Oracle Press Release

Oracle to Demonstrate Retail Leadership and Vision at National Retail Federation Annual Convention and Expo

#1 Enterprise Software Company to Offer Perspective on Retail Imperatives for Growth and Value Creation at Pre-Eminent Retail Industry Conference

Redwood Shores, CA – December 15, 2008

News Facts

As part of its ongoing commitment to help leading retail businesses create short-term value while enabling long-term success, Oracle is expanding its presence at the 98th Annual National Retail Federation Convention and Expo, being held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, January 11-14
Oracle Retail General Manager and Senior Vice President Duncan Angove will lead a session on Monday, January 12 at 1:45 p.m. on “Retail Imperatives for Growth and Value Creation.”
The session, which will be held in Room 3D09 of the EXPO Hall, will deliver new strategies to help retailers increase customer intimacy, preserve margins and pursue fresh growth opportunities in today’s challenging, yet opportunity-rich environment.
Oracle will also provide retailers with exclusive networking opportunities and best practices sharing with peers at this year’s show. In addition to customers joining the company at the Oracle booth to articulate the value of the relationship, Oracle will host Affinity sessions dedicated to the unique challenges and opportunities facing key retail segments including fashion, grocery, hardlines and emerging retailers.
Oracle is also the premiere sponsor of the NRF Members-Only Luncheon on Monday January 12 featuring author Michael Gates Gill and his bestseller How Starbucks Saved My Life.
Retailers are invited to follow Oracle’s presence at NRF, learn more about news announcements made at the show and comment on retail discussions and developments from NRF 2009 on Oracle’s Insight-Driven Retailing Blog.
Further information regarding Oracle’s complete, open and integrated solutions for retailers will be available throughout the show at the Oracle Booth (#1319).

Supporting Quote

"This year's National Retail Federation Convention and Expo provides Oracle with an opportunity to showcase strategies for delivering value and mitigating risks for retailers as they navigate today’s unprecedented retail environment,” said W. Sean Ford, Vice President, Global Business Unit Marketing, Oracle. “We believe that Oracle is well positioned to provide retailers with the tools they need to generate value in the short term and provide the foundation for long-term competitive advantage.”

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About Oracle Retail

Oracle is the number one provider of innovative and comprehensive industry software solutions for retailers – enabling organizations to serve their customers better by applying insight into daily business decisions for more profitable results. With software that provides supply chain, operations, merchandising, store systems, optimization as well as enterprise applications and infrastructure software, Oracle partners with the world’s leading retail companies, including 20 of the 20 top retailers worldwide, to transform the economics of their businesses.

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