UXC Eclipse winning in retail

UXC Eclipse LogoUXC Eclipse a leading provider of Microsoft Dynamics business solutions to the enterprise and midmarket sector, is achieving global success with its push in the retail sector.

Bradley Stroop, Chief Executive Officer, UXC Eclipse, said, “We have secured over $20m of business in the last four months within the retail sector with contracts in North America and Australia. We started our push and investment into the retail sector 24 months ago and with support from Microsoft, we have developed strong market leadership and secured significant wins based on our retail solutions, experience and delivery reputation. What is exciting is the size of customers approaching us for retail solutions, the win rate that we are achieving and the size of the market opportunity.”

UXC Eclipse’s recent contracts in North America include the Microsoft Dynamics AX Point of Sale (POS) implementation for the Jean Coutu Group, one of the biggest drug store chains in North America with 400 franchises across Canada. Contracts have also been exchanged with Bartell Drugs, a pharmacy chain with more than 60 stores across Western Washington. Bartell Drugs will implement Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail for more than 1,380 users and devices including full ERP, financials, warehousing, distribution and POS.

Other North American retailers supported by UXC Eclipse include DAVIDs Tea, Carols Daughter, Sherry-Lehmann Wines & Spirits and brands such as Everlast and David’s Bridal.

Following on from our success in North America, recent contracts in Australia include Queensland-based Cornetts Supermarkets, an independently-operated supermarket chain with 34 Supa IGA stores across Queensland and Jeanswest where UXC Eclipse is implementing their new retail apparel ERP solution, Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail and K3 AXIS Fashion. Once implemented this solution will provide a single ERP system across all Jeanswest franchises.

Bradley Stroop said, “The success we are having recognises the strong solutions developed between UXC Eclipse, the depth of Microsoft technology and third party solution providers in the retail market and the relationship that customer’s value in terms of industry experience and predictable outcomes.

“Today’s retail landscape offers unprecedented opportunities, especially for our growing North
American business. Customers expect more from their retail experience, with the industry advancing over recent years to now empowering customers through technology. These customers expect a true omni‐channel experience with a personal touch. The right ERP system and supply chain is critical for retailers to be proactive and respond to this market need, as well as being able to deliver the new “Digital” experience to customers.”

“We expect to continue to see strong growth in the retail sector, especially in North America with the Microsoft Dynamics and Azure platform, as retailers move to become more competitive and efficient in the customer acquisition and supply chain process.”

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About UXC Eclipse
UXC Eclipse is a leading provider of intelligent business solutions to the enterprise and mid-market.

Established in 1991, UXC Eclipse’s success has been built by providing the highest levels of service and offering a choice of solutions from leading software vendors. UXC Eclipse also delivers industry-specific (vertical) solutions on the Microsoft platform to meet ERP and CRM requirements.

UXC Eclipse’s service offerings include applications business consulting & project management, applications development, corporate performance management and business process management.

With a team of over 600 people across 16 international offices (Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Canada and the United States), UXC Eclipse is committed to supporting over 2,700 customers.

For more information, visit our website at http://www.uxceclipse.com.au

The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc. chooses UXC Eclipse for retail expertise

UXC Eclipse LogoSeptember 24, 2013– The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc., a retail pharmacy chain based out of Montreal, Canada, has recently selected global Microsoft Dynamics partner UXC Eclipse Pty Ltd (UXC Eclipse) as their preferred provider of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail.

One of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing, The Jean Coutu Group operates a network of over 400 franchised stores located in the eastern region of Canada. The company offers high quality products for health, hygiene and beauty, in a friendly and efficient environment.

After considerable growth in the market, The Jean Coutu Group recognised the need for a single, scalable solution with omni-channel retail management capabilities – in-store, online and mobile. Furthermore, The Jean Coutu Group wanted a robust, multi-language solution that could grow with their fast-moving business.

UXC Eclipse demonstrated that Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail was the best solution to suit the retailer’s needs.  The combination of Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail’s out-of-the-box functionality and integration capabilities, teamed with UXC Eclipse’s expertise in the industry was a clear choice for the leading retailer.

UXC Eclipse is a leading provider of intelligent business solutions to the enterprise and mid-market. A global Gold Certified Microsoft Dynamics Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) partner, UXC Eclipse was able to offer The Jean Coutu Group an international team of Microsoft Dynamics AX consultants and industry experts as well as deep retail industry implementation experience.

“We have chosen UXC Eclipse as our retail partner because we truly felt they understood our business’s needs.  With an excellent track record in the retail industry we are confident in their ability to deliver,” said Alain Boudreault, Vice-President and Chief Information Officer, The Jean Coutu Group (PJC), Inc.

Dave Weiner, Chief Executive Officer – North America, UXC Eclipse, said “We are proud to be partnering with The Jean Coutu Group in delivering their new Retail solution. As our team has serviced some of the very first and most successful customers on Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail, we are confident that our proven implementation methodologies and focus on quality will result in new business efficiencies for The Jean Coutu Group – now and in the future.”

With 14 international offices across Canada, the United States, Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, UXC Eclipse is part of the elite 2013 Inner Circle for Microsoft Dynamics and recently won the 2013 Microsoft Dynamics Reseller of the Year for Canada. UXC Eclipse currently supports some 1,300 customers from a team of 400 professionals.

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 About The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc
The Jean Coutu Group is one of the most trusted names in Canadian pharmacy retailing. The Corporation operates a network of 407 franchised stores located in the provinces of Québec, New Brunswick and Ontario under the banners of PJC Jean Coutu, PJC Clinique, PJC Santé and PJC Santé Beauté, which employs more than 19,000 people. Furthermore, the Jean Coutu Group owns Pro Doc Ltd (“Pro Doc”), a Québec-based subsidiary and manufacturer of generic drugs.

About UXC Eclipse
UXC Eclipse is a leading provider of intelligent business solutions to the enterprise and mid-market.

Established in 1991, UXC Eclipse’s success has been built by providing the highest levels of service and offering a choice of solutions from leading software vendors.  UXC Eclipse also delivers industry-specific (vertical) solutions on the Microsoft platform to meet ERP and CRM requirements.
 
UXC Eclipse’s service offerings include applications business consulting & project management, applications development, corporate performance management and business process management.
 
With a team of over 400 people across 14 international offices (Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Canada and then United States), UXC Eclipse is committed to supporting over 1,300 customers.

For more information, visit our website at http://www.uxceclipse.com.