Oracle Press Release

Fujian Septwolves Selects Oracle® Retail Applications to Support its Retail Expansion Strategy

Leading Chinese Apparel Retailer to Leverage Oracle’s Core Retail Platform and Global Experience to Help Drive Business

Redwood Shores, CA – October 6, 2008

News Facts

Fujian Septwolves, one of China’s leading apparel companies with more than 2,000 stores, has selected Oracle® Retail merchandising and planning applications to help drive expansion plans for its retail business and brands across China and internationally.
Rapid and consistent year-on-year growth at Fujian Septwolves has produced a requirement for a strong IT backbone built on Oracle Retail applications and supported by the Oracle E-Business Suite for financial management and human resources.
Oracle Retail merchandising, planning and optimization applications are expected to help Fujian Septwolves more accurately plan assortments; perform the execution of day-to-day merchandising, pricing and logistical supply chain transactions; provide a consistent set of data to drive more profitable business decisions; and introduce best practice for retail processes while continuing to support its extensive wholesale business.
Oracle is working closely with Fujian Septwolves on the first stage of the deployment involving Oracle Retail Warehouse Management System, Oracle Retail Assortment Planning and Oracle Retail Item Planning, and is focused on delivering a rapid speed to value in line with the organisation’s growth objectives.
Fujian Septwolves chose Oracle Retail applications over competing products based largely on the deep retail functionality of the solutions, combined with its wholesale capabilities, and its extensive experience with global retailers.

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“Our complex business around wholesale, franchise and direct-owned stores, combined with our continued growth has led to a desire to offer customers the best and consistent choice and service. Oracle Retail offers the most complete, scalable solution for retail businesses and this will help us to deliver against our growth and business objectives,” said Tony Shan, CIO, Septwolves.
“Our focus on insight-driven retailing was key to helping Septwolves identify how technology can support their current business requirements as well as promote a more accurate assessment of performance for the future,” said Duncan Angove, General Manager, Oracle Retail.

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