This document provides architecture recommendations for building, deploying, and managing the Microsoft Branch Infrastructure solution in a retail environment. The guide covers the fundamentals of the branch office infrastructure and how the Microsoft platform best addresses the needs of the retail enterprise. The Microsoft Branch Office Infrastructure solution references an architecture built on the Windows Server® platform to support IT operations in a distributed retail store (branch). The specific capabilities that are required to achieve the most efficient retail architecture possible are also addressed.

You can download the guide from LINK. You can also talk to the author, Vic Miles at the NRF Show in January. Meet him in booth 863