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Retail Trends

It is a problem every retailer wishes they had to face: too many customers trying to squeeze through its doors. When Costco, the US  discount retailer,  opened its first store in China earlier this week, the  Shanghai police had to be called on the opening day to restore order as

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Retail Trends

Visit any popular  destination in the world and you will likely see Chinese tourists.  When not visiting the tourist attractions, they love to shop. They also like to use their mobile phones to pay, something that is taken for granted in China. So, retailers that want to want to profit

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Retail Trends

Greater POS acceptance has been steadily driving consumer adoption of mobile payments, particularly in the US and in China. Platforms like SamsungPay, AliPay and WeChat already have over a billion users each. The growth trend shows no sign of slowing. In fact, Euromonitor predicts the value of m-commerce will increase by 250%

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Announcements

Remember  barcodes? They are still in widespread use,  of course, but QR codes have emerged as a more powerful and versatile alternative with a wide range of applications in retail. Because of their growing popularity, the latest release (RR18Q4) of Openbravo Commerce Cloud supports the printing of QR codes on point-of-sale printers.

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Announcements

Is your POS system giving customers what they want? The rise in mobile payments and the growing popularity of customer self-service are two recent trends that retailers cannot afford to ignore. Fortunately, the latest release of Openbravo Commerce Cloud (18Q1) makes it easy to add mobile payment and self-checkout capabilities,  so

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Retail Trends

Mobile technology has changed the way customers interact with the world, given them new ways to buy goods and services – and new ways to pay for them. By the end of this year, 3.4 billion smartphones will have NFC technology which means they can easily use any of the

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