New York based leading branded apparel, footwear and accessories designer and marketer Jones Apparel Group Inc (JAG) announced the selection of the SAP Apparel and Footwear solution as the core enterprise system for the Company.
An agreement has been concluded and signed by Jones Apparel Group Inc and SAP. The implementation of the SAP Apparel and Footwear solution is now in progress within the Company's apparel businesses.
Peter Boneparth, President and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "The selection of the SAP Apparel and Footwear software announced, along with the strategic operating review and actions that have previously announced to improve performance, will ensure that Jones Apparel Group remains properly positioned for the long-term benefit of shareholders."
"The implementation of the SAP Apparel and Footwear software is a key enabler of ongoing efforts to eliminate redundancies and enhance overall cost structure and margin performance. In addition, believe that the SAP Apparel and Footwear software is the platform best suited to meet the Company's growing business needs."
"They are very pleased that Jones Apparel Group has selected SAP to replace existing solutions as part of their efforts to improve operational excellence, and are proud to add such a prestigious name to our growing list of fashion apparel, footwear and retail customers," said Bill McDermott, President and Chief Executive Officer, SAP America Inc.
"Standardization of business processes and increased visibility across entities is essential to long-term success for today's businesses. Implementation of SAP's industry solution will enable Jones Apparel Group to more efficiently manage their operations as they continue to execute their business strategy."