SAP IS Retail has many different modules, with
the modules as the core SAP modules with some adjustments.
provides a brief overview of what SAP IS Retail is.
1. What version's of SAP IS Retail
have you worked with?
SAP IS Retail has many different
versions active in market, 4.0, 4.7 and currently more common new
implementations are being done in ECC 5.0 and ECC 6.0.
2. What is MAP?
MAP stands for Merchandise and Assortments
3. How do you do price execution in
Normal Pricing in SAP IS Retail are maintained
using VK11 using different condition type. Change pointers can be
configured in the SAP system that will be triggered when any price change
or price addition happens and these change pointers are transferred down
to the POS systems using POSDM or other custom solutions. The changes can
transferred to other channels like website and mobile devices using the
4. How do you maintain promotions in SAP
Promotions are maintained via a transaction called
WAK1, the pricing conditions are created and transferred down to POS or
5. What is a Markdown and what does SAP IS
Retail provides in this regard?
Markdown are phased down reduction in prices,
which may due to seasonal pricing, vendor sponsored price changes, effort
to reduce inventory etc. Basically, markdowns provide strategy to reduce
the price of a particular article in a phased down manners, equal or
varying % of price being reduced at a regular intervals. SAP IS Retail
provides tools to manage this. It provides tools to plan a markdown,
activate and send the data down to the stores. It also provides various
reports to see how the different markdowns are doing.