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Brands are evolving by developing better direct-to-consumer relationships through flagship stores and ecommerce capabilities. However, they still rely on multi-channel retailers to build the relationships with a large number of customers that they cannot reach themselves. While multichannel retailers struggle to compete, they are increasingly being expected to offer customers

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Retailers have worked hard to offer an omnichannel shopping experience to their customers over the last few years. However, it may not only provide more convenience for customers, but for fraudsters as well. For the retailers who have adopted an omnichannel strategy, more than half believe that they don’t have

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Most retailers will say that making the customer happy is the most important thing in their business. Nonetheless, a recent survey for RedPoint Global shows the wide gap between a consumer’s expectations and the experience being delivered is magnified by the inability of brands to execute their strategies. The growing expectations for an

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The decline in cash transactions provides obvious benefits for retailers, not least by reducing the time your associates spend each day counting cash and the potential for theft and errors. But the growth of digital payments raises broader issues about tomorrow’s cashless society that are only now beginning to be

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Cards have long dominated retail spending by value as very few consumers expect to pay for big-ticket items in cash.  Nowadays, many more shoppers expect to be able to use cards for low-value purchases as well, so the share of transactions taken by non-cash payments is now growing rapidly. According

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Openbravo now has the solution for larger retailers that want the  best of both worlds. Our new SAP-certified integration means that retailers can run SAP software at headquarter level and use Openbravo’s software to deliver an enhanced in-store experience. The SAP-certified integration permits the seamless exchange of POS data between

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For some retail sectors these two months represent up to 30 percent of their annual revenue, making it essential that they leverage omnichannel capabilities to maximize their profitability during this time. The National Retail Federation expects holiday spending in November and December to grow at least 4.3%, exceeding  a total of $717

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Last month, Portuguese investment firm Green Swan announced it had taken the opportunity to acquire the Toys “R” Us brand across Spain and Portugal. The new CEO,  Shark Tank Portugal investor Paulo Sousa Marquez, is keen to revive the brand and demonstrate how technological innovation can be used to bring customers

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Unified Commerce has become a strategic objective for most retailers today, by means of connecting all channels in real-time: online retail with e-commerce and m-commerce, and now also s-commerce (“buying buttons” in social media are gaining ground). Given this reality and contrary to some initial analysis, we can today clearly

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We are experiencing a new consumer omnichannel age where innovation is no longer a nice-to-have in any sales channel, but a must-have. This innovation must be especially leading in physical stores, where sales will count for over 95% of total sales worldwide in coming years. Therefore, POS solutions need to

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