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Retail:Release Notes/1.1.5


Openbravo for Retail 1.1.5 is available

Release date: July 25th, 2012

Openbravo for Retail 1.1.5 is the first public release in the Retail Series.

This release delivers a fully functional distribution intended for:

As always, you are encouraged to share feature ideas or problems with us, by raising an issue in or discuss it via the social media channels (Google +,Facebook, Twitter.

What's New

Openbravo for Retail is a multichannel retail management solution that is affordable, comprehensive and fully adaptable for managing an entire retail business, from sales and customer relationships to financials and operations, across different channels. The complete solution includes a fully integrated Point of Sale (POS), implemented as a web option that works both on- and offline and can be deployed on any commodity mobile touch screen device with a browser. Openbravo for Retail reinforces the product's position of both technological and functional leadership in the open source business application environment.

Built over the powerful 100% web based, open source Openbravo 3 platform, Openbravo for Retail provides a best-in-class user experience, with key end user oriented features such as alerts, direct links to documents, notes and attachments that enhance individual productivity and boost team work and collaboration. Read more about Openbravo 3´s powerful user interface in the User Interface Introduction.

Thanks to its breadth and robust platform, Openbravo for Retail can help any kind of retailer leverage IT to drive better business results:

Openbravo 3 Platform Empowers organizations worldwide to improve business performance through increased productivity and business agility--while delivering superior ROI over the long term.

Product Lifecycle Management Items management, pricing, assortments... Openbravo for Retail extends the standard functionality of Openbravo 3 with specific retail characteristics.

Supply Chain Management For complete procurement management, warehouses and distribution centers management.

Multichannel Support for multiple channel operations.

Enterprise Management Full support for all horizontal processes.

Business Intelligence Support for strategic and operational decision support with: Dashboards

In addition, standard functionality can be extended by installing modules like *Warehouse Transactions Management, Consignment Sales, Intercompany documents o la Advanced Human Resources.

Check the complete list of the new functionality in the Openbravo development roadmap. Available features are marked with a delivered sign Delivered).

Online Demo

We have set up a demo environment so that it's easier for you to test this release.

The web based Point of Sale is intended for traditional brick and mortar retailer seeking a new centralized POS solution that can either be implemented standalone or with the fully integrated back office.

You can also access the retail back office directly that supports both channel & head office processes.

Username: demouser

password: openbravo

Learn more about how to use Web POS in the Web POS User Guide.


To learn how to configure Openbravo for Retail, consult the Configuration Guide.


For advice in choosing and setting up hardware, visit the dedicated Hardware and Peripherals Guide.


There is a vast array of modules that extend the functionality of Openbravo for Retail. These include Extensions, Connectors, Localizations, Vertical and Horizontal Solutions and Tools.

Please discover the full range of modular extensions in the Openbravo Forge (use the filter option to filter by Module Name), with an easy-to-browse catalog of commercial modules available in Openbravo Exchange.

Other resources and links

Related blog posts:

Related videos:

Special Thanks

Finally, we give our thanks to the Openbravo Community which continues to support us with their valuable time and knowledge. In particular we would like to thank:

Many others collaborated with the Openbravo team in different ways. We can not mention all of you but we really appreciate your invaluable help. We also thank all Openbravo users for making Openbravo a huge success.

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