Home / Knowledge / News / Information Technology / JDS Solutions WinRetail to power Akira retail operations
JDS Solutions WinRetail to power Akira retail operations
09
Jan '13
JDS Solutions Corporation is pleased to announce that its flagship retail management system WinRetail was selected by AKIRA. AKIRA, with 20 plus locations throughout Chicagoland, replaced its former retail management system with JDS Solutions WinRetail merchandising system and MICROS-Retail’s XstorePlus Point of Sale.

Due to a less than favorable experience with their former provider, AKIRA was forced to replace a system it purchased less than one year ago. “There is something to be said for rolling out a new retail management system during the busiest shopping season of the year. Taking this task on during the holiday season was a bit risky, but we had to do it,” said James Christia, AKIRA’s IT Director.

“However, I'd rate our experience with JDS’ team a perfect 10! JDS definitely has the A-Team, and they set the bar high. They have done an amazing job with rolling out our project, as well as, manage our expectations. We feel very positive about the long term relationship between our two companies.”

“There is something to be said for rolling out a new retail management system during the busiest shopping season of the year. Taking this task on during the holiday season was a bit risky, but we had to do it”

“It’s not what you do, but how you do it that matters,” said Dan Friedman, President of JDS Solutions. “AKIRA was in trouble with their existing system and we did what was needed to make this happen. Our project team pulled together and met AKIRA’s implementation timeline. It was definitely a collaborative effort, we are glad to have them as part of the JDS family.”

About JDS Solutions Corporation

JDS Solutions, Ranked 1 in Overall Performance by Mid-Size Retailers in RIS’ LeaderBoard 2012, offers powerful end-to-end retail solutions that manage and drive retail growth. JDS’ product suite is uniquely designed for mid-size retailers and includes: Merchandising, Business Intelligence, Mobile/Traditional POS, Warehousing, CRM, Loss Prevention, E-Commerce, Order Fulfillment, and interface flexibility. Visit JDS Solutions (Expo Level 3- Booth # 2752) at Retail’s Big Show, January 14th-15th, 2013 Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.

About AKIRA

Since AKIRA has outposts all over Chicago, the company has tailored the merchandise, music, & visuals in each store to reflect the signature style of its geographical location. Each store's stylists are well-versed in the latest, largest national and international trends. Dresses, denim, jewelry, & handbags from over 200 designer brands and smaller fashion houses line the walls at AKIRA, ensuring that even the most discerning customer won't leave the store empty-handed.

JDS Solutions

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Bruckner

Textiles | On 3rd Dec 2016

Indian textile companies opt for Brückner stenter lines

Indian textile firms Laxmipati Sarees, makers of polyester sarees and ...

Courtesy: Bombay Dyeing

Textiles | On 3rd Dec 2016

Bombay Dyeing to focus on retail; stops textile production

Bombay Dyeing, a Wadia group company, has decided to shift its focus...

Apparel/Garments | On 3rd Dec 2016

Q3FY17 net earnings slip 26.8% at denim retailer Guess

In the three months ended October 29, 2016, net earnings at denim...

Interviews View All

Dinaz Madhukar
DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

‘Each event and promotion is planned out keeping in mind the business of...

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

‘Modern technical textile is an indispensable tool for science and...

Cyril Pereira
Reed Exhibitions India, organiser of Asian Machine Tool Exhibition 2016

'Major problem in the textile machinery manufacturing industry is the lack ...

Ashok Desai
Bombay Textile Research Association

Bombay Textile Research Association (BTRA) is a leading name in textile...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Jay Ramrakhiani
Occasions Elegance Wear

It is believed that by early 19th century, Varanasi weavers had moved away ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
December 2016

December 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search