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Navision Executes At a Slower Pace
In September, Navision Software released its annual report for fiscal 2000, which ended on June 30, 2000. The company continued to increase its market share and

navision stat  At a Slower Pace Navision Executes At a Slower Pace P.J. Jakovljevic - October 26, 2000 Event Summary In September, Navision Software a/c (CSE: NAVI.CO), a Danish provider of enterprise business solutions for mid-sized companies, released annual report for fiscal 2000 that ended on June 30, 2000 (See Figures 1 and 2). Navision Software achieved 36.8% annual revenue growth in fiscal 2000. Navision Software's solutions are sold exclusively through a worldwide network of close to 1000 partners called

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navision stat  like Great Plains and Navision, which have decided to deliver their capabilities in manageable chunks, seems to have paid off even though their offerings are narrower than Epicor's. Further, Epicor's requirement of exclusivity for its resellers has caused its indirect channel to dwindle and has reduced its ability to attract new resellers. While exclusivity might create deeper commitment and expertise in its reseller channel in the long term, we believe that the timing of the initiative was poor. As a Read More

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