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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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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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By LS Retail -
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 ...

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LS One 2019: better inventory and BI tools, now integrated to SAP Business One

LS One 2019, the latest version of Point of Sale and back-office solution LS One, was just released. Let’s take a look at the top new functionality the LS One team has worked on in the past ...

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By Joerg Schmikale -
How flexible software solutions can help your restaurant survive during times of uncertainty

“We’re living in difficult times,” says the CEO during the quarterly staff meeting. “But,” he continues, “if we work even harder and display great teamwork, we’ll manage”. Does this sound ...

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LS Nav on Business Central 13.02: improved replenishment and quicker startup of the Hardware Station

The latest version of LS Nav on Business Central was released. This is the last version of the product known as LS Nav on Business Central: from version 13.03 onwards, the system will ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
Close the gap between the retail experience you offer and the one your customers expect

In the fight against the e-commerce giants, brick-and-mortar retailers have a winning card: customer experience. Many factors contribute to making an in-store experience unique and ...

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LS Nav 13.01: simplified data maintenance, more options at the clienteling POS, better control over KDS printers

The latest version of LS Nav on Business Central has been released. Let’s take a look at the most exciting new features. Speed up maintenance of replenishment parameters In this release, we ...

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Events and extensions in LS Nav: what they are, and why they are exciting

Microsoft’s introduction of events and extensions for their popular Microsoft Dynamics NAV product in 2016 was a big deal, and these two innovations continue to be critical for NAV ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
What’s hot in the restaurant: 8 trends that will define the upcoming months

What’s on the menu this year for restaurants and food service businesses? As retailers keep dipping their toes into the F&B market, and while home delivery continues to disrupt the ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
Is outdated technology destroying your retail business? 9 red flags to look out for

Your retail management system is at the heart of your business efficiency. It keeps your operations smooth, make sure all parts of your business are always connected and in communication, ...

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