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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

oracle markdown optimization sap retail  G00210646, “Evaluating IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP’s Business Application Industry Strategies,” May 10, 2011). The recent appointment of Lori Mitchell-Keller to senior vice president (SVP) and head of the Global Retail Industry Business Unit (IBU) is significant as she brings a unique combination of retail, manufacturing, and SCM to bear on overseeing the delivery of end-to-end solutions that help customers build unified sales channels, consumer-driven supply networks, and integrated

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