The Garden Centre Group deploys Microsoft Dynamics AX

K3 Retail is to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX to enable The Garden Centre Group to become an omnichannel retailer. The group, which operates 139 garden centres across England and Wales, will replace its existing legacy financial and merchandise systems, including back-office and buying systems, with the Microsoft Dynamics AX platform. This will enable it to modernise its approach and improve customer services. The platform can also be scaled to support future expansion. “K3 Retail is delighted …

The Only Way is Ethics

Hands up those of you that think ethics and recruitment go hand in hand.  If you’re one of those that hasn’t put your hand up, then you’re not on your own. The role of the recruiter has been tarnished in some people’s eyes, placed in the same box as car salesmen and estate agents as ‘necessary evils’ that seek to only line their own pockets rather than help their customers. Even if you don’t believe it, it’s likely to be there as a latent perception as I discovered when I received …

Microsoft Convergence Talk Outlines Dynamics Products Coming This Year

Redmond Magazine Microsoft described Dynamics product releases expected this year during the keynote talk at Convergence today. Kirill Tatarinov, executive vice president of Microsoft Business Solutions, addressed attendees at Microsoft’s Convergence event, which is ongoing this week in Atlanta, Ga.. He said Microsoft’s aim with its products is to help people perform “high-value activities,” which, in recent months, has become a catch-phrase for company executives when discussing Microsoft’s …

A Direct Threat to the Channel?

Microsoft recently announced that it will launch Dynamics for Retail in April 2014 and the press release was punctuated with the words ‘alliance’ and ‘relationship’.  In an associated Technet blog post,  Tracy Issel, General Manager of Worldwide Retail Sector at Microsoft, talked passionately about the new functionality, the organisations that have helped Microsoft to develop this solution and how it will be beneficial for the retail sector.    If you read the whole article, you’ll find …