SOURCE: ecVision, Inc

October 12, 2007 09:30 ET

ecVision® Receives Prestigious Award From Bon-Ton Stores

Named Exceptional Service Provider for 2007

ISELIN, NJ--(Marketwire - October 12, 2007) - At its annual Private Brand Strategic Vendor Conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Bon-Ton named ecVision as the Exceptional Service Provider of 2007 citing ecVision's proven partnership while improving global sourcing and supply chain operations for the leading retailer. ecVision has been working with Bon-Ton since 2006 implementing an online Product Lifecycle Execution™ solution, XpressCommerce®. Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with 280 stores selling hundreds of private and national brands, is utilizing ecVision's robust order management and tracking system to collaborate with nearly 300 international factories and agents.

Presenting the award, Chuck Gilreath, VP of Sourcing for Bon-Ton, stated that, "ecVision has been an integral part of helping (Bon-Ton) build and develop our Global Sourcing processes." Gilreath further commented, "When problems pop up at factories located in different countries or continents from the parent company -- they have taken the initiative to reach out across the supply chain to make sure the information flows."

Named the nation's #1 retailer by Stores Magazine in 2007, the Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. operates department stores under the nameplates of Bon-Ton, Bergner's, Boston Store, Carson Pirie Scott, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's, Parisian (three in the Greater Detroit area), and Younkers with locations in 23 states from the Northeast to the Midwest and the upper Great Plains.

XpressCommerce is a Web-based software solution that delivers the key functions of product lifecycle management (PLM) and supply chain execution (SCE) systems in a single solution. With XpressCommerce, retailers and brand manufacturers achieve:

--  greater flexibility with changing consumer trends through improved
    collaboration with their international supplier network,
--  increased margins by broadening the global vendor reach,
--  enhanced productivity with greater visibility and reporting
    capabilities,
--  and rapid delivery of products to market through the supply chain
    tracking systems.
    

To learn more about ecVision, visit www.ecvision.com.

About ecVision:

Industry-leading companies, including Mervyn's, New Balance, JCPenney, Abercrombie & Fitch, Bon-Ton, Leed's and Timberland, use ecVision's award-winning software, XpressCommerce, to transform their supply network collaboration and visibility.

Headquartered in New Jersey, ecVision has offices in Hong Kong and China, in addition to a partner network in 15 countries providing local support. Since 1998, ecVision has connected over 3,500 suppliers and vendors around the world.

All rights reserved. ecVision, XpressCommerce, XpressChain and XpressB2B are the trademarks of ecVision Limited/ecVision Inc. ecVision, XpressCommerce, XpressChain and XpressB2B are registered in the United States and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

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