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front office

Systems that deal directly with the customer such as order processing. Contrast with back office. See front office application.
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electronic cash methods) arise, they are incorporated into the Integrated Commerce Service, and will be immediately available to merchants with no additional software needed for their front offices.
Ghosh said that the specifications for Digital Offers and Digital Receipts, the technology that links the front office with the back office, will be published in November and are expected to become the industry standard.