Gross margin return on inventory investments (GMROII) by category report (RetailGMROIIByCategory) [AX 2012]

Updated: November 6, 2012

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

Use this report to measure inventory productivity by reviewing the gross margin return on inventory investments (GMROII) of product inventory by product category. This report provides a list of product categories, and includes the GMROII percentage and inventory turnover for each category that is included in the fiscal period for the report. Click a category that is listed on the report to open the Gross margin return on inventory investment (GMROII) by products report and view the gross margin return on inventory investment for that specific product.

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 筛选报表上的数据.



Fiscal periods

Select one or more fiscal periods to view the gross margin return on inventory investment for product categories that are active within the fiscal periods.


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Print destination

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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\RetailGMROIIByCategory

Menu item of the report


Navigation to the report

Click Retail > Reports > Gross margin return on inventory investment (GMROII) by category.

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).

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