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Discover unified commerce software at EuroShop with LS Retail and our partners

EuroShop 2020, the largest retail trade fair in the world, will take place in Düsseldorf, Germany, on February 16-20, 2020. More than 115,000 trade visitors are expected to visit the expo, ...

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7 trends that will drive retail in 2020 according to NRF Retail’s Big Show

What are the biggest retail trends that will determine success or failure in the next decade? According to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, “every retailer will need to build their own tech ...

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Why data could well be your retail business’s biggest asset (and how you can harness it)

In London’s Westfield shopping center, a pop-up store sells products that are trending in real time. Its stock is put together using data collected from social media.

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Don’t let your retail system destroy your holiday season

Holiday season trading is big business for retailers. According to National Retail Federation (NRF) data, sales in November and December account for about 20% of a retailer’s annual sales. ...

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How to provide your holiday shoppers with the most satisfying e-commerce experience

The holiday shopping season is upon us, and with it comes the news: online purchases are projected to make up 59% of consumer spending, according to this year’s Deloitte holiday survey. If ...

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How to attract talented people to your retail organization, and keep them there

What makes your employees tick? At US grocery store Trader Joe’s – recently named America’s best employer by Forbes – employees said they appreciate its relaxed dress code, above average ...

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By Joerg Schmikale -
Trains, planes and ferry boats: finding the right software solution for each travel retail business

Traveling is a key part of human nature. We have always been on the move, even if our reasons for traveling have changed over time. Today more and more people can afford, and decide, to ...

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LS Central 14.02: improved replenishment and customer order, and a new forecasting tool

The latest version of LS Central, our unified commerce system for retail and hospitality, was released on October 31, 2019. This is the last LS Central release built on C/AL code: LS ...

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6 ways retailers can avoid being haunted by a poor customer experience this holiday season

In the not-too-distant past, Halloween served as a colorful demarcation between the summer months and the ensuing winter holidays – a playful omen of the massive consumer-spending to come. ...

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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 ...

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By Lucia Marie Muench -
4 steps to creating your own loyalty strategy

Emotionally loyal consumers are, arguably, the most important customer group for retailers. These are the shoppers who care about your message and vision, who are interested in connecting ...

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By Joerg Schmikale -
Dog on Board, or how cruise and ferry lines can add value with pre-booked services

“Dear Mrs. Smith, thank you for having been our guest on our mini cruise,” the email begins. “Your opinion is very important to us, and we would really appreciate your feedback.”

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Create tomorrow’s customer experience with unified commerce technology

In New York, mattress brand Casper is giving its customers a fun and practical way to try out its products.