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

Don’t let your retail system destroy your holiday season
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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. ...

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 attract talented people to your retail organization, and keep them there
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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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LS Central 14.02: improved replenishment and customer order, and a new forecasting tool
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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 ...

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

4 steps to creating your own loyalty strategy
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 ...

Create tomorrow’s customer experience with unified commerce technology
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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.

Innovative pharmacies that are setting new standards in customer service
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Innovative pharmacies that are setting new standards in customer service

Pharmacy customers are not simply retail customers. They have special requirements, and might not be feeling in a shopping mood as they enter the store’s doors, as they may be visiting a ...

Go omni-channel to meet today’s pharmacy customers’ expectations
By Stefan Georgsson -
Go omni-channel to meet today’s pharmacy customers’ expectations

In the new, omni-channel world, pharmacies, like other retailers, are looking into new ways to offer their customers seamless shopping experiences, irrespective of channel. In specific, ...

Make your digital pharmacy ready for the modern customer journey
By Stefan Georgsson -
Make your digital pharmacy ready for the modern customer journey

I am planning to run a marathon next autumn and have already started mental preparation. My wife will run her first 10K in the same event, and our friends will run the half-marathon. While ...

Microsoft Dynamics 365: what it is, who it’s for, and why it matters
By Giada Pezzini -
Microsoft Dynamics 365: what it is, who it’s for, and why it matters

In today’s fast-paced retail environment, productivity is critical to success. Yet, too many businesses are still using yesterday’s tools – and unsurprisingly, they are finding it harder ...

How to digitalize your pharmacy processes
By Kristjan Johannsson -
How to digitalize your pharmacy processes

The pharmaceutical market is very competitive: drugstores need to fulfil customer demands for great service, while at the same time satisfying complex legislations and regulations. As if ...