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Aptos, Inc.

May 04, 2016 09:05 ET

New Report Positions Aptos Cloud-Based Enterprise Order Management as a Leading Solution Based on Innovation, Market Strength and Market Share

Global Research and Advisory Firm IHL Group Positions Aptos as a Leader Based on Retail Market Leadership, Unified Platform, Increased Agility and Ease-of-Use

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwired - May 4, 2016) - APTOS ENGAGE 2016 - Aptos, Inc., (formerly Epicor Retail Solutions), a recognized market leader in retail technology solutions, today announced it has been positioned as a leading enterprise order management provider in a new report conducted by global research and advisory firm IHL Group.

The IHL study, titled "The Center of Retail 2018 - Enterprise Order Management" ranks and positions over 25 different order management software vendors on innovation, market strength, and market share. According to the research, the Enterprise Order Management market is expected to grow and Aptos was positioned as a leader in the fast growing $187.4 million market. In rankings by overall order management revenue, IBM was named the overall leader with Aptos next, followed by Oracle, JDA, eBay Enterprise, Magento, Demandware and others.

In the report, IHL Group recognizes Aptos as a recognized retail market leader with a unified commerce platform, and its agility in execution. IHL also noted Aptos' large specialty goods retail installed base and ease-of-use as strengths. Aptos customers Nike, VH Corporation, LVMN Moet Hennessy, Ross Stores, Foot Locker, and Jones Group were listed as represented customers for the study.

The report characterizes enterprise order management as the foundation for a successful unified commerce strategy, key to helping retailers succeed in today's omni-channel retail world, and says the adoption of enterprise order management ushers in great potential profitability gains for retailers.

"Aptos continues to demonstrate leadership, strength and solid market growth in the retail technology industry and in addressing the needs of unified commerce via the convergence of physical and digital sales channels," said Jeff Roster, vice president of Retail Strategy at IHL Group.

"Fully leveraging advanced cloud technologies, Aptos Enterprise Order Management gives retailers the ability to support seamless experiences and unified commerce through unprecedented fulfillment flexibility. We are proud to be recognized as a leading provider for enterprise order management, which validates the strength of our offering and continued industry adoption by leading retailers to successfully meet today's omni-channel customer expectations," said Noel Goggin, CEO and culture leader for Aptos.

"Deploying enterprise order management in the cloud enablers retailers to reduce costs and achieve tremendous speed-to-value -- achieving ROI in months, not years. This deployment speed is vital against the backdrop of the rapidly changing retail technology landscape and consumer experience expectations," added Goggin. 

Aptos Enterprise Order Management supports singular commerce on an integrated platform to manage orders across multiple channels and locations to meet today's ever-increasing consumer expectations for order delivery/pick-up flexibility, options and speed. Aptos Enterprise Order Management combines a single view of inventory and the order to profitably manage all orders throughout their lifecycle, from initiation to fulfillment and back (RMAs).

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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