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Giada Pezzini

Giada is LS Retail's content manager, she is responsible for building the LS Retail brand identity as well as for producing the content that LS Retail distributes. When she is not busy researching topics, editing and writing, she entertains her fellow colleagues with witty food reviews and clever every-day life suggestions. When in doubt... just ask Giada!

Posts by Giada Pezzini

9 reasons why LS One is the ideal POS to replace Microsoft RMS, which is now end of life
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9 reasons why LS One is the ideal POS to replace Microsoft RMS, which is now end of life

Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System (RMS) has now reached its end of life. Mainstream support for the popular Point of Sale software ended in July 2016, and extended lifecycle ...

Is outdated technology destroying your retail business? 9 red flags to look out for
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Is outdated technology destroying your retail business? 9 red flags to look out for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, connects all parts of your business, and helps you deliver services and ...

Eight ideas to bring sustainable thinking into your retail stores
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Eight ideas to bring sustainable thinking into your retail stores

Sustainability in retail remains an important concern for consumers.  From pre-used and vintage items, to low-impact packaging, to traceable origins, people have become  more conscious of ...

Why as an IT company you need to start selling SaaS now
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Why as an IT company you need to start selling SaaS now

Software vendors that have not yet converted to selling cloud-based models must do so now. If they don’t, somebody else will. That’s the resounding message from industry experts, who ...

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15 tips to boost sales in your store
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15 tips to boost sales in your store

Do you want to increase your sales? Then you must understand your audience. By applying consumer psychology to your sales strategies, you can design more effective marketing campaigns, ...

Why physical stores are still vital for retail
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Why physical stores are still vital for retail

During the Covid-19 pandemic, online became a fundamental channel for retailers. Even as overall retail spend decreased, eCommerce sales grew over the previous year. The impressive results ...

3 ways to lower food costs using your restaurant management system
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3 ways to lower food costs using your restaurant management system

In the low-margin restaurant industry, it is essential to consistently monitor food costs. As restaurants struggle with rising price of ingredients, bottlenecks in the food supply, and ...

3 technologies that will redefine tomorrow’s retail jobs
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3 technologies that will redefine tomorrow’s retail jobs

Research has shown repeatedly that happy employees are more likely to stay at their job, and that employee satisfaction has a positive effect on customer satisfaction. Yet, too many ...

How to adapt to the 5 biggest changes in retail [Retail trends in 2021]
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How to adapt to the 5 biggest changes in retail [Retail trends in 2021]

The retail world moves fast. If you want your retail brand to succeed, you must learn how to adapt to change, and quickly.

4 tips from successful restaurateurs to avoid costly mistakes
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4 tips from successful restaurateurs to avoid costly mistakes

In the restaurant business, change is a constant. From swapping ingredients in a recipe to rearranging a floorplan layout for social distancing, restaurant pros are quick to adapt to ...

How retailers can prepare for a digital holiday shopping season
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How retailers can prepare for a digital holiday shopping season

Holiday shopping is massively moving online. As retailers gear up for their busiest time of the year, statistics from global consultancy firms such as Deloitte and Forrester tell the same ...

Dynamics 365 Business Central goes fully cloud: reporting from Directions4Partners 2020
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Dynamics 365 Business Central goes fully cloud: reporting from Directions4Partners 2020

The cloud is the future. If you are a Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central partner and want a future for your business, consider moving to the cloud now. This is the key message from ...

What will tomorrow’s high street look like?
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What will tomorrow’s high street look like?

Footfall rates in city high streets are struggling to return to pre-coronavirus lockdown levels, dashing the hopes of many retailers. Statistics from The University of Oxford Covid-19 ...