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Achieving Unified Commerce

If unified commerce is high on your priority list this year, you’re not alone. Citing a recent survey by Boston Retail Partners (BRP), Retail TouchPoints reported that 81 percent of retailers will be using unified commerce platforms by the end […]

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Wanted: Frictionless Point of Sale (POS)

Flexible fulfilment, faster speed to market, seamless convenience … Retailers have been honing their abilities on these fronts since the dawn of the digital age. Now the epitome of retail excellence is to make shopping “frictionless.”   It would seem […]

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The Middle East: From Opulence to Discipline

Ten years ago, the Gulf region was full of promise for retailers. But, since the price of oil dropped, the retail sector has been reshaping itself. Here’s why… For a long time, the Gulf region was an El Dorado for […]

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3 Best Practices for Luxury Retailing

Whereas there was a time when luxury brands weren’t entirely sure about digital’s role in their future, now the consensus is clear. The key to success is not to favour one channel over another, necessarily, but rather to leverage all […]

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2018 Retail Predictions (and What You Can Do About Them Now)

You don’t need a crystal ball to see that retail digitisation will be a big trend in 2018. Technology advancements continue to transform how consumers shop and how retailers meet their customers’ needs. Yet some retail predictions can seem very […]

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A Year in Retail: 2017

Digital Transformation Defines Retail in 2017   In more ways than one, the digital transformation that has reshaped retail in recent years continued to exert its considerable forces on the market in 2017. Retailers around the globe sought to hone […]

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Retail Trend: Store Transformations

Retailing hasn’t just changed with the advent of online commerce. It has been transforming — turning into something new and different. That transformation is still in full swing with regard to retail stores. It’s affecting how stores look, what they […]

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4 Reasons You Might Need a New POS System

As retailers grow, they often need more advanced functionality from their point of sale system (POS) to meet customer expectations, innovate, outrun competitors and keep pace with evolving industry trends. Whether that growth is across town or around the world, it brings […]

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Retail Trend: Artificial Intelligence in Fashion

Artificial intelligence (AI) presents retailers with the opportunity to pack a powerful one-two punch: 1) identifying trends rapidly, and 2) acting on those insights quickly based on a highly localised and personalised understanding of consumer preferences.   In its article […]

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Vilebrequin Size XXL Thanks to Yourcegid Retail

E-commerce, Customer Relations, Omnichannel, and management of its vast commercial network, Vilebrequin has great ambitions and needs tools to meet them. The fashion brand has been working with Cegid for 14 years now.   This summer, some of the luckiest […]

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Holiday Season Retail Outlook & Success Strategies

Even though Halloween merchandise may still be fresh on the shelves, it seems it’s never too early to start retail holiday promotions. In its 2017 Retail Holiday Planning Playbook, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said more than half of holiday […]

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Retail Trend: The Use of Voice Technology

Voice assistant technology, such as the use of digital in-home assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home, is gaining in popularity. It’s estimated that Amazon Echo devices have made their way into over 10 million homes in the span of […]

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