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LS Central 16.0: official release of LS Forecast, new LS Central AppShell for Windows

Version 16.0 of LS Central, our unified commerce system for retail and hospitality, was released on May 27, 2020. Here is a rundown of what’s new in the platform.

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How AI and AR can help retailers stay in business in moments of crisis

When Forbes published an article in late 2019 highlighting the merits of artificial intelligence (AI) and augmented reality (AR) in retail, it could not have predicted just how important ...

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Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central: present and future

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that is popular with retail businesses of different sizes. If you’ve been in the industry for a while ...

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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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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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By Giada Pezzini -
Kitchen Display System (KDS): what it is, and why you need it in your restaurant kitchen

How do you run your kitchen operation today? If you’re still using handwritten paper notes or printed tickets to process orders, then you’re not alone. But you could be missing out on a ...

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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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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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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 ...