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Logistical Software Solutions for Retail

When operating any retail enterprise, managers need to have tools for handling all of the logistical tasks of selling merchandise. Managing products requires the use of modern software programs that can easily display a wealth of important data in real time. Product management software is an example of a contemporary solution for the retail world.

People that run their own stores in physical locations and online need to have a way to keep track of all the products in real time. For example, product software can be used to view all of the items that have been sold in a specific time frame. Additionally, the program can display items that are ready to be shipped. Software is also used to track products based on unique SKU identifications. Detailed product information may also contain multiple images for visual analysis of commerce. Returned items can also be tracked down and eventually restocked through software applications. Product software programs also display detailed information about each item. For example, a manager can view the date of production, packaging type, ingredients, labels and other important data for all in stock merchandise.

Price management is also an important part of any retail operation. Managers can use advanced analytic tools to view the price history of any item that is listed for sale. Additionally, sales figures for all items can be viewed for specific time periods. By comparing the price charts with sales graphs, managers can make critical decisions in setting the market price of any item.

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RIP MovableType Personal

From SixApart official site, or, there has no link for personal license, which is free for blogger. Now It is time say Goodbye MovableType as a personal blogger. As a senior user of MovableType, I am very sad about the decision 6A made. They do not support free version any more. No OpenSource version either.

I am thinking about other blog platform, or blogging software.

There are certain features I am looking for.

  • Import posts from MovableType
  • Keep same URL structure
  • HTML 5 compatiable
  • Mobile responsive design
  • Support social media plugins
  • Support comments system

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Joomla! 1.5 Stable release

After 2 and half years development, the Joomla! 1.5 released now.

It is a long waiting. I will hurry to install this new system to test it and try to migrate my Joomla 1.0 site.

To download it, click here. Download the installation package from the Joomla Code Updated 2013.08.29

Installation Instructions
Fresh Installation

Upgrade Instructions
From Joomla! 1.5 RC4

Migration Instructions
From Joomla! 1.0.x


My suggestion is to try the clean install first. Be familiar with the new user interface, administrator end and template. Then you can see how do you migrate your old one. Or just use the new Joomla 1.5.

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