Epicor Software (News - Alert) Corporation, a company that provides business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, recently announced that it has been named the leading vendor of point of sale (POS) software for both specialty soft goods retailers and hard goods retailers -- as recognized by global research and advisory firm IHL Group.
Epicor, which won the award for second time in a row, edged out Oracle (News - Alert), MICROS, SAP and Fujitsu in IHL's POS Software for Softgoods Retailers -- a report that evaluates vendors of POS software installed among the leading 250 North American retailers in the specialty soft goods space.
"Epicor has clearly distinguished itself among a very crowded group," said Greg Buzek, founder and president of IHL Group. "Our analysis indicates a key driver for technology innovation in this market is anything that helps organizations capitalize on emerging trends -- and scalable, integrated systems with a mobile focus are helping retailers streamline operations and provide a rich in-store customer experience."
Epicor Software Corporation serves more than 20,000 customers in over 150 countries. Epicor enterprise resource planning (ERP), retail management software, supply chain management (SCM) and human capital management (HCM) enable companies to drive increased efficiency and improve profitability. Leading companies like Aeropostale, Aftermarket Auto Parts Alliance and Build-a-Bear, to General Nutrition Centers, True Value Company and Under Armour trust Epicor to help them remain current, competitive, and consistently strong.
"Retailers taking full advantage of industry-leading retail technology from Epicor to effectively run and manage their operations are delivering a greater customer experience across all sales channels," said John Hiraoka, executive vice president and chief marketing officer for Epicor. "We are honored to once again be recognized as the leading POS vendor in both IHL's specialty soft goods and hard goods rankings."
Edited by Rachel Ramsey