Plan and prepare for Dynamics 365 Commerce in 2022 release wave 1


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The 2022 release wave 1 plan covers all new functionalities planned to be delivered to market from April 2022 to September 2022. In this article, you'll find the product overview and what's new and planned for Dynamics 365 Commerce.


Dynamics 365 Commerce is an end-to-end solution delivering seamless commerce across all channels. It encompasses sales, mobility, intelligence, and productivity, to help customer-facing businesses achieve more in a cloud-first, mobile-first way. The solution offers comprehensive support to operate a broad range of business processes including e-commerce, clienteling, point of sale, call center, merchandising, inventory, and channel management, while providing a unified and immersive customer experience for B2C and B2B engagements across physical and digital channels.

Organizations can drive better business outcomes with Commerce through:

  • Engaging customers across channels: Give your customers or partners the option to purchase when, how, and where they want—on any device—by delivering a frictionless and consistent engagement across physical and digital channels.
  • Building your e-commerce presence: Grow your business with a unified digital commerce solution that scales to meet your needs across business and consumer sales.
  • Enabling AI-driven intelligent commerce: Delight your customers with engaging, personalized, and item-based AI-powered recommendations discovery experiences to increase repeat visits, customer retention, and loyalty.
  • Modernizing retail stores and streamlining operations: Create personalized and friction-free retail commerce experiences through user-friendly applications powered by robust back-office operations.
  • Gaining agility and scalability through a natively headless solution: Support traditional and emerging channels by using an agile, API-driven headless commerce engine to help adapt to current and emerging needs.

Key investments for this wave include:

  • Streamlined omnichannel media management: Leverage new workflows in headquarters to manage media assets that are used across channels.
  • New B2B e-commerce business opportunities: New capabilities such as sales agreements, on-behalf-of ordering to facilitate and grow B2B business opportunities.
  • Integrated experimentation: Create, edit, manage, and analyze the full lifecycle of A/B experiments in site builder.
  • Enable customer service chat in e-commerce: Use chat to connect call center agents with customers on your e-commerce site.

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Download the release overview guide and share with your team as you plan to onboard the new capabilities included in this release wave.

* Overview guide available in English version only

Investment areas

Investment areas

To learn more about the entire set of capabilities being delivered during this release wave, check out the release plan for Dynamics 365 Commerce below:

For application administrators

User-impacting features to the user experience enabled automatically
User-impacting features should be reviewed by application administrators. This facilitates release change management and enables successful onboarding of new capabilities released to market. For the complete list, look for all features tagged "Users, automatically" in the release plan.

Features that must be enabled by application administrators
This release wave contains features that must be enabled or configured by administrators, makers, or business analysts to be available for their users. For the complete list, look for all features tagged "Users by admins, makers, or analysts" in the release plan.

Get the most out of Commerce

Get the most out of Commerce

Helpful links Description
Release plan View all capabilities included in the release.
Product updates Stay up to date on latest product updates.
Release calendar Know important release milestones.
Licensing Improve your understanding of how to license Commerce.
Product documentation Find documentation for Commerce.
User community Engage with Commerce experts and peers in the community.
Upcoming events Find and register for in-person and online events.
Product trials Get started with Commerce.