlehandedly to open the doors.  Like building the storage units and workstations. From this .... to this .... to this! So this one wall was really bugging me and one night before the hardware store closed I rushed out to buy a can of paint and painted it.      Ultimately I had to hire a couple of guys with a truck, there was just no way I could either lift or transport certain items like this brute of a wall unit.   At last I had somewhere to start...

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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

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LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!

This is where I tell you all about me(?) and my products. I first started making these products for me and my menagery of pets but then I found a way to make them for you too.  So that brings us to NOW and about you instead and just what's in it for you?   2017 had been a year of celebration.  Canada is celebrating its 150th anniversary of Confederation and more importantly, to me anyway, Shining Waters Soap Co. is celebrating a dream come true, a brick and mortar store!   I know, WHAT???  Who does that in this day of...

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