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
Openbravo is pleased to unveil our new website, completely redesigned to offer a more intuitive user experience and with a fresh modern look. But the redesign goes far beyond cosmetic changes, as the organization and presentation of content has also been radically overhauled to enable visitors to find what they
Is your current POS system pulling its weight? With customers expectations higher than ever, your POS system needs to work much harder, whether its handling transactions, empowering your associates to do their job better or supporting new omnichannel scenarios. But according to a RIS report, 43% of retailers say their
IT managers in retail businesses are overwhelmingly in favor of a cloud-based platform as it enables them to implement new technologies faster. A massive 98% of IT managers think the IT function is the department within a retail organization that benefits most from adopting the cloud, according to RSR Research.
In today’s marketplace, companies in all industries are seeing the business environment change at an unprecedented speed and are facing disruption by new technologies. Companies that want to succeed need to find different ways of doing business and better ways to differentiate themselves from competition. For enterprise software providers like
What makes customers want to visit your stores? A compelling product range? Competitive prices? Superior customer service? All these things are important, of course, but in today’s digital era, many customers expect retailers to be using the latest technologies to enhance the in-store experience. Stores that have invested in in-store
Retailers need to become more agile, yet many are hindered by legacy in-house IT systems that are difficult to integrate with new technologies and are costiy to run. Cloud computing offers a way for retailers to gain greater agility and compete better, particularly with pure-play eCommerce rivals who have the
AWS has recently confirmed the immediate availability of its new EU region, Paris. The Paris region joins Frankfurt, Ireland and London as the fourth European location of AWS and offers a new option for infrastructure located in Europe. Currently, AWS operates in 18 regions around the world, with a total
Microsoft and SAP are two of the biggest names in enterprise computing so when these two giants announce that they are to work more closely together in cloud computing, the shock waves will be felt widely in the industry. Should Openbravo customers be concerned? The answer is a definite “no”.
The wait is finally over and Openbravo is delighted to announce that the Openbravo Advanced Warehouse and Inventory Management (AWO) module is now commercially available. In an era marked by intense competition and disruption of existing retail business models, it is more important than ever for organizations with retail operations