NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - October 18, 2016) - Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced that the company was recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications.1 Infor CloudSuite Retail is a modern suite of enterprise applications delivered in the cloud and designed for today's retailing landscape.
According to Gartner, "Leaders in the RAMA market have an extensive client base that crosses multiple geographic boundaries and retail industry segments. They can support SaaS and cloud implementations. Additionally, they are known for their levels of innovation, integration and delivery capabilities. Leaders also are very knowledgeable about assortment management best practices, they supply all must-have functionality and they exhibit a high level of customer satisfaction."1
Infor Retail helps connect every part of the business, from supply chain to converged commerce -- all delivered in the cloud. By partnering with cutting-edge retailers, Infor Retail is offering all of the features that today's businesses need to satisfy their customers. Then, by leveraging machine learning, cloud flexibility, holistic supply chain insights, and a beautiful interface that changes based on context, Infor customer have the ability to stay nimble enough for perpetual evolution.
"Infor continues to push boundaries with product innovation, especially post Predictix-acquisition, with data-driven, science infused applications specifically designed for the modern retailer," said Corey Tollefson, senior vice president and general manager, Infor Retail. "We feel being named a Leader by Gartner further proves that we are on an accelerated path to disrupt the retail landscape, delivering true solutions to our customers, and staying committed to ensuring these solutions will meet the industry demands of today and tomorrow."
1 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications, Robert Hetu, September 1, 2016
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Infor builds beautiful business applications with last mile functionality and scientific insights for select industries delivered as a cloud service. With 15,000 employees and customers in more than 200 countries and territories, Infor automates critical processes for industries including healthcare, manufacturing, fashion, wholesale distribution, hospitality, retail, and public sector. Infor software helps eliminate the need for costly customization through embedded deep industry domain expertise. Headquartered in New York City, Infor is also home to one of the largest creative agencies in Manhattan, Hook & Loop, focused on delivering a user experience that is fun and engaging. Infor deploys its cloud applications primarily on the Amazon Web Services cloud and open source platforms. To learn more about Infor, please visit www.infor.com.
Infor customers include:
- 18 of the top 20 aerospace companies
- 8 of the top 10 high tech companies
- 10 of the top 10 pharmaceutical companies
- 22 of the 25 largest U.S. healthcare delivery networks
- 20 of the 20 largest U.S. cities
- 20 of the top 20 automotive suppliers
- 19 of the top 20 industrial distributors
- 18 of the top 20 global retailers
- 4 of the top 5 brewers
- 19 of the top 20 global banks
- 10 of the 10 largest global hotel brands
- 6 of the top 10 global luxury brands