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  • Retail Chain Manager for Microsoft Dynamics ™ AX Name Title Microsoft Corporation PROFIT
  • Agenda
    • Introduction
    • Industry Perspectives and Challenges
    • Solution Overview
    • Business Benefits and ROI
    • Conclusion
  • [VAR Overview]
    • [Company overview]
    • [Services]
    • [Date company founded]
    • [Number of employees]
    • [Financial information]
    • [Microsoft partner status]
    • [Awards]
  • Industry Perspective
    • Grocery Stores
      • The USD $400 billion U.S. retail grocery industry includes approximately 40,000 companies that operate 70,000 grocery stores
    • Apparel
      • U.S. retail clothing industry includes approximately 40,000 companies that operate 80,000 stores
      • Combined annual revenue of USD $130 billion
      • Highly fragmented and heavily concentrated at the top
    From: First Research, Inc., 2005.
  • Industry Perspective continued
    • Sporting Goods
      • U.S. retail sporting goods industry includes approximately 20,000 companies with combined annual revenue of USD $25 billion
    • Furniture
      • U.S. furniture retailing includes approximately 20,000 with combined revenues of USD $45 billion
      • Highly fragmented industry; only approximately 30 companies with annual revenue higher than USD $100 million
  • Industry Perspective continued
    • Flooring
      • Approximately 700 manufacturers; 4,000 wholesalers, and 15,000 retailers in the U.S.
      • Combined end-user sales of USD $25 billion
      • Highly concentrated for manufacturing; highly fragmented for retailing
    • Jewelry
      • U.S. annual revenues of USD $44 billion for 28,000 specialty, department, and discount stores
      • Highly fragmented; top 10 jewelry chains hold less than 25% of the market
    From: First Research, Inc., 2005.
  • Industry Perspective continued
    • Specialty Retail
      • Approximately 40,000 specialty retail stores with total annual sales of USD $350 billion
      • Includes shoes, clothing, electronics, appliances, jewelry, sporting goods, toys, books, music, luggage, pet supplies
    From: First Research, Inc., 2005.
  • Industry Trends and Pressures
    • Competition against larger companies with more resources to invest in their IT infrastructures
    • Maintenance of large inventory levels at stores and distribution centers
    • Need to attract and retain skilled staff
    • Management of shortened time-to-market (manufacturing-to-retail)
    • Lack of visibility into key data to support decision making
    • Identification and analysis of customer trends
  • How Technology Can Help
    • Technology can help retail businesses:
    • Integrate business processes
    • Manage the supply chain cost-effectively
    • Manage skilled staff efficiently
    • Reduce manual processes
    • View and analyze critical business data
  • Value Proposition
    • Retail Chain Manager for Microsoft Dynamics AX can help streamline your retail operations by managing products, processes, transactions, and relationships for greater profitability.
  • Solution Overview
    • A fully integrated solution designed specifically for the retail industry
    • Solution increases profits by helping your business:
      • Boost efficiency
      • Enhance business insight
      • Better connect people, information, and processes across your business
  • Business Benefits
    • Streamline supply chain processes
    • Gain insight into business operations
    • Customize solutions to fit your business
    • Build on existing business systems
    • Generate positive ROI
  • Streamline Your Supply Chain
    • Manage the product life cycle more effectively
    • Automate inventory and warehouse processes
    • Get real-time information about exact inventory levels
    • Provide remote access to warehouse processes
    • Define campaign distribution plans to push items from central warehouse to stores
    • Use advanced loss prevention tools
  • Streamline Your Supply Chain continued
    • Manage more effective campaigns, pricing, and discounts
    • Plan and organize unlimited promotions and sales events
    • Roll out campaigns across the company or on a store level
    • Manage pricing and discounts more flexibly
    • Get up-to-date sales, financial, and supply chain data
    • Set up a variety of discount formats (multibuy or mix-and-match)
    • Manage cash registers centrally and apply changes easily
    • Automatically collect price change data and create barcodes
  • Gain Insight into Operations
    • Get real-time visibility into performance and spot trends quickly
    • Track sales in real time using key performance indicators
    • Access information instantly from integrated POS systems
    • Analyze data by product, store, campaign, location, employee, supplier, and customer
    • Gain insight into sales performance and customer buying trends
    • Respond more effectively to diverse needs and changing lifestyles
  • Gain Insight into Operations continued
    • Access information easily when, where, and how you need it
    • Analyze logistic flows between stores and warehouses
    • Help customer service employees improve service levels
    • Link your business activities across multiple channels
  • From POS to Back Office Microsoft Dynamics AX POS Retail Manager Inventory Sales Accounting Retail Integration Microsoft ® Point of Sale Other Retail Functionality Core Microsoft Dynamics AX Cash sales Order sales Third-Party POS Systems Retail Services for Microsoft Dynamics AX Environment Shop Users
  • Customize Your Solution
    • Tailored solution
    • Categorize items for any kind of retail environment
    • Network and support chain stores with different profiles
    • Use multiple languages and currencies
    • Set up multiple payment options
  • Customize Your Solution continued
    • Flexible pricing and discount controls
    • Manage dynamic pricing and discounts
    • Define sales periods or days of trading for interval-based reports
    • Follow store performance; drill down for more detail
    • Set up different sales processes
    • Set up a variety of discount formats
  • Solution Map Logistics Store Systems Marketing Retail Chain Manager for Microsoft Dynamics AX Retail Functionality Business Analysis Human Resource Management Financial Management SCM Enterprise Portal CRM Microsoft Dynamics AX Core Functionality POS Integration Item/Shelf Labeling Loss Prevention Barcode System Integration Returns Management Store Financial Management Merchandizing Distribution Replenishment Warehouse Product Life Cycle Management Trend Analysis Promotions Pricing and Discounting Warranty Cards Retail Sales Data Warehouse Loyalty/ Gift Cards
  • Build on Existing Business Systems
    • Integrate with existing retail systems
    • Connect with Microsoft Dynamics AX core functionality as well as the following:
      • Third-party POS systems
      • Microsoft ® BizTalk ® Server
      • Microsoft Commerce Server
      • Microsoft Retail Management System
      • Microsoft SQL Server ™ Reporting Services
      • Microsoft Office SharePoint ® Portal Server 2003
    • Use flexible integration tools
      • Extend functionality using applications or add-ons
      • Work with industry-standard technologies
  • Support You Can Trust
    • Reviewed by internal development and quality assurance staff at Microsoft
    • Supported by Microsoft Support Services globally
    • Technical review prior to launch and throughout the product life cycle helps ensure the following:
      • Greater overall quality
      • Performance management
      • Stability through service packs or major releases
  • Customer Success: Team Sportia “ The basis for us was to get flexible and efficient goods handling … with an optimization of information to our shops. … We have got a whole lot of functions which we did not have before. For example, orders are now registered via the Internet.” — Richard Westerlund, IT Manager, Team Sportia
    • Updates shops with prices, sizes, models, and colors
    • Improves control of offers, campaigns, invoicing, etc.
    • Imports product data and pricing for external vendors.
    • Concurrently imports sales data from POS with more than 20,000 sales per day.
    • More that 30 fully automated integrations with external systems.
    • Retail Chain Manager for Microsoft Dynamics AX
    • Centralized data for 150 cash registers and supports 250 users
    • Included an internal B2B portal for stores to order online
    • Integration with joint purchasing portal ( www.sportretail.com ) and outsourced central warehouse systems
    • Team Sportia needed a business management solution that could connect stores with the main office, centralize and analyze data, and integrate with existing business systems.
  • Positive ROI
    • Smooth and rapid deployments
      • Integration tool
    • A familiar user experience
    • Microsoft Dynamics Support Services
    • Tight connections to your existing IT investments
      • Microsoft SQL Server 2000
      • Microsoft Internet Information Services 6.0
      • Microsoft Office system programs
      • Microsoft Windows ® operating system
  • Deliver Real Results
    • Nucleus Research study *
      • 75% of participating companies gained a positive ROI
      • Payback within 23 months
    • Business results
      • Staff reductions or redeployments
      • Reduced IT costs
      • Improved customer and partner satisfaction
      • Improved operations and increased visibility
      • Ability to tailor industry-specific functionality
    *Nucleus Research, Inc. The Real ROI from Axapta . Research Note E116, October 2004.
  • Conclusion
    • Key functionality helps you do the following more easily:
      • Streamline processes
      • Access and analyze critical information
      • Manage your business more profitably
      • Achieve positive ROI
  • Learn More
    • To learn more about Retail Chain Manager for Microsoft Dynamics AX —
    • Contact: [enter speaker information]
    • Visit: www.microsoft.com/dynamics/ax
  • © 2006 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, BizTalk, Microsoft Dynamics, the Microsoft Dynamics logo, SharePoint, Windows, and Your potential. Our passion. are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners. This presentation is for informational purposes only. Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, in this summary.