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Earlier this week, I was fortunate enough to attend RECon Middle East & North Africa 2018, a key event for shopping center industry professionals in the MENA region and it confirmed my impression that the MENA retail scene is humming with activity and innovation.  Organized by the  Middle East Council of Shopping Centers (MECSC),

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In today´s competitive retail market, there is demand for agile and customizable technologies that can integrate back-office processes, inventory management, and store operations. Openbravo has worked diligently to align itself with current standards and best practices in the software market and develop a retail-specific technology platform especially designed to meet

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Retail Trends

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 Trends

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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Retail Trends

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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Retail Trends

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 Trends

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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Fashionindustries

Going into the future, it’s important that every apparel and footwear retailer has a strategy that helps them develop into a truly omnichannel organization. That means bringing the digital experience offline and putting the customer as the center of everything,  connecting with them independently of the channel (as channel constraints and organizational

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Retail Trends

For medium- and large-sized retailers, customer loyalty is a huge factor in success. In addition to helping to drive more sales, a loyal customer base also helps promote a company via word-of-mouth advertising (i.e customer advocacy). What’s more, selling to existing customers is dramatically less expensive and considerably more profitable

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Retail Trends

The latest Openbravo Commerce Suite will be released as confirmed stable very soon, and that’s why we wanted to take the opportunity to share with you some of the upcoming features. To see them live, you can click here to watch the last webinar on-demand, where we showed how a Store Solution can empower

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