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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 ...

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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 ...

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4 ways you may be wasting your cloud spend, and how to avoid it

One of the big reasons businesses choose to take advantage of cloud computing is to become more agile and save resources across their business. But for many companies, unregulated cloud ...

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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 ...

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How retail and hospitality businesses can support their communities in times of crisis

“In times of adversity and change, we really discover who we are and what we’re made of.” Howard Schultz

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LS Central 15.02: Enhanced mobile inventory, more options to manage retail budgets, new panel in the KDS

 The latest version of LS Central, our unified commerce system for retail and hospitality, was released on March 5, 2020. Here is the most interesting functionality we introduced.

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4 trends that are changing the gas station industry

Filling and service stations are in a period of transformation. New forecourt locations are popping up in emerging markets, equipped with the latest technological automations for quicker ...

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5 ways to appeal to modern consumers and boost sales in your store

We hear a great deal about how modern consumers, and the whole retail landscape, are changing. Expert predictions about the latest trends, and how they will play out in the coming years, ...

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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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LS Central 15.00: now available only as an extension to Business Central

LS Central 15.00 was released on December 19, 2019. This is a big milestone in the history of LS Central, our unified commerce system for retail and hospitality, as this is the first ...

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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 ...