The retail experience is no longer limited to the showroom due to mobile and Web sales, social media, and complex pricing, among other considerations. Read TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic’s article and see how Microsoft’s recently released end-to-end retail solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, with new point of sale and multi-channel management capabilities can help retailers run their entire business.
“white spaces” in your retail portfolio and how do you plan to fill them? For example, what about planograms/space planning, workforce scheduling and task management, price and assortment optimization, e-commerce/multi-channel order management, etc.? MG: We work closely with customer and partner advisory boards to best understand what Microsoft can provide to drive the most value, versus what partners are expected to offer. We offer a focused solution for specialty retailers, but don’t plan to deliv