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Software as a Service (SaaS): what it is, and why it matters to your retail business

Is your business ready for SaaS? Chances are, you’re already using it to some degree. From email and online conferencing to office tools, it’s likely that in recent years you’ve shifted to ...

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How to select a POS for your travel retail business: five points to consider

Picture the scene. Over 1,200 passengers have boarded your ferry, crossing from Gedser, Denmark to Rostock, Germany.

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The restaurant experience (R)evolution. Driving a more modern guest experience with technology

From automation, to delivery disruption, to the meat-free movement and more, the restaurant industry has been going through times of utter change. It’s the ultimate all-you-can-eat-buffet, ...

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How to measure your retail business performance in an omni-channel world

Modern consumers love experiences. They love them so much that many prefer to spend their money on them over material things.

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By Giada Pezzini -
Tech terms every modern retailer must know

Technology and consumer behavior are moving faster than ever, leaving many retailers dazed and confused. Should I get informed about the cloud? What is the difference between AR and VR? But ...

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LS Central 14.00: more functionalities

Version 14.00 of LS Central, our unified commerce system for retail and hospitality, was released on June 6th, 2019. Let’s take a look at what’s new in the platform.

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By Eric Miller -
Five top tips to managing a successful POS implementation in a large restaurant chain

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘new point of sale (POS) system implementation’? Does the idea fill you with dread, or have you had a positive experience?  As one of our ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
Boost revenue in your charity shop with the right technology

According to the British Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), the UK ranks among the most generous countries in the world when it comes to charitable donations. Last year alone,

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Thinking big with LS Central and unified commerce

Retail is not dead – but it is changing. Lines between industries like retail, hospitality and entertainment are blurring, and experiences are replacing possessions in consumers’ minds.

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By Giada Pezzini -
Future retail will be fueled by intelligence, technology, and experience

The Retail EXPO, formerly known as RBTE, brought to London all the best and most knowledgeable retailers, trend experts and retail technologists of Europe for a very intensive two-day event.

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Stay close to your customers using heart, intelligence, and unified commerce

There is much talk about the increasingly big role technology plays in retail. Some see this as an opportunity; other are afraid that technology will make our world cold, impersonal –boring.

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6 reasons why you should become an LS One partner

You may be familiar with LS One, our Point of Sale (POS) solution for retail and food service. On top of the POS, it also features a back office with reporting functionality powered by ...

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By Randy Haar -
How technology can help your restaurant franchise brand open outlets faster

A large fast-food restaurant chain is in the process of opening up a new franchise. It’s a big upfront investment for the franchisee owners, and everybody wants to get the restaurant open ...

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LS Central 13.05: source items from vendors, optimize your sales forecasts, price activities dynamically

The latest version of LS Central was released on April 23, 2019. Here is a summary of the most exciting new features that are now available to LS Central users.

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LS Central 13.04: improved restaurant planning and table management, enhanced mobile inventory and LS Activity

The latest version of LS Central was released on March 21. Here is a rundown of the most relevant changes and of the new functionality now available in the system.

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By Lucia Marie Muench -
Making loyalty work: why you should focus on emotionally loyal customers

In my daily work, I speak to many retailers who are looking for new software solutions to run their business. Most of them start looking for new technology with two goals in mind: they want ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
5 reasons why attending on-site industry conferences still makes sense in 2019

Technology has given us access to more ways to learn, connect and collaborate than ever before. With resources like online videos, webinars, podcasts, blogs and videoconferencing at the tip ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
Microsoft Dynamics 365: what it is, who it’s for, and why it matters

In today’s fast-paced retail environment, productivity is critical to success. Yet, too many businesses are still using yesterday’s tools – and unsurprisingly, they are finding it harder ...

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LS Central 13.03: safer transactions, extended search on mobile

LS Central 13.03 was released. This is the latest version of the product which, until version 13.02, was known as LS Nav on Business Central. LS Central was first introduced to the LS ...