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SAP as a Retail Market Force: More Fact Than Fiction
Can SAP, a market and technology leader in business management software, translate its success in the manufacturing industry to retail? TEC principal analyst P

bi architecture for retail market in cloud  areas: Real-time Insight —SAP’s BI platform and tools, as well as its analytics applications, enable line-of-business (LoB) managers to gain rapid access to current and critical insight to determine a plan of action, whether focusing on better understanding their shoppers, managing the merchandise lifecycle, optimizing supply chain operations, ensuring a positive shopping experience, or understanding the performance of each channel. Integrated Marketing and Merchandising —SAP’s merchandise

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