Last month, I provided information on how partners can actively engage in the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail release by reviewing the content found on the US Launch Portal. Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail will be available in more than 25 countries starting Feb. 1, 2012.

NEW YORK — Jan. 16, 2012 — At the National Retail Federation’s annual conference today, Microsoft Corp. announced the upcoming release of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 for Retail, which will provide midsize and enterprise retailers with an end-to-end solution that includes cross-channel capabilities, social and mobile commerce, enriched point of sale (POS), and powerful enhancements for merchandising. These capabilities are designed to help retailers deliver uniquely consistent, convenient and personalized experiences for shoppers.

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--Kevin