Sales comparison year over year by operating unit report(RetailYoYByChannel) [AX 2012]

Updated: November 6, 2012

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

Use this report to compare the sales trends for one or more retail channels in an operating unit. For each channel that you include on the report, you can view the sales for that channel over a multiple-year period.


This report can also be accessed in Enterprise Portal for Microsoft Dynamics AX. When you access the report in Enterprise Portal, the following section of this topic does not apply:

  • How to work with reports

When you generate this report, the following default parameters are displayed. You can use these parameters to filter the data that will be displayed on the report. For more information, see Filter the data on a report.



From year

Enter the earliest date for which to include sales data on this report.

Retail store

Select one or more retail channels to include on this report.

To year

Enter the latest date for which to include sales data on this report.


The printer that is currently selected. To select a different printer, click Destinations ....

This field is blank if Screen is selected in the Print destination field.

Print destination

The destination where the report is produced. Click Destinations ... to change the destination for the report.

The following topics explain how to print a report and how to filter and sort the data on a report.

The following table explains where to find the report in the Application Object Tree (AOT) and how to navigate to the report in the Microsoft Dynamics AX client.



Name of report in the AOT


Location of report in the AOT

SSRS Reports\Reports\RetailSalesYearOverYear

Menu item of the report


Navigation to the report

Click Retail > Reports > Sales comparison year over year by operating unit.

To access the report from Enterprise Portal, click the Retail tab. Under Reports, click the Year over year by operating unit report. Select one or more retail stores in the Retail store field. Specify a date range by using the From year and To year fields, and then click View report.

The data on this report comes from the following sources:

  • DynamicsAXOLAP

If you are a developer, you can learn more about where the data on a report comes from by using the following procedure.

  1. Open the AOT.

  2. Locate the report in the SSRS Reports\Reports node.

  3. Right-click the report and click Add-Ins > Cross-reference > Using (instant view).

Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).