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Olafur Jonsson

Olafur has over 25 years of experience in IT from various companies in Iceland. He was IT director for Skeljungur hf (operating the Shell brand in Iceland) for 5 years, and worked for 7 years in various managerial positions at VIS (Iceland Insurance company). Prior to that Olafur was director in Librasoft and worked in various positions in TM software. Olafur has been with LS Retail since 2015.

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Fighting the restaurant war requires powerful and flexible artillery

We all know it, mobile devices are increasingly becoming a part of our lives and daily routine. So much so that it’s getting harder and harder to imagine how we could function without them. ...

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How to get the most out of a networking event

Business conferences and trade shows are an important part of your job. They don’t just provide you with necessary education to make you better at your job; they are also great ...

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Offer allergy-friendly menu choices easier and faster

Aside from the expanding food regulations, chain and other restaurants worldwide are embracing healthy lifestyle trends by widening or changing their dining options. That's why offering ...

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Omni-channel, digital, power of technology and great customer relations focus at RBTE 2016

Retail Business Technology Expo (RBTE) just wrapped up in London. It was packed with a top-level conference content from some of the major brands. The main things that clearly stood out ...

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Showrooming: threat or opportunity? [infographic]

The steady evolution of technology and the easy availability of product information online have enabled retail customers to quickly find what they need with just a few clicks on their ...

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Why you shouldn't fear moving your gas station to the cloud

A large number of forecourt companies have contacted us in the past few months after reading about our project with JET Tankstellen, which gave rise to the first cloud-based gas station in ...

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8 restaurant loyalty programs dos and don’ts

According to a recent report by Technomic, 9 out of 10 customers say they would sign up to their favorite restaurant’s loyalty program. The numbers are very similar for full service and ...

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4 reasons to move your gas station to the cloud

In October 2015, in cooperation with CODAB, T-Systems and JET Tankstellen, we launched the first next-generation gas station controlled entirely through the cloud. Since then we have ...