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LS Central 17.0: Improved reservation functionality, cost-effective forecasting, support for payment tokens
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LS Central 17.0: Improved reservation functionality, cost-effective forecasting, support for payment tokens

LS Central version 17.0 was released on November 26, 2020. Here’s a summary of the latest improvements and new functionality.

8 ways UK supermarket brands are using technology to drive retail transformation
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8 ways UK supermarket brands are using technology to drive retail transformation

Supermarket brands have been among the few winners during the difficult times of the Covid-19 crisis. To keep up with fast-changing government regulations and consumer expectations, they ...

What our customers think about our products and services
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What our customers think about our products and services

The LS Retail customers are strong believers in the business value of having a unified commerce solution with strong industry capabilities. They see their LS Retail software as a critical ...

How retailers can prepare for a digital holiday shopping season
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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 ...

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What will tomorrow’s high street look like?
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What will tomorrow’s high street look like?

Footfall rates in city high streets are struggling to return to pre-coronavirus lockdown levels, dashing the hopes of many retailers. Statistics from The University of Oxford Covid-19 ...

How to reduce queues in your retail store and keep customers safe
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How to reduce queues in your retail store and keep customers safe

Consumers hate standing in line at the store. This is nothing new. Nine out of ten UK shoppers interviewed by Box Technologies and Intel revealed they avoided stores with long queues. When ...

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

7 ways the Covid-19 pandemic will transform physical retail stores long-term
By Giada Pezzini -
7 ways the Covid-19 pandemic will transform physical retail stores long-term

The Covid-19 crisis has forced retailers to transform at a speed hardly seen before in the industry. In just a few months’ time contactless shopping and payments have become mainstream, ...

6 tips to help you win at omni-channel
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6 tips to help you win at omni-channel

Even if retailers have been talking about investing in omni-channel for over a decade, many still lack basic omni-channel capabilities. For example, only 5 percent of retailers can ...

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 ...

LS Central 16.2: improved Store Capacity Management, redesigned Replenishment Journals
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LS Central 16.2: improved Store Capacity Management, redesigned Replenishment Journals

LS Central version 16.2 was released on July 9, 2020. Here’s a summary of what we have introduced in this latest version.

Why it makes sense to move your retail management software to the cloud
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Why it makes sense to move your retail management software to the cloud

As a successful retailer, chances are you are already running some of your IT functions in the cloud. That’s smart.

LS One 2020: entirely new UI, greater usability, even better integration to SAP Business One
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LS One 2020: entirely new UI, greater usability, even better integration to SAP Business One

LS One 2020, the latest version of Point of Sale and back-office solution LS One, was just released. Here’s some of the top functionality the LS One team has developed and improved during ...