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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

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.

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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 ...

How to reduce queues in your retail store and keep customers safe
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How to reduce queues in your retail store and keep customers safe

Consumers hate standing in line at the store. This is nothing new. Nine out of ten UK shoppers interviewed by Box Technologies and Intel revealed they avoided stores with long queues. When ...

7 ways the Covid-19 pandemic will transform physical retail stores long-term
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7 ways the Covid-19 pandemic will transform physical retail stores long-term

The Covid-19 crisis has forced retailers to transform at a speed hardly seen before in the industry. In just a few months’ time contactless shopping and payments have become mainstream, ...

Deliver faster, better service with self-checkout technology
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Deliver faster, better service with self-checkout technology

Self-checkout technology may be nothing new – but it’s hot news in retail. The global retail self-checkout market is expected to grow 10.3% year over year until 2024, Loss Prevention Media ...

7 tips to deliver better online grocery shopping
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7 tips to deliver better online grocery shopping

The boom of online grocery shopping has been a long time coming. In 2015, more than one third (37%) of shoppers in Asia-Pacific regularly shopped for food online, Nielsen reports. Although ...

4 ways you may be wasting your cloud spend, and how to avoid it
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4 ways you may be wasting your cloud spend, and how to avoid it

One of the big reasons businesses choose to take advantage of cloud computing is to become more agile and save resources across their business. But for many companies, unregulated cloud ...