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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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Meet LS Nav on Business Central: replenishment tools, control in the kitchen, and the LS Nav POS

LS Nav on Business Central was released on November 19, 2018. This is the first version of LS Nav built on Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, Microsoft’s newest ERP offering. Business ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
How to sell to modern consumers: give them independence, meaning, and heart

Consumer behavior is changing. Unsurprisingly! New technology is coming out every day, and the world is becoming more and more interconnected. Our lives today look very different from ...

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Data, intelligence, and inescapable transformation: a summary of Directions EMEA 2018

Directions EMEA is the yearly independent conference organized by Microsoft Dynamics partners for partners. On October 29-31, over 2,200 developers, experts, sales representatives and ...

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By Joerg Schmikale -
Cruise liners – cities on the seas, the malls of the future

German Baltic Sea coast. A small harbor village with a beautiful old town within walking distance, 42,000 inhabitants. It is a fantastic June summer day. In the harbor, a fisherman lands ...

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LS Nav 11.05: easier replenishment, faster setup of hardware devices, quicker table service

Version 11.05 of LS Nav was released on October 18, 2018. Let’s take a look at some of the most exciting new features now available. Speed up the maintenance of replenishment parameters In ...

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Why you need mobile Point of Sale in your sports and outdoors store

Retail stores for outdoors equipment present an interesting contradiction. While targeting people who love being active and exploring the world, the actual stores are often crowded indoor ...

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LS Nav 11.04: new mobility features, improved stock management, better kitchen management

Version 11.04 of LS Nav was released on September 27th, 2018. Here is a rundown of all updated and brand new features that are now available in the system. Offer mobile service In this ...

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4 ideas to drive engagement in your electronics stores

Fluorescent lighting, no parking and long lineups full of crying children are nuisances that people, begrudgingly, have had to deal with when going shopping. That is, before online ...

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5 clear signs you need Business Intelligence in your retail business

As a retail business owner with access to the internet, you have probably heard of Business Intelligence, and maybe discounted it as a catchphrase used by marketing experts to sell their ...

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What retail CEOs need to know to lead their business into the future

According to The DNA of the Future Retail CEO from the World Retail Congress, the top two current and future technical skills for retail CEOs are: Understanding of digital commerce and ...