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By Randy Haar -
How the right POS design can increase productivity in your chain of restaurants

Based on new research, almost a quarter of restaurant owners and operators who have not upgraded their core restaurant management and POS system within the past three years plan to do so in ...

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By LS Retail -
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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By Joerg Schmikale -
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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By LS Retail -
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 ...

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Finding the right cloud provider for your business: 4 points you should consider

How much are you thinking about the cloud? Maybe not at all, but chances are you’re already using it in some capacity across your business, and you will do to an even greater extent in ...

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By Justin M. Zeppa -
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. ...

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By Lucia Marie Muench -
Loyalty, the new hotel currency

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, the global travel market makes up 10.4% of the global GDP. This is a $8.27 trillion market that just keeps on growing.

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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 Giada Pezzini -
What’s hot in the restaurant: 8 trends that will define the upcoming months

What’s on the menu for restaurants and food service businesses? As retailers keep dipping their toes into the F&B market, and while home delivery continues to disrupt the industry, it is ...

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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 ...