Microsoft’s Dynamics 365 line to take over e-commerce store hosting

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  • Microsoft is unifying customer shopping experiences through an end-to-end commerce platform.
  • Dynamics 365 Commerce brings together e-commerce, in-store, back office, as well as call center.
  • This preview app is designed to support multiple platforms and form factors,  and is easy to deploy, configure, implement, and operate.
  • Some of the app's features include Point of Sale (POS), assisted selling and clienteling, order processing, and fulfillment.
Dynamics 365 Commerce

Trying to give their clients more abilities and range to better manage their businesses, Microsoft is taking huge leaps in that direction and, now, comes with a more complete way to do so.

The process involves unifying customer shopping experiences through an end-to-end commerce platform that brings together e-commerce, in-store, back office, and call center along with enabling easier integration to emerge channels through an API driven headless commerce engine.

The preview app is now available in the Microsoft Store

So, basically, we are talking about an application that delivers rich and immersive experiences for retailer managers and staff to better serve customers and streamline store operations.

For those of you interested in taking Dynamics 365 Commerce for a test drive, you can do so by downloading the application from the Microsoft Store.

The Store Commerce preview app is designed to support multiple platforms and form-factors while being easy to deploy, configure, implement, and operate.

This evolution of Dynamics 365 Retail is surely bound to become a must have tool for users who where in need of such a complete way to focus on everything that commerce stands for.

What features does Dynamics 365 Commerce have?

Keep in mind that this is only a preview version and we could see even more functions coming to this app, once Microsoft decides it added all the finishing touches and its ready to roll out.

Supported capabilities include Point of Sale (POS), assisted selling and clienteling, order processing and fulfillment, store inventory management, shift and cash management, staff task management, omni-channel payment methods, viewing role-based reports, and more.

The Store Commerce preview app can also communicate with peripheral devices, such as cash drawers, credit card readers, and printers, by using local or shared Hardware Station.

We will most certainly keep an eye on the development of this amazing app and see what new features and functions Microsoft will decide to add.

For the moment, enjoy fiddling with the preview, just to make sure that when the full version comes out, you already have a great understanding of its inner workings.

What is your opinion on this application’s functionality and use? Let us know all about it in the comments section below.

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