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By LS Retail -
Dynamics 365 Business Central gains momentum: reporting from Directions EMEA 2019

Microsoft Dynamics 365 is now a billion dollar business platform, growing 45% year over year, and Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, the ERP platform LS Central is built on, largely ...

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By Martin Kleindl -
5 sales and inventory metrics you should track in your fashion store

“If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it,” said Peter Drucker, widely considered the man who invented business management.

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By Giada Pezzini -
Deliver faster, better service with self-checkout technology

Self-checkout technology may be nothing new – but it’s hot news in retail. The global retail self-checkout market is expected to grow 10.3% year over year until 2024, Loss Prevention Media ...

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By Martin Kleindl -
Reducing out of stocks: 5 ways you can avoid losing sales

Stock is one of the biggest investments and risks for a retail business. Have too much, and you’re landed with a whole load of products blocking up your storerooms and warehouses which you ...

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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 ...

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By LS Retail -
LS First new releases 2019

We have released two new versions of LS First. Let’s take a look at what is new and improved in the system.

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By Joerg Schmikale -
Dog on Board, or how cruise and ferry lines can add value with pre-booked services

“Dear Mrs. Smith, thank you for having been our guest on our mini cruise,” the email begins. “Your opinion is very important to us, and we would really appreciate your feedback.”

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By LS Retail -
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.

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By Giada Pezzini -
How to reduce employee turnover in your restaurant

5,864 US dollars. That’s how much every single employee that leaves your restaurant costs you, according to an estimate by the Center for Hospitality Research at Cornell that accounts for ...

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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 ...

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By LS Retail -
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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By LS Retail -
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 ...