MICROS Retail’s Enterprise Merchandising provides a real-time platform for the extended distribution chain through a 100% Java-based environment. Enterprise facilitates and integrates merchandise planning, open-to-buy, purchasing, automated replenishment, inventory receiving, store distribution and in-store receiving.
Lowering the total cost of ownership A centralised vendor database provides a single source for preferred-provider information including vendor agreements, discounts, cost history and delivery schedules.Unified purchasing functions result in volume discounts, lower fuel surcharges and less paperwork.Flexible merchandise delivery options leverage your warehouse and dock space.Built in Java EE, Enterprise offers flexibility and scalability, while being compatible with standard operating systems and databases.
Core functions simplified Merchandise management – manage the main catalogues from merchandise structure, business structure and merchandise vendors; control merchandise planning and monitor programme execution; define flexible pricing and promotions schemes; define purchase orders and replenishment of products; define and control margins; and reduce the cost of merchandise sold and price markdowns.
Distribution – perform efficient merchandise distribution and inventory management; help reduce inventory shrink and out-of-stocks; and reduce operational costs, thereby improving inventory turns in the merchandise distribution process.
In-store operations – control merchandise operations that take place inside stores; help enforce the goals defined in the merchandise management modules; and enforce an efficient operation and optimal inventory turns, shrinkage and out-of-stocks in the store’s inventory.
Reporting – Enterprise uses the open-source reporting tool Jasper to generate reports on demand.