Leading enterprise and retail POS software developers will jointly market and deliver a fully integrated solution that creates a seamless flow of information throughout the value chain.
Montreal, QC CANADA and Zlín, CZECH REPUBLIC – August 7, 2012 — Visual 2000 International Inc. and Datec Retail Systems, Inc. have formed a technology and marketing alliance that will enable the companies to integrate and jointly distribute the Visual 2000 End-2-End™ and Datec Point-of-Sale (POS) fashion solutions worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement, Visual 2000 will distribute Datec retail solutions in the North American fashion market. In addition to marketing the integrated solutions, Datec will also perform system implementations and offer full customer support services for the full range of Visual 2000 software solutions in the Czech Republic, Slovenia, and the Netherlands.
“We are excited to partner with Datec to bring the combined power of these two solutions to the global fashion industry,” noted Charles Benoualid, Visual 2000 Vice President of Research and Development. “By working closely together, our companies will deliver a much higher level of value chain integration than was previously available. From a commercial perspective, this helps both companies expand geographic distribution and strengthen customer support capabilities. All of this drives increased value for our clients.”
Visual 2000 End-2-End enterprise software is designed specifically to accelerate and manage the design-to-delivery lifecycle of fashion and soft goods products. Key functional components of the fully integrated, modular solution enable brand manufacturers and vertical retailers to improve efficiencies and remove costs from their merchandising, design, product development, sourcing, production, distribution, and sales processes. Datec POS systems provide retailers with the latest in touch-screen terminals, multimedia functionality, internet and email integration, and data collection through a secure, online POS transaction connection. Both systems utilize the latest Microsoft® programming, database, and internet technologies.
According to Jindrich Hegmon, Datec Chief Executive Officer, “Today’s 24/7, multi-channel fashion sales environment requires vertical retailers and brand marketers to eliminate functional and visibility gaps from the entire concept-to- consumer product lifecycle. Teaming with Visual 2000 gives us the opportunity to create a seamless flow of information from design to point-of-sale. This breakthrough will give our customers a sustainable competitive advantage.”.