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(May 16, 2012) What’s Next Retail contributors Cole Systems and Dayforce will be showcasing their solutions at a special event on Thursday, May 10 in New York City. The evening event, “What’s In Store?” will offer retail executives the following:
- Network with other retail executives and Microsoft Elite
- Meet & talk with retail solution experts from Cole Systems, Microsoft, JustEnough, Keyora, Dayforce and Allegro-BI
- Enjoy cocktails & catered delicacies
- Meet Carol’s Daughter and hear about their experiences with the showcased technologies
- Take away some free products from Carol’s Daughter & DAVIDsTEA
“What’s In Store” is an entertaining, elegant and informative evening learning first hand how other retailers have successfully leveraged Microsoft Dynamics technology solutions to improve their businesses, reduce their costs, increase their revenues and delight their customers. Click here for more information or here to register.
(April 3, 2012) What’s Next Retail contributor Michael Griffiths to participate on webinar featuring “E2E Retail powered by Microsoft Dynamics” on Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm ET. On this webinar, Griffiths and other leaders in the Microsoft Dynamics community will discuss the new E2E Retail solution powered by Microsoft
Dynamics and how it enables retailers to:
- Understand and connect the ‘new’ consumer
- Deal with less brand loyal consumers who want what they want, when they want it
- Keep pace with evolving and emerging business models
(March 20, 2012) Optic 2000 Focuses on Customer Experience and Growth With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail. The Optic 2000 group, with more than 1,850 specialty stores for eyewear and hearing devices, has chosen Microsoft Corp.’s enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, to manage its sales, supply and inventory across its entire network of operations in France. Usability, simple maintenance, functional excellence and ease of upgrading are the key advantages that led to the company’s strategic decision to adopt the Microsoft business solution. See the press release here.
(February 1, 2012) Michael Griffiths, Microsoft Business Solutions’ global retail & distribution product director, discussed the new generation of business application productivity with Consumer Goods Technology magazine.
Microsoft and some of its Retail-Focused Partners to Host Event at Microsoft Tech Center near Atlanta on February 15 where they will demonstrate Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail. You can register here.
Retailers to Enhance Customer Experience as Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail Announced Today at NRF Conference: (1.16.12) At the National Retail Federation’s annual conference today, Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq “MSFT”) announced the upcoming release of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, which will provide midsize and enterprise retailers with an end-to-end solution that includes cross-channel capabilities, social and mobile commerce, enriched point of sale (POS), and powerful enhancements for merchandising. These capabilities are designed to help retailers deliver uniquely consistent, convenient and personalized experiences for shoppers. Read the complete release here.
Microsoft Showcases “The Future of Retail Today” at National Retail Federation Annual Convention & EXPO: (1.12.12) The technology solutions of today can help deliver customer experiences that are personal, seamless and differentiated, which Microsoft will demonstrate at NRF in New York on Jan. 16-17.
Microsoft Dynamics for Retail Industry Partner Community Announces What’s Next Retail Thought Leadership Site: (1.4.12) WhatsNextRetail.Com Features Business Insights and Solutions for Retail Executives from Thought Leaders in the Microsoft Retail Industry Community
Simon Pearce Goes Live with JunctionMCR and Microsoft Dynamics AX: (12.15.11) Implementation of Cross-Channel Solution Completed in an Aggressive Six Month Timeframe to Meet Critical Holiday Season Needs
Microsoft Launches Innovative Retail Business, Delivers Customer Service Excellence: (4.8.11) When the Microsoft Store decided to open retail locations to create closer connections with customers and let them experience new technology in an immersive experience, the deadline for the first opening was only a few months away. The retail group had to build a management infrastructure for an innovative, connected retail business. After reviewing many possible solutions, the Microsoft Store deployed Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail and integrated it with the corporate SAP financial system, Microsoft Dynamics CRM, and specialized applications. The retail group completed the implementation on time, providing advanced management capabilities and extensive resources for reporting and performance management. Now, the Microsoft Store can easily scale to support the growth of its retail operation and deliver a compelling customer experience with consistent service excellence.