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Dynamics 365 and Microsoft Teams: extend collaboration across teams 

Think about the time spent between the moment you open an email or chat, find, and reply with the requested information, and then get back into the flow of your work. Add up those minutes-long interruptions, and you begin to realize why we often can’t finish everything on our to-do lists. We want to dramatically...Read more

Enable a new level of B2B digital sales excellence with Dynamics 365 Commerce 

Truly engaged, always connected At this year’s NRF, many retailers are taking the time to reflect on the learnings from 2020 and the road ahead for 2021. It’s hard to believe that only 12 months have passed since we disclosed the general availability of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Commerce, which was the evolution of our proven...Read more

Microsoft at NRF: the changing landscape of retail 

With NRF Chapter 1 starting this week, many retailers are looking to 2021 with one prominent thought: what’s next? Microsoft Dynamics 365 will again play a prominent role in Retail’s Big Show with new announcements and showcasing customer agility and innovation amidst a very disrupted market. It’s clear that 2020 was a year where the...Read more

Introducing new functionalities to Dynamics 365 Connected Store 

Earlier this year at NRF, we laid out our vision for Microsoft Dynamics 365 Connected Store and had an opportunity to learn a lot from our customer discussions. Today, we are taking the next step in that journey and are excited to expand our Dynamics 365 Connected Store preview experience. Dynamics 365 Connected Store uses...Read more

Deliver smarter, connected retail experiences with Dynamics 365 Commerce 

Today we’re announcing the official release of Dynamics 365 Commerce, an evolution of Dynamics 365 Retail that is generally available today across the globe. Dynamics 365 Commerce delivers a complete omnichannel solution that unifies back-office, in-store, and call center experiences, as well as introduces new e-commerce functionality to support seamless customer shopping experiences across physical...Read more

What’s in store for retail with the customer data platform 

According to industry analysts, 2020 will bring exciting innovations that promise to reshape the retail industry. Let’s take a look at the opportunities and explore the data challenges resulting from these trends. Augmented reality (AR) takes the stage Technology is catching up with expectations, with second generation augmented reality tools that make the technology more...Read more

Introducing Dynamics 365 account protection and loss prevention 

Process efficiency is key to growing an e-commerce business. To meet this goal, retailers need better intelligence to better monitor discount, return, and account fraud, helping to protect and improve revenue, reputation, and customer service. As a premium solution partner, Microsoft has deeply invested in artificial intelligence (AI) based systems to help retailers increase process...Read more

Redefining shopping excellence with a unified commerce solution 

The retail industry has been going through tremendous change and transformation over the past decade. Many have speculated that traditional brick and mortar retail is dying, and that customers are moving completely to online platforms for their shopping needs. This is, however, not the case. According to a report by the National Retail Federation, retail...Read more

Expanding our vision for retail with Dynamics 365 at NRF 2020 

Retailers experienced more change in the last decade than nearly any other industry, a trend that is not likely to slow as we enter 2020. The only certainty in the new decade is the need for technologies that help retailers stay nimble, relevant, and anticipate customer needs and shopping preferences. As my colleague Shelley Bransten,...Read more

Announcing Dynamics 365 Commerce preview 

Dynamics 365 Commerce, now in preview, delivers a complete omnichannel solution that unifies back-office, in-store, and digital experiences built on Dynamics 365 Retail capabilities. Retail is one of those industries that everyone can relate to. Shopping is ingrained in our daily lives, with today’s consumer demanding engaging and integrated shopping experiences across storefronts–physical stores, online...Read more

Release wave 2 launches with over 400 updates, new apps, and industry solutions 

2019 release wave 2 launches with new applications and hundreds of capabilities across Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform. Today marks the general availability of more than 400 new feature updates and capabilities across Dynamics 365 and the Power Platform. This release wave—one of our largest to date—showcases our continued investment in artificial intelligence to...Read more

Why personalization is key to surviving today’s retail market 

The retail landscape has changed dramatically in recent years with the rise of internet consumerism providing customers with access to more content, buying channels, and brand options than ever before. Customers today are well-informed, highly selective, and expect intuitive, engaging, and personalized experiences when they shop – with consistency across every buying channel they use....Read more