At the NRF, Microsoft announced the upcoming release of "Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail R2," which'll be available in more than 50 countries starting Feb. 1, 2011.
Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail offers midsize and enterprise specialty retailers point-of-sale, store management, supply chain, merchandising and financials capabilities to deliver business productivity and customer service in a single, integrated solution. Dynamics AX for Retail R2 includes the following enhancements:
- Insight. Retail Role Centers mean key data can be surfaced quickly and easily, helping people make more informed decisions and be productive.
- Loyalty. Expanded scenarios and centralized management out of the box help retailers enhance the customer experience.
- Simplicity. New interfaces for assortment and item management speed workflows and help drive productivity.
- Global availability. New localizations and translations further support the needs of multinational and growing organizations.