Tweets from NRF

The Microsoft Retail team will be at NRF next week and we will be twittering any interesting information from the show floor using #NRF10. Follow our tweets via 76 of the Top 100 Retailers are Attending Retail’s BIG Show. See who else is attending. Visit Microsoft in Booth #836 January 10-13, 2010 New York,…


Talk to the Microsoft Retail team at NRF

Visit Microsoft in Booth #836 January 10-13, 2010 New York, New York Join us at the Microsoft booth at NRF to experience Connected Experiences for Retail firsthand and see what they could mean for you and your organization. Details


Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Compliance Planning Guide

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard Compliance Planning Guide version 1.2 is targeted for merchants that accept payment cards, financial institutions that process payment card transactions, and service providers—third-party companies that provide payment card processing or data storage services. IT solutions for each of these groups must meet all PCI DSS requirements. The guide…


Stories about SharePoint in Retail: Specialty Retailer Smoothes Operations for Improved Productivity and Future Profits

Jamba Juice—a leading provider of healthy, on-the-go food and beverages—viewed the economic slowdown as an opportunity to assess its operations and improve efficiencies. The company decided to invest in integrated technology tools that would help its stores run more efficiently and streamline communication. Therefore, Jamba Juice signed a Microsoft® Enterprise Client Access License Suite agreement,…


Stories about SharePoint in Retail: Craft Brewer Stays Connected with its Sales Force

New Belgium Brewing, one of the most innovative and fastest-growing craft brewers in the United States, has long used information technology to help meet its commitments to environmental stewardship, employee empowerment, and the bottom line. To help keep a close eye on inventory sales and costs, New Belgium has extended the reach of its Microsoft…


Stories about SharePoint in Retail: Major Tire Company Adopts Collaboration System with Faster Search

With over 5,500 employees at its corporate head office and 475 retail outlets nationwide, Canadian Tire was looking to refresh its Intranet site known as inTIREnet. The pre-existing site, hosted on a Lotus platform, was visually cluttered and staff complained of poor search functions. Canadian Tire teamed up with Microsoft® technology partner Envision IT to…


Subscribe to the RSS Feed for Retail Case Studies

The Case Studies website is at and is a great source for stories on how organizations solved challenging situations using Microsoft technology. Filtering on Retail Industry enables you to have a look at Retail Industry stories. The site also supports RSS and here is a link to the RSS feed for Retail Case Studies…


Technical Case Study: Supply-Chain Management Platform Supports Seamless Partner Collaboration

This is an excellent whitepaper for understanding the challenges and solution for Supply Chain Collaboration as implemented by the Entertainment and Devices (EDD) division in Microsoft. EDD leverages a complex supply chain of over 300 partners, suppliers, and distributors. Supporting the EDD business model requires a secure, easy, and scalable infrastructure to collaborate with multiple…


Business Intelligence Case Studies for the Retail Industry

Wenatex New Information Management Solution Awakens Business Insight at Sleep System Retailer Potbelly Sandwich Works Restaurant Boosts Revenues 2.5 Percent by Giving Performance Data to Managers Danske Danish Supermarket Group Manages 10 Terabytes of Business Intelligence with SQL Server 2005 Acosta Retail Services Provider Deploys 2.2-Terabyte Data Warehouse to Better Serve Clients Culver Franchising Systems,…


Best of @msretail tweets (May 1-May 13)

2009 Is Year Mobile Commerce Shifts into High Gear : #retail 8:09 AM May 13th from twhirl Online Services Delivers Enterprise-Class Communications to Growing Retail Business: 8:01 AM May 13th from twhirl Digital Issue of the latest RetailSpeak magazine: #retail 6:49 PM May 12th from twhirl SCCM helps Total Wine store employees focus…