Oracle® Retail Xstore Suite

Release Value Proposition for
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September 2016

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AMD. the tablet is intended to be about new experiences and collaborative engagement. combined with more extensive product information and the ability to make more recommended choices is becoming the shop floor minimum requirement. and Oracle Retail Xstore onto a mobile form factor drives this functionality further into the store. whether expressed orally or implied in law. product choices. This document may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means. Recognizing the significance of the mobile-enabled associate and equipping them with the relevant tools has long been a primary objective of the Oracle Retail Store applications and combining the strengths of Oracle Retail Order Broker. All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International. and the contents hereof are subject to change without notice. trading hours.0 is planned to focus on the following key areas: Inspire: Drive Engagement Every Brand is highly motivated to ensure that its customers remain loyal and choose to shop within their stores. the sales associate needs to be equipped with their own mobile technology. . including implied warranties and conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This document is provided for information purposes only. Oracle Retail Xstore Suite 4 Copyright © 2016. The ability to react to changing market trends. key trends in retail planned to be focused on are to ensure our customers are positioned to meet the changing demands of the retail marketplace and significantly improve the customer experience. the AMD logo. the Xstore Mobile solution set is planned to gain a full tablet experience to support the current handheld solution. and store formats all need to be as flexible as possible. and even day to day local events means information and system configurability need to be even more important. Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group. Simplify: Run lean and efficient For a retail business to be both lean and efficient. nor subject to any other warranties or conditions. today flexibility is vital. Opteron. traditional register applications.Oracle Retail Xstore Suite Value Proposition In developing Release 16. for any purpose. without our prior written permission. Oracle and/or its affiliates. electronic or mechanical. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. Intel and Intel Xeon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. and the AMD Opteron logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices. With the arrival of a generation who are fully enabled to use mobile technology. Inc. The experience that is now needed when a consumer and retailer are working together in collaboration differs greatly from the traditional mobile applications. retailers have to start to increase the knowledge of their staff and also move them away from behind the cash wrap to engage with their customers on the shop floor. To be able to have the insight into their customers at the point of engagement. to enable a more complex and collaborative experience to occur away from the register. but have consistent and efficient process that underlie them . and no contractual obligations are formed either directly or indirectly by this document. Ensuring that customer information required to enable the associate. This document is not warranted to be error-free.0 of the Oracle Retail Store Applications. as well as. We specifically disclaim any liability with respect to this document. Where the handheld was about efficiency and flexibility. Xstore is planned to be updated and extended in many of the operational aspects of the store system to enable greater flexibility and control for the retailer.0. Oracle Retail Customer Engagement. cash management. Oracle Retail Store Applications Release 16. With Release 16. With Release 16. To address this reporting. All rights reserved.0.

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AMD. combined with a single view of the customer. The challenge for retailing today is to meet and exceed the expectations of their customer by delivering simple but unified experiences across every point where their business is exposed to their customer Inspire: Drive Engagement This section discusses our continued investment in extending the capabilities of the Oracle Retail Xstore Suite to drive customer engagement within the retailers business. micro site. Shop Anywhere is now a reality. electronic or mechanical. This document is provided for information purposes only. real-time. Opteron. pack ship. All rights reserved. and Complex bespoke workflows for Telco or Opticals. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.  Commerce Anywhere---Functionality is planned to be extended to include Commerce Anywhere journeys for Order for instore collection. thus ensuring adherence to existing payment.Oracle Retail Xstore Suite Planned Enhancements This section discusses enhancements planned for the release. recommendations. This document may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means.  Retail Extension Module---Integration to the Retail Extension Module (RXM) is planned to enable extended product information. Order for other store collection. and no contractual obligations are formed either directly or indirectly by this document. and Order for ship to home. and the contents hereof are subject to change without notice. Clienteling. including implied warranties and conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.’ The framework is planned to be designed to call out to a web-based application. Additional functionality is expected to include Returns. Examples for use of the punch-out could include. instore sales should be able to be completed on line or through instore endless aisle or commerce anywhere experience. Xstore Tablet---Xstore Mobile is planned to be enhanced in Release 16. deliver the processes to support accurate. As bricks and mortar and digital merge into a single commerce experience. for any purpose. the AMD logo. Inc. and store operational procedures. Intel and Intel Xeon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. Solutions must enable the customer and associate to have a consistent and collaborative experience that provides consistent data and blends the old silos into a ‘shopping’ experience no matter how the journey starts or end. and the AMD Opteron logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices. Oracle and/or its affiliates. This document is not warranted to be error-free. We specifically disclaim any liability with respect to this document. Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. but designed to operate on a range of tablet platforms and form factors.0. Retail Solutions must from all vectors. Taking the original Xstore Mobile offering released in 7. Ticketing. or workflow. This is expected to include the introduction of a tablet-optimized release of the Xstore Mobile solution.0 to incorporate additional functionality to improve the customer experience away from the register. and the ability to review a digital cart in the store.  Mobile Punch-out---Xstore Tablet also plans to introduce the framework to support thirdparty mobile applications from within. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group. enterprise inventory visibility. Digital sales should be able to stop and then restart in store. collect).  UI Updates---Extended and new layouts of the Customer Engagement views in Register and Tablet mode are planned to provide clearer and more concise information sets on the customers they are engaging with. and then provide a method of returning a list of products or services back to register for completion of the sale. as well as. Empowered Commerce Store systems are one of the key pillars to driving the empowered commerce experience. inventory. without our prior written permission. Order processing from the back office perspective (pick. nor subject to any other warranties or conditions. All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International. . the tablet is planned to provide an experience consistent with the look and feel of the traditional register.  Oracle Retail Xstore Suite 6 Copyright © 2016. whether expressed orally or implied in law. This is referred to as the ‘Xstore Punch-out.

Opteron. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.0 Copyright © 2016. electronic or mechanical. This document is not warranted to be error-free. We specifically disclaim any liability with respect to this document. Report selection criteria have been reviewed to reduce the number of actual menu options. and support for flights delayed through the 24 hour windows previously operated.  Updated Reporting---All Xstore reporting are planned to be updated to a more modern look and feel. it is planned that a retailer will have the option to complete cash management tasks as part of the day end process or configure the system to defer this to the future. Twenty four hour trading is part of a commitment to both Xstore Retail and Xstore Grocery solutions. the concept of a rolling close is planned to be added to enable the store to trade while an end of trading day occurs on a register by register basis. This document may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means. Inc. for any purpose. printers. including implied warranties and conditions of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. and the contents hereof are subject to change without notice.  Real-time Promotional Cache Refresh---It is planned that promotional updates will be able to be applied manually or automatically to a register or mobile device without the need to shut down and restart. twenty four hour trading. All rights reserved.  IP Enabled Store---To better enable the introduction of mobility in stores. layovers. database backups. the AMD logo. This model is planned to be supported in both regular trading and twenty four hour trading models.  Enhanced Airside Functionality---Airside functionality is planned to be extended to support multi-leg flights. System updates. increasing the retailers flexibility at the end of the trading day. Additionally. These include addressing all the traditional day end activities that may historically have occurred during the non-trading period. Oracle and/or its affiliates. and information management all have to be supported in a background mode that allows the registers to continue to trade. For retailers who do not have cash office staff instore over the weekend period. changes are needed to manage the always open store operating model.Simplify: Run Lean and Efficient This section discusses our continued investment in extending the capabilities of the Oracle Retail Xstore Suite to drive operational efficiency within the retailers business: 24 Hour trading---As more retailers look towards extended trading hours and. This document is provided for information purposes only. in some cases. This model is intended to enable the retailer to start to rethink layout and how customers navigate the store. the associate can select the devices nearest to that on the shop floor at the time. Xstore is planned to support an IP-enabled store model where all the peripherals in use are network connected rather than direct to device. AMD. and payment terminals. Graphical elements are planned to be improved to better enable management to see areas of concern and act without having to work through the detailed levels. Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Offering this flexibility is intended to enable the retailer to determine whether they wish to use portable payment devices or continue to use the more robust network connected devices at locations that become wrap stations rather than cash desks. whether expressed orally or implied in law. .  Deferred Cash Management---In Release 16. Intel and Intel Xeon are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. This is expected to enable the use of shared components such as cash draws. but offer greater control on the reports themselves. All SPARC trademarks are used under license and are trademarks or registered trademarks of SPARC International.  7 Release Value Proposition for Release 16. UNIX is a registered trademark of The Open Group. without our prior written permission. nor subject to any other warranties or conditions. and the AMD Opteron logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Advanced Micro Devices.0. The new format is expected to be supported on both register and Xadmin reporting. this will enable cash to be counted and day end completed on a future date. and no contractual obligations are formed either directly or indirectly by this document.

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