Latest Oracle Retail News - January
By Sarah E Taylor-Oracle on Jan 28, 2011
In addition to the buzz created by the NRF Big Show in New York, it was a busy time for Oracle in the news too. Over the week preceding and during the Show, Oracle issued five customer-led announcements reaffirming that the retail industry continues to grow, diversify and innovate, and that no matter what sector or region you operate in, technology is an enabler to helping retailers achieve their goals. Here's a quick summary of our news:
Disney Store Completes International Implementation of Oracle® Retail Point of Service confirmed that Disney Store is now using Oracle Retail Stores Solutions at its 330 stores in seven countries. The Stores solutions promote better handling of high volumes of transactions quickly, wherever the customers wish to checkout, and provide clarity on item performance in locations worldwide.
Shop Direct Group Selects Oracle to Support E-Commerce Growth Strategy with Core Retail Platform announced the UK's leading online and home shopping retailer had selected Oracle and Oracle Retail technology and applications to support long-term business strategy and customer service initiatives around its multiple brands including Littlewoods, Very.co.uk and Woolworths.co.uk.
Fast Retailing Extends its Relationship with Oracle to Support the Expansion of its Global Business Operations stated the long standing Oracle customer has chosen to standardise operations by creating a retail platform based on Oracle Retail merchandising applications and the Oracle Exadata Database Machine. This will enable the retailer's fashion brands, including Uniqlo, to centrally manage the demands of its global business of 2,200 stores.
Advance Auto Parts Accelerates Business Transformation with Oracle® Retail Merchandising confirmed that the US-based automotive aftermarket retailer has established a single, flexible IT system that helps to streamline item management, clarify category performance by groups and by stores, and enable the business to quickly execute merchandise and pricing changes across its 3,500 stores.
Dressbarn, Maurices and Justice Brands' Parent Company Ascena Retail Group, Inc. Selects Oracle® E-Business Suite 12.1 to Support Growth announced that the newly formed retail company incorporating US brands dressbarn, maurices and Justice will standardize all retail operations on Oracle Financials to achieve its goal of a complete, open and integrated IT foundation.
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