After filling necessary details, save the profile. Article Master (Article is referred to as the product you sell in the retail business), European Article Management (basically for bar code management) and is a part of Article Master. Each Distribution center is a vendor in Retail solution. Here Hierarchy is also assigned. This classification is used for assignment and to enable the article master to support characteristics and characteristic values. The fourth difference is the support of more complex article types like generic articles with variants, sets, displays and some more. In retail business, usually relationship between vendors is established over a period of time. When a merchandise category article is entered at the cash register, sales of articles in that merchandise category (that is, merchandise which is not managed on an article basis) can be processed on a value basis. Enter the Merchandising Category and press ENTER, Here Hierarchy can be assigned initially or later. In retailing business, business plan merchandise requirements based on demand, market trends at regular internals for their distribution centers. T.Code WG22 Single material (industry) (MARA-ATTYP initial): ‚Standard'-Materials of non-Retail systems, created for instance by MM01. Here is the description of SAP IS retail business process. Values are maintained here. For example, some articles in the merchandise category "Confectionery" can be merchandised by rack jobbers in certain stores but not in others. T. Codes: MM41 / MM42 / MM43 The following article categories are defined in the standard SAP Retail System: Single articles Generic articles Variants Empties and full products Structured articles All the articles are to be individually listed, this is one time activity. In seasonal products we have something called marked down planning for automatic markdown of prices depending on how the season progresses. This type of value-only article is called a group article. The solution can be mapped for all the proprietary business scenarios, business processes, and business functions. SAP also has the process for request for quotations that can be applied during the procurement process. Retail Pricing, and ; Merchandize Categories. 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. This is basically the enterprise structure and we use almost all the Organization Units that are available in the SAP system, like. Organizational Structure; Master Data; Core Business Processes; Data Distribution; Information Systems; Organizational Structure Here the defined characteristics are created and values are maintained in those. Group Articles (Value-based Inventory Management). It is grouping of articles with sales oriented approach, customer oriented approach. Often sales relevant aspects are taken into account. The ECC system has three core Modules which corresponds to the business process of an organization: The Logistics in turn has two major components, namely Materials Management (MM), Sales and Distribution (SD). 1. This assignment is valid throughout the enterprise. The merchandise category article is created directly in the maintenance screen of the appropriate merchandise category. Note: Default values are to be taken care while entering Important 2 Create individual listing, article-site The merchandise category article is created directly in the maintenance screen of the appropriate merchandise category. In T. Code WG22, change mode for MC, we assign the profile Most important step is to create REFERENCE ARTICLE (this is will be discussed later) T. Codes: CT04 It is very well suited for both, small and large scale enterprises. Merchandize hierarchy (required for reporting purpose). In SAP IS Retail, shipping notifications are used by vendors to inform the delivery of articles and will have details regarding the delivery date, time and quantity. One merchandise category article can be created for each merchandise category. SAP IS Retail Components. CLWG Display Characteristic Profile (MMS) Enter the Merchandising Category and press ENTER Here Hierarchy can be assigned initially or later. Some of the reasons may be due to growth of the product business volume, moving the product under correct merchandise category. The Generic article codes are created and all the variants are maintained accordingly as explained in demo When a merchandise category article is entered at the cash register, sales of articles in that merchandise category (that is, merchandise which is not managed on an article basis) can be processed on a value basis. Another very important proprietary master data would be the Assortment. Merchandise categories enable the user to classify and structure all aspects of the merchandise in their enterprise. Important Part If a sale is to be processed via a value-only article valid for a number of merchandise categories, the hierarchy article is used. This leads to placing a purchase order with the vendor. Business constraints often require further value-only articles to be defined below the level of a merchandise category and its associated merchandise category article, whereby a value-only article can only be assigned to one merchandise category. SAP IS Retail (ISR) Solution is an industry specific software. SAP recommends retailers using SAP to use SAP business intelligence system to analyze data. Classification is very vital in IS Retail. In Retail, it is very common that articles will be reclassified under different merchandise category based on the need of business. IS Retail components can be broadly divided into following categories. We can also maintain promotions that happen in the retail business as a master data. Enter the values in all the tab mentioned SAP's flagship software ECC 6.0 (Enterprise Central Component version 6.0) is already established as the top-choice for manufacturing, trading, or service providers. But it may be necessary at time for procurement of high value articles or bulk quantity to request for quotations and evaluate the quotes. All the Characteristics defined in earlier step are to be inserted in show field. A vendor is an Accounts Payable master in financial and from Materials Management Procurement point of view its a business partner from whom we procure goods or services. Press Create button and assign the defined profile (Characteristics Profile is created in earlier Step). Another very important part of the Master Data would be the Retail Pricing and Classification. Merchandise categories can be grouped together to form merchandise category hierarchy. The solution is highly customizable to suit varied requirements. An inbound delivery is entered for the shipping notification either manually or via EDI. Article hierarchy is implemented in SAP retail. Reference article {"serverDuration": 92, "requestCorrelationId": "5b9a37a6cb478943"}. Assortments are nothing but the site codes. Before you start to use the article, it is advisable to maintain it in more detail using article master transactions. Merchandise category articles can be created and deleted via the merchandise category transaction only. Now repeat the process until all the defined characteristics are created. Merchandise Category T. Codes: WG21 / WG22 / WG23 Merchandise Category is created in first step. Article Code Creation By assigning assortments to sites you specify which assortments - and therefore which materials a site can buy and sell. IS Retail components can be broadly divided into following categories. In doing so, each article is assigned to a specific merchandise category. Every site is a customer in Retail solution. Merchandise Category is created in first step. © 1999 LearnSAP All Rights Reserved; Privacy Policy, ☎+1-832-419-7371 || +1-832-481-9144. 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.