Summary of what's new in Dynamics 365 for Retail

This topic lists the features planned for release in Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Retail between October 2018 and March 2019.

These release notes describe functionality that may not have been released yet. Delivery timelines and projected functionality may change or may not ship (see Microsoft policy).

When a month is used in the Date column, the feature will be delivered sometime within that month. The delivery date can be any day within that month, not just on the first day of the month.

For a list of the regions where Dynamics 365 business applications are available, see the International availability guide.

Planned features

Feature Release type Cloud vs on-premises Date
Support for upgrade and N-1 General Availability Cloud October 2018
Store hours General Availability Both December 29, 2018
Distributed order management (DOM) General Availability Cloud October 1, 2018
Upgrade and N-1 support for India General Availability Cloud October 1, 2018
Retail localizations for Eastern Europe General Availability Cloud November 2018
Fiscal printer integration sample for Italy General Availability Cloud November 2018
Suspend/resume improvements General Availability Cloud November 2018
Mobile POS improvements General Availability Cloud November 2018
Payment reliability and usability improvements General Availability Cloud November 5, 2018
Retail Cloud Scale Unit General Availability Cloud November 6, 2018
Support for on-premises (LBD) deployments General Availability On-premises November 6, 2018
Payment connector General Availability Cloud November 30, 2018
Improved extensibility General Availability Cloud November 30, 2018
Loyalty enhancements wave 2 General Availability Both December 10, 2018
POS journal improvements General Availability Both December 2018
Payment method restrictions for returns without a receipt General Availability Both January 21, 2019
Omni-channel auto-charges General Availability Cloud January 21, 2019
Support for sample orders in Ecommerce channel General Availability Cloud January 21, 2019
Order attributes General Availability Cloud January 21, 2019
Improved omni-channel order processing General Availability Cloud February 2019
Cash out gift card balance for a retail customer General Availability Both January 21, 2019