Shortlisted in the ‘IT Project of the Year’ category are Barclays Bank, The Carphone Warehouse with RedPrairie, Co-operative Group with Kronos, EAST with Vodat, JD Sports Fashion with VSc Solutions, The Post Office, Republic with Torex, and Thomas Pink with BT Expedite and Fresca.
The winner of this and the other categories will be announced at a ceremony on the 26th October. Alan Morris, Managing Director at Retail Assist, will be presenting the ‘IT Project of the Year’ award to the successful company or partnership.
As Alan Morris comments: “We decided to sponsor this category based on Retail Assist’s track record of delivering award-winning IT projects within the retail industry. I’d like to congratulate all of the nominees. The companies that have been shortlisted are very diverse and reflect the varied and exciting nature of the retail industry. I look forward to meeting the winners of this award on what should be a lively and entertaining evening.”
Separately, Retail Assist has been shortlisted for a Retail Systems award. The IT solutions and services provider has been nominated with retailer client White Stuff within the ‘IT Team of the Year’ category, sponsored by Verifone.
Retail Assist Limited
Retail Assist is a leading retail-only IT solutions and services company, providing UK and international retailers with end-to-end business applications and services that reduce costs, optimise retail operations and support higher revenues. The company was the first retail-only IT services provider to be awarded ISO20000 accreditation by the BSI.
Retail Assist clients include ASOS, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges, WDF, A|Wear, La Senza, Paperchase, Whistles, Aurora Fashions, Karen Millen, The White Company, Odin Retail, Tec7, Mint Velvet, Jane Norman, REISS, Crew2000, VUE, Signet, Jacques Vert and White Stuff.
With its Retail Solutions Retail Assist excels in developing, integrating, deploying and supporting customised systems. These include its award-winning Merret supply chain solution. Merret is a real-time, multi-currency, multi-channel merchandising, warehousing and stock control solution that covers all areas of the retail supply process. Through working with third parties, Retail Assist also integrates and delivers EPoS systems.
In Managed IT Services, Retail Assist’s proven offerings include 24/365 Help Desk, Technical Services, Operations, Data Centre, Hardware Maintenance and Disaster Recovery. Professional Services cover Retail Business Consultancy and Project Services.
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