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OSF Global Services

July 29, 2013 09:00 ET

OSF Global Services Continue Re-Platforming Projects for L'Oreal Canada With Delivery of Shu Uemura

Core-Cartridge and Repeatable Engineering Enable OSF to Complete Redesigned Shu Uemura Webstore

QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jul 29, 2013) - IT professional services provider OSF Global Services announced today the delivery of a redesigned and re-platformed webstore for L'Oréal Canada brand Shu Uemura. The maker of high-end cosmetics, hair products and beauty accessories is the second L'Oréal Canada brand to work with OSF for their migration to the robust, cloud-based Demandware® Commerce platform. The site offers a truly unique shopping experience thanks to responsive design, a custom make-up palette tool, and a redesigned user interface.

L'Oréal Canada turned to OSF after successfully completing projects for luxury skin-care brand Biotherm, this time tackling all-new features and functionality for Shu Uemura's webstore. Drawing on their experiences with Biotherm, OSF based the Shu Uemura site on the same core-cartridge, giving L'Oréal Canada a repeatable common structure to make future implementations quick and easy. This process allowed OSF to deliver the completed webstore in three months and on a smaller budget.

OSF's extensive background of Demandware projects gave them the experience and technical ability necessary to deliver the webstore in such a small amount of time. "We excel at delivering solutions that provide consumers with a superior shopping experience," said Gerard Szatvanyi, President and CEO of OSF Global Services. "Our previous success with L'Oréal Canada enabled us to be efficient and clear during all phases of the project." The result is a feature-rich e-boutique designed to engage the consumer across multiple channels, encouraging them to make the best purchasing decision for their needs.

"The ECommerce market is booming in Canada. Consumers' shopping behavior online is constantly evolving. Having the right platform jointly with innovative partners is key to meet our consumers' expectations," said Martin Aubut, Director, Interactive Marketing and ebusiness strategy at L'Oréal Canada. "OSF assists us with new technology and gives us the ability to deploy many brand sites in an efficient manner, making technology a driver for growth."

About L'Oréal Canada
L'Oréal Canada is a wholly-owned subsidiary of L'Oréal Group, the largest cosmetics company in the world. Headquartered in Montreal, L'Oréal Canada had sales of over $900 million in 2012 and employs more than 1,200 people. The company's prestigious portfolio of over 31 brands includes L'Oréal Professionnel, Redken, Kérastase, Matrix, PureOlogy, Shu Uemura Art of Hair, L'Oréal Paris, Garnier, Maybelline New York, Essie, Ombrelle, Lancôme, Giorgio Armani, Yves Saint-Laurent, Biotherm, Kiehl's, Ralph Lauren, shu uemura, Diesel, Viktor & Rolf, Clarisonic, La Roche-Posay, Vichy, SkinCeuticals and Roger & Gallet.

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 Salesforce.com Consulting Partner, a Netsuite Solutions Partner and a Rackspace Hosting Member Partner. For more information about the company's ecommerce expertise please visit www.osf-commerce.com.

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