GP Retail Infographic V5

| June 23, 2017

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With more than 30 years offering management software (ERP and POS), Linx specializes in retail and meets many different market needs. The Company offers specific solutions for gas stations and convenience stores, dealerships, food, fashion and accessories, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets and hypermarkets, magazines, electronics, home decor, home centers, telephony, perfumery and cosmetics, bookstores and gift shops, retail services, aesthetics and health, vocational education and languages, and spas beauty salons, dry cleaners, among others.

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With retail stocks hammered in the coronavirus-driven market selloff, should you buy the dip? Some retailers, like Costco, may see upside from the panic. But, there are scores of retailers who could see diminished profits in the near term. Why? Supply shocks, for one. Also, if this crisis causes a recession, expect to see decreased consumer spending. The brick-and-mortar retail sector is already feeling a squeeze thanks to Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). In other words, the “retail apocalypse.” This may be a more material factor for smaller, niche retailers. However, even major retailers struggle to stay relevant in the face of e-commerce growth.

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Retail warehouses - omni-channel fulfilment essential or Coronavirus breeding grounds?

Article | March 31, 2020

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5 Ways Customer Engagement Can Boost Your Ecommerce Site

Article | February 10, 2020

“Every consumer wants a different experience when shopping, and this ‘experience‘ has become the differentiating factor for many successful business models.” This statement is even more important for ecommerce businesses, which have no face-to-face interaction with clients. With increasing competition, product quality and price are no longer enough to differentiate your brand. To stand out, you need a well-planned customer engagement strategy so they keep coming back for more. Many studies have highlighted the relationship between sales and customer engagement. According to a PwC report, ecommerce businesses can gain measurable benefits, including greater spending, by changing their customer experience strategy to make them feel appreciated. Higher engagement or personalization also impacts impulse purchases.

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Amazon Go Grocery Opens Largest Contactless Retail Store in Seattle

Article | February 25, 2020

Amazon Go Grocery has opened to shoppers in Seattle at 610 E. Pike Street. The grocery store is running on a unique concept in retail, called “Just Walk Out Shopping”. The Amazon Go Grocery now allows shoppers to come in, take what you want, and just walk out. A totally seamless and cashless physical store that offers everything you could ask for! Amazon Go Grocery offers from fresh produce and meat and seafood to bakery items and household essentials plus easy-to-make dinner options. In addition, Amazon members now also have free two-hour grocery delivery from Amazon Fresh and Whole Foods Market in more than 2,000 U.S. cities and towns.

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With more than 30 years offering management software (ERP and POS), Linx specializes in retail and meets many different market needs. The Company offers specific solutions for gas stations and convenience stores, dealerships, food, fashion and accessories, optical shops, drugstores, supermarkets and hypermarkets, magazines, electronics, home decor, home centers, telephony, perfumery and cosmetics, bookstores and gift shops, retail services, aesthetics and health, vocational education and languages, and spas beauty salons, dry cleaners, among others.

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