In several aspects, Lawson Software could be regarded as an enterprise applications market anomaly. For one, at its peak in fiscal 2002, the company boasted annual revenues of nearly $430 million, but it still has only a slender (less than 10 percent of revenues) presence outside of its US domestic market. Further, it remains a major force in enterprise applications software, yet it does not cater the functionality to manufacturing sectors, and the vastness of its sales are thus derived from just a few service-oriented vertical markets-primarily health care and retail.
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planning, promotions, pricing and reviewing of product categories. Lawson Library—serves as a data management hub for all of a retail customer's systems, including back office, merchandising, warehouse replenishment, distribution and even non-Lawson applications. Supply Chain—provides an automated system for warehouse management and replenishment, as well as centralized control of multi-channel ordering. Store Operations—extends the Lawson Supply Chain to each of a customer's retail location and