In T. Code WG22, change mode for MC, we assign the profile Select and Press COPY button. Enter the name of the Characteristics Profile and enter the screen. Merchandise Category is created in first step.

This assignment is valid throughout the enterprise. Each Distribution center is a vendor in Retail solution. © 1999 LearnSAP All Rights Reserved; Privacy Policy, ☎+1-832-419-7371 || +1-832-481-9144. Group articles are created in Article Processing. The outcome of this process - increase in the inventory in the distribution centers and at the same time increase in the value of the inventory along with a liability towards the vendor supplying merchandise. Single material (industry) (MARA-ATTYP initial): ‚Standard'-Materials of non-Retail systems, created for instance by MM01. It is very well suited for both, small and large scale enterprises.

In doing so, each article is assigned to a specific merchandise category.

To name a few. Merchandise category helps classify and structure all the items / materials / articles in an organization which have similar properties. It is both a financial master as well as sales master. In this case, the articles merchandised by rack jobbers need to be posted to a different value-only article than to the merchandise category article associated with the merchandise category. Now save and come out. T. Codes: CT04 The fourth difference is the support of more complex article types like generic articles with variants, sets, displays and some more. {"serverDuration": 92, "requestCorrelationId": "5b9a37a6cb478943"}. CLWG Display Characteristic Profile (MMS) Press Create button and assign the defined profile (Characteristics Profile is created in earlier Step). Most important step is to create REFERENCE ARTICLE (this is will be discussed later) The vendor delivers the merchandise ordered and it is recorded in the system as goods receipts against a purchase order. Classification is very vital in IS Retail. 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. All the Characteristics defined in earlier step are to be inserted in show field. Merchandise categories can be assigned to stores and store departments. SAP IS Retail has got a very elaborate Master Data which forms the basis of transaction processing. Before you start to use the article, it is advisable to maintain it in more detail using article master transactions. This leads to placing a purchase order with the vendor. Merchandise Category T. Codes: WG21 / WG22 / WG23 Merchandise Category is created in first step. Articles are procured for a Distribution Center (Site) and from there they are delivered to individual stores and/or external customers. If a sale is to be processed via a value-only article valid for a number of merchandise categories, the hierarchy article is used. T. Codes: WG21 / WG22 / WG23 Important Part An article is assigned to a merchandise category (it is similar to material group in core ECC system). Merchandise categories enable the user to classify and structure all aspects of the merchandise in their enterprise. The merchandise category article is created directly in the maintenance screen of the appropriate merchandise category. Here the defined characteristics are created and values are maintained in those. 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. Whenever the merchandise category is subsequently assigned to stores, the value-only article is automatically listed from the relevant change documents. Here Hierarchy is also assigned. Besides this, Production Planning (PP), Plant Maintenance (PM), Quality Management (QM) and Warehouse Management (WM) can be considered as extensions of Materials Management. Maintain all the default values and save the article. We need to create Reference article. The IS retail solution helps bring marketing, merchandise, supply chain and IT to provide competitive edge to a business. Merchandise categories can be grouped together to form merchandise category hierarchy. All the articles are to be individually listed, this is one time activity. Every site is a customer in Retail solution. But it may be necessary at time for procurement of high value articles or bulk quantity to request for quotations and evaluate the quotes. What’s Merchandise Category in SAP ? SAP also has the process for request for quotations that can be applied during the procurement process. CLWE Create Characteristic Profile (MMS) Assignment of Characteristics Profile to Merchandising Category T. Codes: MM41 / MM42 / MM43 The typical most important Master Data I will describe as: Article master contains information on all the products (materials, items) that an organization procures, manufactures, stores and sells. Press the shown field for the creation of Reference article T. Code Transaction Text

Insert the article and site code and execute It is grouping of articles with sales oriented approach, customer oriented approach. Choose Screens like BASIC DATA, PURCHASING, SALES & LOGISTICS: DISTRIBUTION CENTER By assigning assortments to sites you specify which assortments - and therefore which materials a site can buy and sell. One merchandise category article can be created for each merchandise category.

Article Type: ZREF: Reference Article Type In financials, it is the Accounts receivable master or can be classified as debtors. SAP IS Retail Components. 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. A specific article type (WERT) is provided for defining value-only articles. Press ENTER and come out. Some of the reasons may be due to growth of the product business volume, moving the product under correct merchandise category. Assortment is a logical object which has got the articles and assortment as a user (a user in this case can be a retail-site). When you look at the SAP IS Retail, it includes all these ECC components and then some. T.Code WG22 We use classification to group various entities with similar characteristic, like sites for promotion, merchandize assortment planning, or even merchandize distribution. 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. And based on the promotions we can do various subsequent planning. The article type (MARA-ATTYP) determines fundamentally, how the article will be stored on database and how it will react. 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). In retailing business, business plan merchandise requirements based on demand, market trends at regular internals for their distribution centers. CLWF Change Characteristic Profile (MMS) The solution can be mapped for all the proprietary business scenarios, business processes, and business functions. The replenishment process of merchandise can be automated using Requirement Planning where by a purchase requisition created are automatically converted into Purchase order proposal and confirmed or released as Purchase orders. Now repeat the process until all the defined characteristics are created. Characteristics Profile It is fully integrated comprehensive ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) solution for business and retail industry.

Here is the description of SAP IS retail business process. Merchandize hierarchy (required for reporting purpose). This will take to Article Code Creation screen (Note: the direct article code creation transaction code should not be used) Always use convenient code names, so the MC and Ref Article can be correlated. A retail organization using store-specific, value-based inventory management can use group articles for inventory management purposes, as a finer hierarchical subdivision than a merchandise category article.

IS Retail components can be broadly divided into following categories. Single article (MARA-ATTYP = 00): Individually created articles similar to standard-materials. 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. Enter the Merchandising Category and press ENTER Here Hierarchy can be assigned initially or later. Reference article We can also maintain promotions that happen in the retail business as a master data. Enter the Merchandising Category and press ENTER, Here Hierarchy can be assigned initially or later. STEPS TO BE CARRIED OUT BEFORE ARTICLE Master CREATIONS, Merchandise Category This classification is used for assignment and to enable the article master to support characteristics and characteristic values.

IS is a reporting system which helps to collect, analyze and aggregate data that is relevant to retailing areas like purchasing, sales, inventory, point of sales. The Generic article codes are created and all the variants are maintained accordingly as explained in demo Plant (Site) - Can be a distribution center or a store. Often sales relevant aspects are taken into account. Assortments are nothing but the site codes. The following article categories are defined in the standard SAP Retail System: Single articles Generic articles Variants Empties and full products Structured articles IS Retail components can be broadly divided into following categories. Retail Pricing, and ; Merchandize Categories. Article categories are also defined for the individual value-only article 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 type of value-only article is called a group article. Article hierarchy is implemented in SAP retail. 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. Merchandise category articles can be created and deleted via the merchandise category transaction only. 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