Retail headquarters configuration key (RetailHeadquarters) [AX 2012]

Updated: February 17, 2014

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack

The Retail Headquarters configuration key controls access to Retail Headquarters forms and functions.

You can enable or disable this key in the License configuration form.


To use the Retail module, all retail configuration keys must be enabled except the configuration keys in the Call center group. The Call center configuration keys are required only if you intend to use the Call center channel type.

The following forms are available when the configuration key is enabled.

This configuration key controls the availability of many forms in the Retail module. This table lists some of the major forms controlled by this configuration key.


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Stores (form)


Sections (form)


Shelves (form)

Add products

Add products (form) (Retail)

Retail product hierarchy

Retail product hierarchy (form)

Create bar codes

Create bar codes (form)

Loyalty schemes

Loyalty schemes (form)

Retail Parameters

Retail parameters (form)

Replenishment rules

Replenishment rules (form)


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Using the Retail site

Role center (Merchandising manager)

Role Centers (Enterprise Portal)

Role center (Operations manager)

Role Centers (Enterprise Portal)

The following table provides information about how this configuration key relates to other configuration keys and license codes.



License code

Retail Headquarters

Parent key


Child keys

Retail concession configuration key (RetailConcession)

Retail gift card configuration key (RetailGiftCard)


The configuration keys listed here may have additional child configuration keys. Click the link for more information about a configuration key.

For more information about how license codes and configuration keys work together, see About license codes and configuration keys.

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