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How retailers can prepare for a digital holiday shopping season
By Giada Pezzini -
How retailers can prepare for a digital holiday shopping season

Holiday shopping is massively moving online. As retailers gear up for their busiest time of the year, statistics from global consultancy firms such as Deloitte and Forrester tell the same ...

LS Central 16.3: more flexible customer orders, hotel and activity packages, easier replenishment of product variants
By LS Retail -
LS Central 16.3: more flexible customer orders, hotel and activity packages, easier replenishment of product variants

LS Central version 16.3 was released on September 17, 2020. Here is an overview of what’s new and improved in the system.

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 ...

Make your retail business more resilient with eCommerce & the Cloud
By LS Retail -
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 ...

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Experiential commerce: the new norm for retail, and how to adapt even in a crisis
By LS Retail -
Experiential commerce: the new norm for retail, and how to adapt even in a crisis

Bricks-and-mortar is far from dead – at least, good retail isn’t. Give shoppers an amazing experience that you can’t replicate online – something that will capture their attention and ...

Omni-channel successes and failures: lessons learned from the coronavirus crisis
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Omni-channel successes and failures: lessons learned from the coronavirus crisis

Digital-first and omni-channel retailers have been more resilient to the coronavirus crisis than their traditional bricks-and-mortar competitors, experts say. Closed stores, social ...

How to get ready for the rise of mobile payments in retail
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How to get ready for the rise of mobile payments in retail

The retail payment space is going through a sea change, and the Starbucks mobile payments app is a shining example of that. Despite being specific to one retailer, in 2018 the app held the ...

7 tips to deliver better online grocery shopping
By Giada Pezzini -
7 tips to deliver better online grocery shopping

The boom of online grocery shopping has been a long time coming. In 2015, more than one third (37%) of shoppers in Asia-Pacific regularly shopped for food online, Nielsen reports. Although ...

How to keep transactions secure with payment fraud on the rise
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How to keep transactions secure with payment fraud on the rise

Last year, the retail sector was the target of 17% of all cyberattacks, making it the single largest industry for cybercrime, research by Trustwave found. Why? Retailers are selling more ...

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

7 trends that will drive retail in 2020 according to NRF Retail’s Big Show
By Giada Pezzini -
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 ...

How to give holiday shoppers the most satisfying e-commerce experience
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How to give holiday shoppers 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 ...

How to use your loyalty program to enhance the customer experience in-store
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 ...