February 03, 2016, Folsom, CA – Retail Pro International, a leading provider of platform retail management software for mid- and top-tier specialty retailers, has recently expanded its global footprint further, now supporting retail in 110 countries to date. The company focus continues to be progressive expansion, evolution, and growth of their global footprint and product innovation.
Latest country additions:
“Our customers are expanding into critical burgeoning markets – like China, Dubai, and Indonesia – with globally local support from Retail Pro International and our partners. We ensure smooth deployment into any country, and retailers can expand anywhere with the confidence that Retail Pro can support them there,” said Retail Pro International CEO, Kerry Lemos.
“We’re currently opening on average one new store per week globally and are planning for 400+ stores in 25 countries over the next 4-5 years,” said Head of ICT for Aesop, Troy Smith. “Retail Pro has partners in every country we’ve gone to. When we enter a new market, we have a certified Retail Pro partner we can call on.”
Global brands leveraging the integrated Retail Pro platform for their mobility, omnichannel, operational efficiency, and other retail management needs – like Aeropostale, Ermanno Scervino, Rimowa, and WP Lavori – are growing their share of the established European and US markets.
Despite recent economic downturns in various regions worldwide, retailers are investing and expanding into emerging markets.
Shiseido chose Retail Pro for their Malaysian market in 2014 and for the Indonesian market in 2015 because of its rapid deployment, user-friendliness, robust back office tools, and offline capabilities –critical for markets with underdeveloped infrastructure.
L’Oreal, opening 70+ stores in Indonesia, chose Retail Pro over Cegid for its strong global support and robust functionality.
Under Armour is rapidly expanding in Latin America, Asia Pacific, Australia, Russia, and South Africa. After a positive experience with the Retail Pro in Latin America, Under Armour launched Retail Pro in China with 40 stores and 200 franchises. Under Armour chose Retail Pro for its strong global presence, dedicated relationship with the brand, and the software’s integration to SAP B1. Retail Pro International has over 50 customers in 7 Latin America countries connected with both versions of SAP, supporting 1,500+ stores and 2,600+ POS implementations.
Adidas added franchises in Myanmar, continuing to leverage Retail Pro for its balance between corporate control over subsidiary reporting and franchisee flexibility. Retail Pro International entered Myanmar, its 100th country, specifically to support this franchise expansion for Adidas.
About Retail Pro
Retail Pro International (RPI) is a global leader in retail management software that is recognized world-wide for rich functionality, multi-national capabilities, and unparalleled flexibility. For over 25 years, RPI has innovated retail software solutions to help retailers optimize business operations and have more time to focus on what really matters - cultivating customer engagement and capitalizing on retail’s trends. Retail Pro is the chosen software platform for omni-channel strategy by serious retailers everywhere
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