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XCCommerce and Skillnet announce thier global strategic alliance – XCCommerce

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XCCommerce, a leading provider of transformative promotions solutions, and SkillNet Solutions, a leading global retail systems integrator specialized in providing retailers with a connected customer experience across channels through digital transformations, today announced they have established a global strategic alliance that will deliver complete omnichannel promotion and coupon solutions across retail sectors and tiers.

XC’s state-of-the-art Promotion Solution Suite allows retailers to easily create and manage very complex and sophisticated promotions, and execute them at any point-of-purchase without human intervention. Through the combination of XC’s proven and powerful solutions, and SkillNet’s specialized, high quality, global consulting and implementation services, retailers can enable a single point of truth for all their offers and coupons across the enterprise.

“XCCommerce is revolutionizing the way retailers create and drive relevant promotions and coupons to all their channels,” said Anurag Mehta, Chief Operating Officer for SkillNet. “Together we’re committed to rapidly deploying these solutions so retailers can outperform their competition and deliver compelling offers no matter, when, where, or how their customers choose to shop.”


“We’re delighted with the newly formed alliance,”
said Nabil Tabet, President, XCCommerce. “SkillNet has unrivaled global solution implementation experience in delivering consulting, engineering, cloud, and support services that enhance the customer experience. The partnership between our organizations will enable the quick rollout of the Promotion Solutions Suite.”

About XCCommerce (www.xccommerce.com) XCCommerce is a leader in providing transformative, state-of-the-art, promotion solutions. XCCommerce’s suite of products support retailers’ Omni-channel initiatives by providing an integrated platform with rich, full function applications that enable the set up, maintenance, and execution of complex promotions across all channels, delivering a cohesive customer experience at all points of purchase.

About Skillnet (www.skillnetinc.com) SkillNet Solutions, Inc. is a leading global consulting services and retail systems integrator specializing in providing complete end-to-end, omnichannel commerce solutions in stores, merchandising, e-commerce, supply chain, customer management, and data analytics. SkillNet offers retailers consulting, solution delivery, cloud, and support services. Having successfully implemented award-winning solutions for the retail industry’s top performers for over twenty years, SkillNet delivers digital transformations that provide retailers with a seamless and connected customer experience across all channels. Founded in 1996 in the heart of Silicon Valley, SkillNet has expanded into a global enterprise spanning three continents with offices in Cleveland, Austin, Sunnyvale, Toronto, London, New Delhi, Mumbai, Indore, and Pune.

If you would like more information about this topic, or XCCommerce’s products, please contact

Lesley Simmonds at +1 513.325.8755 or email at Lesley.simmonds@xccommerce.com

Metro Turns to XCCommerce to Enable Advanced Omni-Channel Promotions and Coupons

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Montreal, QC, Canada– Metro Inc.– Metro Inc, a leader in the food and pharmaceuticals sectors in Canada has partnered with XCCommerce Inc. a leading provider of advanced promotion solutions, to install XCCommerce’s Promotion Suite in support of Metro’s Omni-channel promotion and targeted coupon strategy.

As an integral part of their future growth strategy Metro will implement XCCommerce’s promotion management, execution, continuity, and central coupon capabilities in over 600 stores across Metro’s banners.

With the high cost of acquiring new customers, Metro is focused on increasing the lifetime value of each shopper by providing meaningful brand engagement and relevant Omni-channel promotions. Metro’s implementation of the XCCommerce Promotion Suite will enable Metro to provide high value customer personalization through the creation and execution of targeted, customer specific promotions and coupons.

“Our biggest asset is our customer. Cultivating and maintaining a relationship where we attract, engage, and reward our customers will have a direct impact on increasing their basket size and shopping frequency,” said Jacques Couture – CIO, Metro. “It was imperative that Metro select a platform that would provide us with the ability to reward both loyalty and regular customers, by enabling the rapid creation of unique and personalized promotions and coupons, and allow redemption in any channel in which the customer chooses to engage.”

“We are delighted that Metro has selected our Promotion Solution for its ability to provide targeted and relevant weekly coupons and promotions to its 3.4 million customers. With over 17 million weekly coupons and promotions it is critical for Metro to have a quick and accurate cross channel setup and execution. Our products’ stability, scalability and rich functionality will support and contribute to Metro’s future growth plans,” said Nabil Tabet, President, XCCommerce.

About XCCommerce (www.xccommerce.com) XCCommerce is a leader in providing transformative, state-of-the-art, promotion solutions. XCCommerce’s suite of products support retailers’ Omni-channel initiatives by providing an integrated platform with rich, full function applications that enable the set up, maintenance, and execution of complex promotions across all channels, delivering a cohesive customer experience at all points of purchase.

About Metro (www.metro.ca) With annual sales of over $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, Metro Inc. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Quebec and Ontario, where it operates a network of more than 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 drugstores under the Brunet, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.

If you would like more information about this topic, or XCCommerce’s products, please contact

Lesley Simmonds at +1 513.325.8755 or email at Lesley.simmonds@xccommerce.com

XCCommerce and Infogain Announce Strategic Alliance

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Montreal, QC, Canada and Los Gatos, CA– XCCommerce, a leading provider of transformative promotion solutions and Infogain, a global enterprise IT consulting firm, have formed a strategic alliance that will deliver complete promotions solutions to retailers that want to simplify and future proof their promotion creation and execution capabilities across channels. With XCCommerce’s Promotion Solution Suite and Infogain’s high quality implementation services, retailers will gain competitive advantage and significant return on their investments.

“Our partnership with Infogain will give retailers a quick and cost-effective solution for implementing complex promotions across a variety of systems and channels.” said Nabil Tabet, President, XCCommerce. In addition to our Promotion Solution Suite, retailers will benefit from Infogain’s expertise, processes, global reach, and scalability to quickly build a competitive advantage in the marketplace.”

Ray Allen, SVP & General Manager of Infogain elaborated, “We are proud to partner with XCCommerce and their proven breed of Omni-channel solutions for Promotions,” said Ray Allen, SVP/GM Retail. “The respective strengths of Infogain and XCCommerce make for a natural and powerful partnership. Together, we’re making it easy for retailers to implement their promotion initiatives with technology that supports multiple channels simultaneously, coexists with legacy environments, and future proofs promotion creation and execution.”

For more information, please contact Lesley Simmonds of XCCommerce at +1 513-325-8755 or email at Lesley.Simmonds@xccommerce.com, or contact Cathy Chandhok of Infogain at
+1 408.355.6028 or email at Cathy.Chandhok@infogain.com.

About XCCommerce (www.xccommerce.com)

XCCommerce is a leader in providing transformative, state-of-the-art, promotion solutions. XCCommerce’s suite of products support retailers’ Omni-channel initiatives by providing an integrated platform with rich, full function applications that enable the set up, maintenance, and execution of complex promotions across all channels, delivering a cohesive customer experience at all points of purchase.

About Infogain (www.infogain.com)

Infogain is a leading business-oriented IT consulting firm specializing in business process, architecture design, end-to-end project implementation, and managed services. With more than 1,600 employees, Infogain has built its industry-specific business consulting and technology solutions to deliver value and competitive advantage to leaders in the Retail, High Tech and Insurance industries.

Headquartered in Silicon Valley, CA, Infogain has additional offices in Irvine, Austin, Atlanta, United Kingdom, India, and the Middle East.

Contact      Lesley Simmonds of XCCommerce
Telephone +1 513.325.8755
Email          Lesley.Simmonds@xccommerce.com
Website      www.xccommerce.com

Contact      Cathy Chandhok of Infogain
Telephone +1 408.355.6028
Email          Cathy.Chandhok@infogain.com
Website      www.infogain.com

Indigo Rolls Out Final Phase of XCCommerce’s Omni-Channel Promotions

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Montreal, QC, Canada – XCCommerce, a leading provider of transformative promotion solutions, announced today that Indigo Books and Music, Inc., Canada’s largest bookstore chain, has further enhanced its implementation of XCCommerce’s Promotion Suite across all its channels by rolling out the Central Coupon Module.

Indigo has implemented the end-to-end Promotion Solution Suite including Promotion ManagementPromotion Execution, and Central Coupon Management in 330 stores and across all sales channels including POS, mPOS, Kiosk, Consumer Mobile, and ecommerce.

More than ever, rapidly responding to changing market dynamics is imperative for retailers who wish to remain competitive. XCCommerce’s Promotion Solution Suite allowed Indigo to reduce the time it takes to define promotions and coupons, send them to all their sales channels, and execute them quickly and efficiently.

“Consistent set up and execution of promotions and coupons has become more and more complex with the proliferation of channels and loyalty programs,” said Sumit Oberai, CIO & EVP Loyalty, Indigo. “We needed a single solution that could support our Omni-channel promotion strategy, our brands’ unique loyalty and business requirements, and our various head-office, in-store and online systems.”

“We are keenly aware that managing and delivering promotions and coupons for multiple channels is complicated. We are delighted that our stable, robust, and function rich solutions have enabled Indigo to preserve their legacy investments, extend their promotion capabilities, and future proof their environments,” said Nabil Tabet, President, XCCommerce.

About XCCommerce (www.xccommerce.com) XCCommerce is a leader in providing transformative, state-of-the-art, promotion solutions. XCCommerce’s suite of products support retailers’ Omni-channel initiatives by providing an integrated platform with rich, full function applications that enable the set up, maintenance, and execution of complex promotions across all channels, delivering a cohesive customer experience at all points of purchase.

About Indigo Books & Music, Inc. (www.indigo.ca) With over 330 stores across Canada, Indigo provides its customers with the most inspiring retail and digital environments in the world for books and life-enriching products. As the largest book and specialty retailer in Canada, Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including Indigo Books & Music, Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids; IndigoSpirit, Chapters, Coles and the online channel, www.indigo.ca

If you would like more information about this topic, or XCCommerce’s products, please contact

Lesley Simmonds at +1 513.325.8755 or email at Lesley.simmonds@xccommerce.com

XCCommerce and BTM Strategic Alliance

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XCCommerce and BTM Global have entered into a strategic alliance aimed at delivering complete promotions solutions for leading retailers. By combining BTM’s deep experience implementing Merchandising and Stores solutions with XCCommerce’s Promotion Solution Suite, this synergistic partnership will provide retailers the ability to deliver complex promotions across all channels with a seamless and cohesive customer experience at all points of purchase. As part of this partnership, BTM is announcing its APX solution as an implementation accelerator, which provides advanced promotion capabilities and pre-developed integrations between leading Point-of-Service systems and XCCommerce’s promotions engine. More information about BTM’s APX solution can be found at www.btmgcs.com/solutions/apx.

“We are delighted with our partnership with BTM. Together, we will be able to solve one of the most difficult puzzles facing retailers over the next five years; mainly, how to quickly, cost-effectively and seamlessly provide their customers with complex promotions across channels, without major re-writes of their POS, e-commerce and mobile solutions. By externalizing promotions from their current systems, the Promotion Solution Suite frees retailers from the constraints of their existing sales solutions and fully enables an innovative alternative to complex code modifications. This superior approach paired with BTM’s proven high quality services will result in a clear competitive advantage and a significant return on investment for our clients.” – Nabil Tabet. XCCommerce President

“Our partnership is the answer for retailers looking for a way to rapidly and cost efficiently jump start their multi-channel promotion capabilities. By combining XCCommerce’s best of breed promotions applications and BTM’s unparalleled POS implementation expertise, our customers will be quickly running advanced, complex promotions across all channels and all brands without the high costs and long timelines associated with implementing a custom solution.”Tom Schoen, BTM President

Both XCCommerce and BTM will be at the NRF Big Show January 11- 14, 2015 in New York City and they look forward to engaging with interested clients during this flagship event for the retail industry.

Please contact XCCommerce at Lesley.simmonds@xccommerce.com or ‘BTM at Ruben.rodriguez@btmgcs.com to set up a meeting at this event and to learn more about their new partnership.

About XCCommerce (www.xccommerce.com)

XCCommerce is a leader in transformative state-of-the-art, cross channel promotion solutions.
XCCommerce’s suite of products support retailer’s Omni-channel initiatives by providing an integrated
platform with rich, full function applications that enable the set up, maintenance, and execution of
complex promotions across all channels. This enables retailers to deliver a cohesive customer
experience at all points of purchase.

About BTM Global (www.btmgcs.com)

Working with some of the world’s leading retailers, BTM Global has an unparalleled history of
successfully implementing world class Enterprise, Stores, Business Intelligence and Merchandising
solutions for its customers. From custom development of point solutions to full-scale enterprise
implementations, BTM’s experienced team of functional and technical experts combine software
engineering discipline with unparalleled program management to consistently deliver high value results that maximize return on its customers’ software investments.

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“Retailers eager to reinforce and reward brand loyalty must make the implementation of crosschannel complex promotions a key business priority. This will allow them to retain their existing customers, attract new customers, encourage repeat business, and incent customers to buy higher margin items.”

Nabil Tabet
President
XCCommerce

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