SAP IS Retail (ISR) Solution is an industry specific software. It is fully integrated comprehensive ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution for business and retail industry. It is very well suited for both, small and large scale enterprises. The solution can be mapped for all the proprietary business scenarios, business processes, and business functions.
The IS retail solution helps bring marketing, merchandise, supply chain and IT to provide competitive edge to a business.
The retail solution provides a complete integration for all the divisions / business processes of a retail company, which is typically food and beverages, hard goods and fashion retailers. The solution is highly customizable to suit varied requirements.
The Logistics in turn has two major components, namely Materials Management (MM), Sales and Distribution (SD). Besides this, Production Planning (PP), Plant Maintenance (PM), Quality Management (QM) and Warehouse Management (WM) can be considered as extensions of Materials Management.
When you look at the SAP IS Retail, it includes all these ECC components and then some. The main heart of the system is the functionality which is specially developed to cater to retailing companies and these are called IS Retail Components. To name a few,
- Replenishment Planning,
- Assortment Management,
- Retail Pricing, and
- Merchandize Categories.