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Microsoft Retail Systems
Microsoft Point of Sale and Microsoft Retail Management System provide a complete point of purchase solution suite for small and midsize specialty retail

card credit processing retail  built-in credit or debit card processing services X X Assigns role-based security to employees X X Suspends and resumes transactions X X Tracks employee hours with time clock X X Manages inventory and customer information across multiple stores X Designs custom sales and inventory reports X Integrates sales information with Microsoft Dynamics GP Peachtree, MYOB, Blackbaud, and other accounting programs. X Tracks work orders, quotes, back orders, and layaways X Manages customer accounts receivables X

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PLM for the Retail Industry

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) for Retail is an evaluation model containing tailored PLM criteria and extra functionalities that serve the specificities of this industry in order to help fashion goods (including apparel, footwear, accessory, and home fashion) manufacturers and retailers to achieve more efficient product development, lower cost, and better collaboration and control throughout the whole supply chain.  

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