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Learn the ways Microsoft provides retail technology solutions so small retailers can improve business practices.
When Pooch & Mutt, a leading UK supplier of healthy dog foods, treats and supplements, found their business was outgrowing their IT, they refreshed their systems with a modern solution from Microsoft including Office 365 and Windows devices. Now, the team can work together from anywhere and maintain better communication with their suppliers and buyers.
There’s a lot of competition for the hearts and minds of your customers. You can better track, understand and deliver personalized engagement to your customers throughout their retail experience, using cloud-based Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online. These meaningful interactions will set you apart from the crowd.
The best choices for your retail business – from inventory to merchandising and marketing – aren’t always obvious. But technology can deliver insights and clarity. With Microsoft Power BI you can easily gather and analyze internal and external data, so you can make smart, informed decisions for your retail business.
Retail is an ever-changing business, requiring flexibility and efficiency. You need the technology that run the same way. Cloud-based solutions, like Microsoft Azure and Office 365, enable you to respond quickly and cost-effectively to changes, such as supply chain challenges and seasonal fluctuations.
Hackers and malware pose serious threats to your business and reputation. Safeguard sensitive customer data and business information with data security built-in at every level of your IT – from onsite servers and POS devices to cloud-based apps and mobile phones. With Microsoft, security is just there. Nothing extra is needed.
Windows 10 Pro provides a familiar, productive experience across a wide range of devices, including tablets, 2-in-1s, touch-enabled laptops, and convertibles. With enterprise-grade security, Windows 10 Pro helps protect sensitive data and files wherever they go.
Office 365 offers an integrated and cloud-based suite of productivity tools. With Outlook and Skype for Business, you can easily connect with customers and collaborate with colleagues. Using familiar applications such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, you can create, edit and share documents from any device. Sync those files across all your devices with OneDrive for Business.
Microsoft Azure is a flexible cloud platform that helps you grow with greater efficiency and be more responsive to change. With Azure, you can be up and running fast, scale up or down as needed, and avoid high capital costs—paying only for what you use.
Microsoft Power BI is a cloud-based business analytics service that provides fast access to your data and a complete view of your business via live, interactive dashboards and reports. Using Power BI, anyone can easily visualize and analyze data from any device, and share it with colleagues to take action.
Surface is designed to help your business do more, from wherever anywhere. Skip compromises and get the powerful productivity and security features you need in a Windows laptop in the thin, light, and highly portable body of a tablet.
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