SOURCE: OSF Global Services

OSF Global Services

December 10, 2013 09:19 ET

OSF Global Services and Browns Shoes Collaborate to Create Ecommerce Excellence

Canada's Leading Footwear Retailer Excels on the Demandware Digital Commerce Platform

QUEBEC CITY, QC--(Marketwired - Dec 10, 2013) - IT professional services provider OSF Global Services announced today four important milestones related to the successful re-launch of the Browns Shoes ecommerce website, which has been recognized in several publications, including Internet Retailer, for outstanding user experience and design elements.

1. The 1-year Anniversary of the site's re-launch in September 2013, by which point in time online sales had seen seven-figure growth relative to the previous 12 months.

2. An 81% increase in sales during the period of Black Friday through Cyber Monday, versus 2012.

3. Being cited among "The 3 best stores for online shopping in Canada" in a story picked-up by Yahoo Finance in October 2013. 

4. Being nominated for the PRIX DU PUBLIC 2013 (2013 People's Choice Award) in the context of Éditions Infopresse's BOOMERANG competition, which recognizes excellence in interactive marketing among Quebec firms.

"Our decision to re-launch was driven by a desire to provide our customers with an exceptional online shopping experience, from browsing and checkout, through fulfillment and delivery. OSF has been a true partner in making this a reality," said Richard Sejean, Director of Ecommerce for Browns.

To keep everything moving behind the scenes, OSF integrated several 3rd party applications and pre-built integrations with the ecommerce platform, including the Order Motion order management software.

"Our experience with the Demandware Commerce platform gives OSF the unique ability to deliver fully-integrated, seamless ecommerce solutions," said Gerard Szatvanyi, President and CEO of OSF Global Services. "By building a fully-integrated ecosystem, Browns can offer a user experience unlike any other in the Canadian ecommerce space."

About Browns Shoes Inc.
Browns Shoes, a family-owned business established in Montreal in 1940, is Canada's leading shoe fashion retailer with 50 stores across the country under the Browns and B2 banners. Browns offers top international designer shoe collections, luxurious leather goods, and exclusive fashion for ladies, men and children. With over 1000 employees, the company is renowned for its excellence in merchandise selection and customer service. Michael Brownstein, President, is the third generation to lead the business and is strongly committed to expansion. Browns is one of the few companies that donates 10% of its pre-tax profits to charities.

About OSF Global Services
OSF has been delivering SLA-grade professional services since 2003, having established itself as a trusted advisor and technology integrator to clients in 17 countries across North America, Europe and Asia. The company's forte is application development and technology integration across key markets, including Ecommerce, Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Cloud. Headquartered in Quebec, Canada, OSF has offices in the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, UK, Romania and Ukraine. This mix of onshore and offshore expertise offers comprehensive, follow-the-sun support for its clients. OSF Global Services is ISO 9001:2008 certified, Microsoft Certified, a Consulting Partner, a Netsuite Solutions Partner and a Rackspace Hosting Member Partner. For more information about the company's ecommerce expertise please visit

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