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April 05, 2016 09:05 ET

Fossil Group Selects Aptos Mobile Store Point of Sale Solution

Fashion Retail Locations to Leverage Aptos' Market-Leading POS Solution and Mobility to Improve Customer Engagement and Store Efficiencies

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Apr 5, 2016) - Aptos, Inc. (formerly Epicor Retail Solutions), a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced Fossil Group, Inc. has selected the Aptos™ retail solutions Point of Sale (POS) application. Initial deployment plans call for outfitting 500+ store locations across its global retail footprint with Aptos' POS solution.

Fossil Group, Inc. is a global design, marketing and distribution company. The company's principal offerings include an extensive line of men's and women's fashion watches and jewelry sold under a diverse portfolio of proprietary and licensed brands, handbags, small leather goods and accessories. The company's products are sold to department stores, specialty retail stores and specialty watch and jewelry stores in the U.S. and in approximately 150 countries worldwide through approximately 26 company-owned foreign sales subsidiaries and a network of approximately 75 independent distributors. The company also distributes its products in over 600 company-owned and operated retail stores, and through its eCommerce websites.

Fossil Group will implement Aptos' newest version of its Aptos Mobile Store Point of Sale solution, leveraging the integrated Verifone FIPay payment security solution. The integrated solution simplifies and secures electronic payment acceptance at the point-of-purchase, and will enable Fossil Group's various retail locations to accommodate new and emerging methods of payment, and comply with security best practices.

Fully mobile-enabled for easy deployment and use on Apple® iPad®, iPod® and Windows® mobile devices, Aptos Mobile Store will help Fossil Group deliver a consistent, optimum customer experience by providing product, inventory, and pricing information shoppers need to support decision-making, and support to process transactions efficiently and on their terms.

"We're extremely excited to welcome Fossil to the Aptos retail family," said Noel Goggin, Aptos CEO and culture leader. "We look forward to providing the solutions and the retail expertise to help Fossil to engage differently to inspire its extensive worldwide customer base."

With over 122,000 stores live on its singular commerce platform available in the cloud, more than 500 retail brands across the globe rely on cloud-ready Aptos solutions to generate over $523 billion in annual revenues.

Aptos: Engaging Customers Differently
In an era of virtually limitless choice, sustained competitive advantage only comes to retailers who engage customers differently -- by truly understanding who they are, what they want and why they buy. At Aptos, we too, believe that engaging customers differently is critical to our success. We are committed to a deep understanding of each of our clients, to fulfilling their needs with the retail industry's most comprehensive omni-channel solutions, and to fostering long-term relationships built on tangible value and trust. More than 500 retail brands rely upon our Singular Commerce platform to deliver every shopper a personalized, empowered and seamless experience... no matter when, where or how they shop. Learn more: www.aptos.com.

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