Esprit Now Live with i2 Solutions for Enhanced Global Planning Capabilities

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i2 Technologies, Inc. has announced that Esprit, the international lifestyle brand is now live with i2 solutions. With the support of i2 solutions, Esprit intends to sustain its rapid retail growth worldwide and plan its retail business on a global scale.

i2 solutions for merchandise planning are designed to be highly scalable and allow retailers to integrate and reconcile financial and merchandise plans. The solutions also support large-scale planning without compromising attention to detail, and provide a framework for visibility and exception resolution. The solutions can help retailers execute integrated, closed-loop advanced planning processes at the right level of detail, which can enable sustained, profitable growth.

Esprits strong growth year-over-year has resulted in the need to completely re-design the companys approach to merchandise planning. According to Esprit, the joint efforts with i2 have delivered a best-in- class, standardized and centrally managed, global planning solution.

i2 solutions are specifically designed to help retail organisations like Esprit strengthen their merchandise planning processes, i2 Senior Vice President of Retail and Consumer Industries, Chuck Kramer.  Retailers can work with i2 to optimally align strategy with operations, and improve inventory control and timing of receipt flows, as such improving revenues and profitability.


About Esprit

Esprit is an international youthful lifestyle brand offering smart, affordable luxury and bringing newness and style to life. The Group offers eleven product lines encompassing womens wear, mens wear and kids wear, as well as shoes and accessories, through over 600 directly managed retail stores and over 13,000 wholesale point-of-sales worldwide.  Esprit is listed on the Hong Kong and London stock exchanges and is a constituent stock in the Hang Seng Index, MSCI Hong Kong Index, FTSE All-World Index for Hong Kong and S&P/HKEx LargeCap Index and S&P Asia 50 Index.

About i2

Throughout its 20-year history of innovation and value delivery, i2 has dedicated itself to building successful customer partnerships. As a full-service supply chain company, i2 is uniquely positioned to help its clients achieve world-class business results through a combination of consulting, technology, and managed services. i2 solutions are pervasive in a wide cross section of industries; 20 of the AMR Research Top 25 Global Supply Chains belong to i2 customers.

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