Microsoft Retail Sector: Press Materials

NRF 2016

Best of NRF 2016: Unified Commerce steals the show
Microsoft Enterprise blog
Jan. 28, 2016

Microsoft Show Update
Microsoft NRF video
Jan. 22, 2016

Microsoft Innovation
Microsoft NRF video
Jan. 22, 2016

Coop Italia, Italy’s largest supermarket chain
Microsoft NRF customer video
Jan. 22, 2016

FGL Sports
Microsoft NRF customer video
Jan. 22, 2016

Gerrity’s Supermarkets, Pennsylvania grocery chain
Microsoft NRF customer video
Jan. 22, 2016

Mondelez International
Microsoft NRF customer video
Jan. 22, 2016

L’Oréal Paris/Lancôme
Microsoft NRF customer video
Jan. 22, 2016

Pet Supplies Plus
Microsoft NRF customer video
Jan. 22, 2016

Mindtree unveils Flooresense platform for the retail industry
Partner press release
Jan. 19, 2016

Avensia launches enterprise E-Commerce for Microsoft Dynamics AX at NRF
Partner press release
Jan. 18, 2016

Fujitsu announces innovative retail advancements and solutions at Retail’s BIG Show 2016
Partner press release
Jan. 18, 2016

Microsoft showcases the future of unified commerce at NRF 2016
Official Microsoft Blog
Jan. 17, 2016

What’s Microsoft doing at Retail’s BIG Show? See the future of unified commerce
Microsoft Enterprise blog
Jan. 17, 2016

Windows 10 helps retailers create new physical and digital shopping experiences
Windows For Your Business blog
Jan. 17, 2016

The new Dynamics AX for retail & commerce brings the power and intelligence of the cloud to retailers
Microsoft Dynamics blog
Jan. 17, 2016

FreedomPay expands global products and services on Microsoft Azure
Partner press release
Jan. 15, 2016

AnywhereCommerce showcases tablet POS platform at NRF Big Show January 17-20 in New York
Partner press release
Jan. 15, 2016

Digimarc announces Windows demonstration at NRF 2016
Partner press release
Jan. 14, 2016

Shoptelligence and Xomni team up to become a featured attraction at retail’s BIG Show 2016
Partner press release
Jan. 14, 2016

Leading retailers look to Episerver to drive digital innovation
Partner press release
Jan. 13, 2016

Digimarc to showcase GS1 US collaboration, growing partner ecosystem at NRF 2016
Partner press release
Jan. 12, 2016

Acuity Brands, Inc. to showcase precise indoor positioning at NRF “Big Show” 2016 as part of Microsoft’s Retail Industry Group Booth
Partner press release
Jan. 12, 2016

Checkpoint Systems’ Sense + Respond solution provides multi-channel retailers with real-time insights, predictive analytics
Partner press release
Jan. 11, 2016

Feature Stories and Blog Posts

Hotels add high-tech touches to enhance hospitality
June 17, 2015

The future of retail for small business
Jan. 14, 2015

Boosting retail sales with IoT-powered customer engagement
Jan. 12, 2015

2015: The Year of On-demand, Personalized Shopping
Jan. 12, 2015

Windows helps retailers to transform the customer shopping experience
Jan. 12, 2015

Microsoft driving innovation in Retail
Jan. 12, 2015

Improve Customer Interactions and Security with Modern Points of Sale
Jan. 12, 2015

Microsoft Dynamics: Empowering Retailers to Engage with their Customers
Jan. 12, 2015

Building the Mobile Workplace with Windows and Windows Phone
April 02, 2014

Why a retail store associate is more effective using Microsoft Office 365 and Yammer Enterprise
Feb. 27, 2014

Announcing Windows 8.1 end-user readiness content
Jan. 22, 2014

Internet Explorer Reaches New Heights on the Web with Everest: Rivers of Ice
May 28, 2013

Choose the Right Strategy to Reap Big Value From Big Data
Nov. 13, 2012

Blog: The Kinect Effect in Retail
Sept. 11, 2012

Blog: The Convergence of Fashion and Technology
Sept. 07, 2012

Beyond Brick and Mortar: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail Launches Today
Feb. 01, 2012

Intelligent Systems Taking Hold in Retail, Healthcare and Manufacturing
Dec. 20, 2011

ParcelGenie: Sending Gifts Is Now as Easy as Texting
Dec. 14, 2011

Press Releases

TGI Fridays partners with Microsoft on tablets to streamline orders, improve customers’ visits
Jan. 12, 2015

Order up: Hardee’s and Microsoft pilot customer self-order kiosks running on Windows
Jan. 12, 2015

GameStop Takes Retail Innovation to The Next Level
Jan. 12, 2015

Microsoft showcases developer opportunity on Windows Azure, Windows devices
June 27, 2013
At Build 2013, Microsoft announces Windows Embedded 8.1 Industry Release Preview, Windows Azure enhancements and new partner offerings.

Windows 8.1 Preview now available
June 26, 2013
Ongoing momentum on display with new marquee apps announced for Windows at Build conference.

Transforming the workplace: The evolution of enterprise social
June 25, 2013
Journey back through the years to see how Yammer has gone from startup to nearly 8 million users, and click on each milestone to learn more about Yammer’s key moments.

Microsoft updates enterprise social road map, highlights momentum on Yammer acquisition anniversary
June 25, 2013
Microsoft delivers on its enterprise social vision with accelerating user, customer and engagement growth.

Microsoft and Oracle announce enterprise partnership
June 24, 2013
Deal will help customers embrace cloud computing by providing greater choice and flexibility.

Microsoft demonstrates Windows as a platform for small tablets, touch and mobility at COMPUTEX 2013
June 05, 2013
Nick Parker, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s OEM Division, demonstrates the latest hardware innovations across Windows devices and shows business opportunity for partners.

Microsoft unveils what’s next for enterprise IT
June 03, 2013
New wave of 2013 products brings it all together for hybrid cloud, mobile employees and modern application development.

Office 365 Deployment ensures the customer’s still king for Dixons Retail
Dec. 11, 2012

Microsoft Dynamics December Product Releases Deliver New Capabilities and Value to Customers
Dec. 04, 2012

Barilla Gets a Bite of Cloud Computing From Microsoft Office 365
Nov. 27, 2012

Microsoft Shines the Spotlight on the New SharePoint
Nov. 12, 2012

Microsoft Unveils Windows Phone 8
Oct. 29, 2012

Windows 8 Arrives
Oct. 25, 2012

Microsoft Surface Now Available at Microsoft Retail Stores
Oct. 25, 2012

The Choice Is Clear: Microsoft Continues Collaboration With Toyota to Drive Its New Global Communications Infrastructure
Oct. 25, 2012

Bloomingdale’s Features Microsoft Tech During NY Fashion Week
Sept. 07, 2012

Bang & Olufsen Hears the Sound of Savings With Office 365
Aug. 02, 2012

Office 365 Is Lowe’s Newest Tool to Help Employees Redefine Home Improvement
June 27, 2012

Accenture to Become First Global Technology Services Provider to Deliver End-to-End Public Cloud Solution on Windows Azure
April 10, 2012

Optic 2000 Focuses on Customer Experience and Growth With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail
March 20, 2012

Next Generation of Microsoft Surface Available for Pre-Order in 23 Countries
Nov. 17, 2011
France’s leading eyewear-maker chooses Microsoft’s ERP solution for its usability, ease of maintenance and flexibility for future growth. Its objective: to unify its IT solution at 1,850 points of sale.

Microsoft Dynamics CRM Delivers Social Productivity to Customers
Oct. 25, 2011

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Launches Worldwide
Sept. 08, 2011

General Mills Builds E-Commerce Site on Windows Azure to Promote Gluten-Free Lifestyle
Aug. 15, 2011

Tesco Signs Eight Year Agreement with Microsoft
Aug. 02, 2011

Capgemini and Microsoft Plan to Offer Accelerated Cloud Services in 22 Countries
March 24, 2011

Customer Spotlight: Stein Mart Accelerates Business Planning With Microsoft SQL Server 2008
March 24, 2011
Improved data access and reduced cost position company executives for incisive analysis, decisive planning.

Target Virtualizes With Microsoft
March 21, 2011
Large retailer runs business-critical applications for 1,755 stores on Microsoft virtualization technologies.

Kimberly-Clark Drives Revenue, Boosts Production by Deploying Microsoft’s Business Intelligence Tools
March 10, 2011
In the first three months, Kimberly-Clark has already realized $10 million in additional revenue by avoiding “out of stock” scenarios.

Case Studies

Retailer Coles Delivers High-Availability to Meet Business Needs with Server Virtualization

The Co-operative Group Avoids Tens of Millions in Growth Costs, Eases Innovation, and Boosts Security

Hy-Vee Boosts Performance, Speeds Data Delivery, and Increases Competitiveness

Outdoor Apparel Innovator Finds Perfect Fit for Cross-Platform Development Success

L.L. Bean Boosts Worker Productivity, Speeds Image Updates by 66 Percent with Upgrade

Retailer Deploys File Share Storage, Saves 50 Percent in Storage Costs

Brazilian Retailer Switches from Google to Office 365 to Simplify IT and Boost Collaboration

Retailer Edcon Cuts Data-Processing Time by 50 Percent, Can Make Better Pricing Decisions

Amway Aims for Improved Online Retail Environment with Management Solution

Fact Sheets

Fact Sheet: Microsoft Dynamics CRM
.docx file, 1.26 MB

Fact Sheet: Windows Embedded POSReady 7
.pdf file, 849 KB

Whitepaper: Connected Customer Centricity: Customer Relationship Management in the Digital Age
.pdf file, 532 KB

Whitepaper: Connected Experiences for Retail with Microsoft Dynamics

Whitepaper: Retailers transform connected people into customer relationship agents

Whitepaper: Retailers use connected insight to build customer-driven, proactive business processes

Whitepaper: Retailers create connected customer relationships to differentiate their brands and build loyalty

Partner Materials

iris Software Systems launches new Lobby application, an exclusive solution built on Windows
June 17, 2015

MCOM Media Communications, a pioneer in TV and Mobile hospitality solutions, released HOTstream Cloud on Microsoft Azure
June 12, 2015

Accenture Enables Mobile Workforce with Accenture CAS Software for Windows 8.1 Devices
Jan. 12, 2015

FreedomPay Announces PCI-Validated Point-to-Point Encryption And EMV Support Through Newly Enhanced Microsoft Azure
Jan. 12, 2015

NCR Sales Advisor for Windows 8.1 Delivers Engaging In-Store Shopping Experiences
Jan. 12, 2015

NEC Debuting Retail Software, Showcasing Integrated Point of Sale with Biometric-Enabled Retail Solutions as Well as Display Technologies at NRF15
Jan. 12, 2015

Panasonic Announces First All-in-One Mobile POS Tablet with Integrated EMV Payment Technology for Retail Running Windows 8.1
Jan. 12, 2015

TXT Retail delivers new generation of Supply Chain Collaboration software on Microsoft Azure
Jan. 12, 2015

CROSSMARK Delivers On-Demand Sales Insights in New Self-Service Portal
Nov. 13, 2012

NCR to Install 10,000 Self-Checkout Devices at More Than 1,200 Walmart Locations
Nov. 01, 2012

Wincor Nixdorf preferred service provider for Tesco in Europe
Oct. 10, 2012

RedPrairie Proves Enterprise Scalability and Performance with SQL Server 2012 Benchmarks
Oct. 02, 2012

Cole Systems Goes Social with Customer Loyalty
Sept. 24, 2012

Dassault Systèmes Introduces “Perfect Shelf”, a Game Changing Industry Solution Experience for Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail Companies
Sept. 11, 2012