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LS Central 14.01: new functionality, flexible replenishment calculations, LS Insight now included for free

LS Central 14.01 was released on July 9, 2019. Let’s take a look at what is new and improved in the system.

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Clienteling: what it is, and why you need it on your retail POS

You know the score. Customers are more demanding than ever. They are smart, they have high expectations, they know what they want and they’re willing to shop around to get it. So how are ...

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Software as a Service (SaaS): what it is, and why it matters to your retail business

Is your business ready for SaaS? Chances are, you’re already using it to some degree. From email and online conferencing to office tools, it’s likely that in recent years you’ve shifted to ...

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How to select a POS for your travel retail business: five points to consider

Picture the scene. Over 1,200 passengers have boarded your ferry, crossing from Gedser, Denmark to Rostock, Germany.

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By Lucia Marie Muench -
LS One: the ideal retail Point of Sale for SAP Business One

Are you on the lookout for a full retail management solution which integrates with your SAP Business One system? Perhaps you’re a manufacturer, and you want to expand your retail presence. ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
Tech terms every modern retailer must know

Technology and consumer behavior are moving faster than ever, leaving many retailers dazed and confused. Should I get informed about the cloud? What is the difference between AR and VR? But ...

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LS Central 14.00: more functionalities

Version 14.00 of LS Central, our unified commerce system for retail and hospitality, was released on June 6th, 2019. Let’s take a look at what’s new in the platform.

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By Giada Pezzini -
Boost revenue in your charity shop with the right technology

According to the British Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), the UK ranks among the most generous countries in the world when it comes to charitable donations. Last year alone,

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Thinking big with LS Central and unified commerce

Retail is not dead – but it is changing. Lines between industries like retail, hospitality and entertainment are blurring, and experiences are replacing possessions in consumers’ minds.

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By Giada Pezzini -
Future retail will be fueled by intelligence, technology, and experience

The Retail EXPO, formerly known as RBTE, brought to London all the best and most knowledgeable retailers, trend experts and retail technologists of Europe for a very intensive two-day event.

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Stay close to your customers using heart, intelligence, and unified commerce

There is much talk about the increasingly big role technology plays in retail. Some see this as an opportunity; other are afraid that technology will make our world cold, impersonal –boring.

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LS Central 13.05: source items from vendors, optimize your sales forecasts, price activities dynamically

The latest version of LS Central was released on April 23, 2019. Here is a summary of the most exciting new features that are now available to LS Central users.

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LS Central 13.04: improved restaurant planning and table management, enhanced mobile inventory and LS Activity

The latest version of LS Central was released on March 21. Here is a rundown of the most relevant changes and of the new functionality now available in the system.

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By Lucia Marie Muench -
Making loyalty work: why you should focus on emotionally loyal customers

In my daily work, I speak to many retailers who are looking for new software solutions to run their business. Most of them start looking for new technology with two goals in mind: they want ...

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By Giada Pezzini -
5 reasons why attending on-site industry conferences still makes sense in 2019

Technology has given us access to more ways to learn, connect and collaborate than ever before. With resources like online videos, webinars, podcasts, blogs and videoconferencing at the tip ...

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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 ...

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Close the gap between the retail experience you offer and the one your customers expect

In the fight against the e-commerce giants, brick-and-mortar retailers have a winning card: customer experience. Many factors contribute to making an in-store experience unique and ...

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Is outdated technology destroying your retail business? 9 red flags to look out for

Your retail management system is at the heart of your business efficiency. It keeps your operations smooth, make sure all parts of your business are always connected and in communication, ...

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How to sell to modern consumers: give them independence, meaning, and heart

Consumer behavior is changing. Unsurprisingly! New technology is coming out every day, and the world is becoming more and more interconnected. Our lives today look very different from ...