SOURCE: Epicor Software Corporation

Epicor Software Corporation

July 17, 2012 09:30 ET

Epicor and True Value Announce the Expansion of Strategic Alliance

Partnership Extended With a Focus on Delivering Leading Edge Technology to Enhance Business Operations for True Value Retailers

DUBLIN, CA--(Marketwire - Jul 17, 2012) - Epicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail and services organizations, along with True Value Company, one of the world's largest retailer-owned wholesale hardware cooperatives, today announced the continuation of an agreement naming Epicor as True Value's recommended Epicor® Eagle® point-of-sale (POS) solution provider. This 3-year agreement provides more of True Value's retailers the opportunity to benefit from Epicor solutions.

For over a decade True Value and Epicor have worked together to provide a user-friendly and feature-rich solution to True Value retailers. "True Value is excited to continue this partnership with Epicor as one of our preferred POS vendors," stated Rosalee Hermens, vice president and chief information officer for the True Value Company. "We look forward to Epicor's continued support and POS software solutions to help drive sales for our retailers."

True Value is looking forward to the following benefits with the recently signed agreement:

  • A new focused drive to get preferred system penetration
  • More stores sharing POS data to populate Retailer Workbench
  • Increasing POS standardization across True Value
  • Expanded sales opportunities for the Unity Customer Base as well as all Epicor supported stores

"We are honored to renew this agreement as one of True Value's preferred POS vendors," said Steve Bieszczat, senior vice president, marketing retail distribution solutions for Epicor. "We have been committed to work closely with True Value leaders in the past and now after a 12 year relationship with True Value, we are even more dedicated to providing the solutions their retailers need to improve their day-to-day business operations."

The Epicor solutions also have a full complement of in-store back office options necessary to efficiently and easily manage retail operations. These back-office applications, which are also accessible from a POS system, offering managers flexibility to work on inventory, employee maintenance, or other tasks while still monitoring the sales floor.

News Facts

  • True Value renews nationwide agreement with Epicor Software Corporation
  • Continued agreement to provide more True Value retailers with expanded Epicor solutions
  • More True Value retailers to experience Epicor solutions to help accomplish their business goals

About The True Value Company
True Value Company, headquartered in Chicago, is one of the world's largest retailer-owned wholesale hardware cooperatives with sales of $1.9 billion in 2011. The True Value cooperative includes approximately 4,650 independent retailer locations worldwide operating under the store identities of True Value, Grand Rental Station, Taylor Rental, Party Central, Home & Garden Showplace and Induserve Supply. Additional information on True Value and its retail identities is available at

About Epicor Software Corporation
Epicor Software Corporation is a global leader delivering business software solutions to the manufacturing, distribution, retail and services industries. With 40 years of experience serving midmarket organizations and divisions of Global 1000 companies, Epicor has 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. With a history of innovation, industry expertise and passion for excellence, Epicor inspires customers to build lasting competitive advantage. Epicor provides the single point of accountability that local, regional and global businesses demand. The Company's headquarters are located in Dublin, California, with offices and affiliates worldwide. For more information, visit

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Contact Information

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    Lisa Preuss
    Senior Director, Public Relations
    Epicor Software Corporation
    +1 949 585 4235

    Lindsay Jenson
    Specialist, Public Relations
    Epicor Software Corporation
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