Bottom line: even though a core database may seem like a cost-effective solution at a first glance, in the long run, it won’t be. The benefit of lower initial license costs will get outweighed by the efforts needed to create, run and update a centralized Microsoft Dynamics NAV database with LS Nav. The best practice shows that a setup made up of a core database combined with separate databases per country is the optimal model to support the business needs of growing retailers. Even though there is high regulatory uncertainty ahead, JP Morgan anticipates consistent deal volume for the next few months, as companies, including retailers, are in the need of organic growth. Therefore, it doesn’t hurt to keep in mind the importance of the right database setup when it comes to successfully selling items abroad.
Blog written by Lucia Marie Muench, Business Developer - LS Retail Europe and Sven Kappe, Solution Sales Executive - LS Retail Europe