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What’s Microsoft’s Retail Play?
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

top retail companies 2010  develop retail-specific capabilities on top of the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 architectural enhancements. The end-to-end retail solution was officially launched on February 1, 2012, in more than 25 countries. Significant enhancements have been made with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail , as the vendor has accelerated its roadmap to build on the global momentum and growing customer base in more than 30 countries. Functionality falls into a few categories, starting with the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

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JDA FOCUS 2010 Impressions - Part 2


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On-demand Retail Trade Partner Integration Provider Asserts its Expertise


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JDA Portfolio: For The Retail Industry Part Two: JDA Portfolio 2004.1 Components


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Adapting to the New Retail Market


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NetSuite Acquires Retail Anywhere’s Cloud POS


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SAP Releases New Mobile Retail App for In-store Experience


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