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This is how the most successful retailers win at omni-channel

Today, the average shopping journey embraces various channels: a consumer may look for a coffee machine or a shampoo on your website, order the item via mobile while on his commute home, ...

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Organize a successful sale: 5 lessons from Black Friday

Sale season can be a mixed bag for retailers. On the one hand, it’s a great time to get rid of old wares; on the other hand, sale periods can be tough to manage. When you put together ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
5 reasons why you should play music in your restaurant

For a long time, people have enjoyed combining food with music. Musicians performed during dinner parties in Roman times, and minstrels entertained dining guests at medieval banquets. Today ...

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Get your pet store on top of the food chain

The pet business has been booming for the past few years, and industry analysts predict continued growth for the future. In the US, spending on food, supplies, medications and services for ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
The 5 shopping trends you must know to be successful this holiday season

The upcoming holiday season promises to be big for retailers, at least according to National Retail Foundation (NRF) forecasts. Even though the outlook is good, the competition is tough, ...

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6 ways you should be using mobile POS to improve the dining experience in your restaurant

Great customer service is essential to success for restaurants, bars, and other food service businesses. Excellent service rests on many factors, including competent and well-trained ...

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When is the right time to implement Business Intelligence and analytics software?

“Data is saving the retail industry,” touted a Business Insider headline just a few years ago. As a matter of fact, data is increasingly fundamental to run a retail business: you need a ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
3 truly terrifying customer service horror stories

Almost 50 percent of consumers have switched to another brand as a consequence of unhelpful, rude, or unresponsive staff, a NewVoiceMedia survey reports. Poor customer service loses ...

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2018 and Business Central: the next two lives of Dynamics NAV

In September 2017, Microsoft released some long-awaited news regarding the future of popular ERP software suite Microsoft Dynamics NAV. NAV will start a new life – or better, two. The new ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
The mistakes that will lose you customers this holiday season – and how you can fix them

Many retailers realized the hard way that their e-commerce systems were not ready for the heavy holiday shopping traffic. From delivering the wrong items, to cancelling order due to ...

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By Petur Sigurdsson -
6 quick tips for e-commerce success

The retail industry is undergoing a dramatic shift, with eCommerce capturing a larger share of sales than ever before. The National Retail Federation (NRF) predicts that online retail ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
8 simple ways to reduce queues in your retail store

Picture this: your store, full of people, but with no queues at the register. It might seem like a nightmare to you – why is no one buying?! What’s wrong?- but this is a dream scenario to ...

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5 innovative brands that are revolutionizing retail

In today’s retail environment, brands must always be working on new, exciting ideas to bring to the market. The digital revolution has changed the behavior and demands of consumers; and ...

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By Maksym Prekmeta -
Gaining clarity on Microsoft Dynamics 365 and NAV: reporting from Directions EMEA 2017

Our team has just returned from Directions EMEA, the independent conference organized by Microsoft Dynamics partners for partners. On October 4-6, Directions EMEA 2017 brought together in ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
How to adapt to the 5 biggest changes in retail

The retail world is moving fast. Players who want to survive and prosper must learn how to adapt to the changes and use them in their favor. Here are the 5 most monumental shifts facing ...

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Keep your restaurant staff happy and motivated with these 5 tips

The staff turnover rate in food service businesses regularly tops 70 percent, according to figures from the National Restaurant Association. The need to regularly replace a large portion of ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
15 tips to boost sales in your store

Do you want to increase your sales? Then know your audience. Psychology has been studying the buyer’s brain for decades to understand what makes it tick. What scientists have discovered is ...

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3 reasons why a localized database is key for your retail brand’s market expansion

In order to stay ahead of the competition and boost growth, retailers must keep on expanding and conquering new markets. Money is cheap at the moment, and this has an impact on the steady ...

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17 tech terms every modern retailer must know

The increasing pace of change in technology and in consumer behavior is leaving many retailers dazed and confused. What are all this new technologies you keep hearing about – and do you ...

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