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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, ...

Why organizational change projects fail and how to prevent implementation disaster
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Why organizational change projects fail and how to prevent implementation disaster

New IT installations often fail. At least that’s the widespread belief surrounding organizational change initiatives today.

Reimagining the restaurant experience in 2021 and beyond: 6 trends
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Reimagining the restaurant experience in 2021 and beyond: 6 trends

After months of quarantine, closures and social distancing, what does the future hold for restaurants in the post-Covid world?

5 hotel technology trends to watch in 2020
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5 hotel technology trends to watch in 2020

Kicking off the new decade, the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas revealed some of the main trends that will shape the year ahead in technology. Unsurprisingly, voice technologies ...

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6 tips to help you win at omni-channel
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6 tips to help you win at omni-channel

Even if retailers have been talking about investing in omni-channel for over a decade, many still lack basic omni-channel capabilities. For example, only 5 percent of retailers can ...

How retailers use data to improve product offerings and customer experiences
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How retailers use data to improve product offerings and customer experiences

When online wedding gift registry business Zola confirmed a new partnership with US home retailer Crate and Barrel to sell their products through its website, a few eyebrows were raised ...

How the self-service trend is transforming restaurants
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How the self-service trend is transforming restaurants

The modern consumer places huge value on convenience. A recent report by the National Retail Federation found that 97% of consumers have backed out of a purchase just because it was ...

LS Central 16.2: improved Store Capacity Management, redesigned Replenishment Journals
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LS Central 16.2: improved Store Capacity Management, redesigned Replenishment Journals

LS Central version 16.2 was released on July 9, 2020. Here’s a summary of what we have introduced in this latest version.

Why it makes sense to move your retail management software to the cloud
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Why it makes sense to move your retail management software to the cloud

As a successful retailer, chances are you are already running some of your IT functions in the cloud. That’s smart.

LS One 2020: entirely new UI, greater usability, even better integration to SAP Business One
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LS One 2020: entirely new UI, greater usability, even better integration to SAP Business One

LS One 2020, the latest version of Point of Sale and back-office solution LS One, was just released. Here’s some of the top functionality the LS One team has developed and improved during ...

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 ...

LS Central 16.1: Easier upgrades, enhanced lifecycle planning, more restaurant table booking options
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LS Central 16.1: Easier upgrades, enhanced lifecycle planning, more restaurant table booking options

LS Central version 16.1 was released on June 25, 2020. Let’s take a look at what’s new and improved in the platform.

Make your retail business more resilient with eCommerce & the Cloud
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Make your retail business more resilient with eCommerce & the Cloud

When the residents of Paris were told to stay at home to prevent the spread of coronavirus, French supermarket Carrefour launched a new eCommerce service to help customers get their hands ...