Retail

One of the most critical factors for achieving success in emerging retail markets  is minimizing initial IT investment costs. This also means ensuring the framework in place is flexible and scalable enough to support company growth without running up IT costs. This blogpost, part of a series focused on specific challenges facing

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Retail

With a record number of people becoming sports and outdoors enthusiasts, sports retail is an attractive and dynamic retail space and it is expanding 3.4% annually, faster than many other sectors of retail. The major drivers of the retail sporting goods industry are growth in disposable income, governments promoting sports

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Retail

Achieving success in emerging retail markets depends on many contributing factors. One that is sometimes not given sufficient importance is the need to ensure that you have highly engaged and productive staff. This blogpost, part of a series focused on specific challenges facing retailers in emerging markets, shows how Openbravo can help

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Bangkok (Thailand) skyline view from the Golden Mount
Retail

This blogpost, the second in our series about retail expansion into emerging markets, looks at  flexibility and adaptability, key requirements for retailers working in emerging markets, and how Openbravo can help them achieve these goals. Flexibility and adaptability Emerging market retailers need to be flexible in executing strategy.  They need

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Kuala Lumpur business district
Retail

One of the keys to achieving success in emerging retail markets is to achieve a sustainable expansion strategy. This blogpost, the first in a series looking at specific challenges facing retailers in emerging markets, looks specifically at this topic and shows how Openbravo can help retailers successfully implement even the

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Retail

For  some time now, Openbravo has focused on the strategic growth opportunities in retail offered by fast-growing economies of Asia, Latin American and Africa – collectively  known as the “emerging markets”. For multinational retailers facing stagnant or negative growth rates in the mature markets of Europe and the US, these

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Ikea's new smaller-format store  at  Westfield Stratford City
Retail

In this omnichannel era of retail, customers count on physical stores more than ever to show them how products feel and answer to their needs. For most retailers, at least 90% of purchases still occur in stores and 45% of buyers online require person-to-person contact in the buying process. Upgrading

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