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Christopher & Banks deploys Oracle Fusion Middleware
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Jul '08
Christopher & Banks, a retailer of women's apparel, has implemented Oracle Retail planning applications and Oracle Fusion Middleware to help increase gross margins and support its growing business.

Christopher & Banks has more than 825 locations nationwide across its Christopher & Banks, C.J. Banks and Acorn store formats.

The retailer recognized that by leveraging technology, it could refine its winning merchandising strategy and improve future merchandise gross margins through improved stock positioning and increased inventory turns.

With the help of Minnesota-based Oracle consulting firm Motion International, Christopher & Banks has deployed Oracle Retail Merchandise Financial Planning, Oracle Retail Item Planning, Oracle Retail Assortment Execution and Oracle Retail Demand Forecasting.

The Oracle solution provides the retailer with an integrated, scalable platform that is helping management make more precise, profitable business decisions.

The retailer chose to implement Oracle based largely on the scalability and speed to value of the applications.

Christopher & Banks has also recently completed the implementation of the Oracle E-Business Suite of financial applications.

Supporting Quotes:
- "As a fashion retailer, we needed a flexible platform that could be easily configured to meet the unique requirements of our business.
- Oracle has the most complete, scalable solution on the market and the speed to value of their retail applications really fit the needs of our business," said Steve Danker, Senior Vice President of Information Systems and Strategy, Christopher & Banks.
- "With a dedicated focus on its target customer and a disciplined approach to managing inventory, it is no surprise that Christopher & Banks is continuing to experience growth.
- They are a great example of a specialty retailer that is leveraging innovative technology and taking an insight-driven approach to running their business," said Duncan Angove, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Oracle Retail.

"Oracle Retail applications deliver accurate, sophisticated forecasts more quickly-which is a must-have in the competitive world of retail.

Christopher & Banks will now be better positioned to respond quickly to changing market trends," said Julie Johnson, Motion International President.

Oracle Retail


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