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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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By Giada Pezzini -
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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By Giada Pezzini -
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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By Giada Pezzini -
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 ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
How to create immersive retail customer experiences that entice all 5 senses

Everyone seems to be talking about the customer experience. But in practice, what does it translates to? In the past few years, retail brands have been implementing different strategies to ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
How to use your loyalty program to enhance the customer experience in-store

There is no doubt that loyalty programs can bring great benefits to customers and businesses alike. In fact, 81 percent of consumers say that loyalty programs make them more likely to ...

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How to increase sales in your furniture stores during off-peak hours

Consumers who are shopping for furniture are increasingly researching their potential purchases online and visiting the store less than just a few years ago. In 2006, people who were ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
5 smart ways to encourage impulse buys in your store

Around 70 percent of shoppers’ purchase decisions are made in-store, according to research by OgilvyAction. This makes bricks-and-mortar stores an ideal channel to encourage impulse buys. ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
The top Key Performance Indicators every restaurant CEO should track

As a restaurateur, tracking your Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) is a necessary part of daily business – and a key process when it comes to accelerating your success. KPIs allow you to ...

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Amazon’s store innovations will benefit you, as well

Brian Kilcourse, managing partner of RSR Research, recently visited the Amazon Go's prototype convenience store in Seattle, a concept being closely watched for its cutting-edge automation ...

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The 4 top trends influencing the travel retail industry

Travel retailers can look forward to growing sales over the next few years, according to market research organization Technavio. The prediction? Global duty-free retail will grow 8.56 per ...

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By Maksym Prekmeta -
LS Retail at Microsoft Inspire 2018: lessons learned, and some ideas for next year’s event

On July 15-19, the LS Retail team attended Microsoft Inspire 2018, the yearly event where Microsoft celebrates its global partner ecosystem. All you need is… partnerships This past week at ...

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7 tips to select the right restaurant management software for your fast casual or quick service chain

As food service customers become more and more accustomed to using technology that speeds up and simplifies the ordering and paying processes, a growing number of quick service (QSR) chains ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
Grow your retail business with in-store events

In the age of social media and digital technology, the pressure is on for brick-and-mortar retailers to come up with innovative ways to drive foot traffic and differentiate themselves. ...

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