May 17, 2016 — Mi9 Retail, the premier provider of enterprise retail merchandising, business intelligence and customer-centric store solutions, announced today that alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet, a full lifestyle collection including ready-to-wear, gowns, shoes, accessories and handbags, has selected the Mi9 Retail end-to-end cloud software suite to support its growing business.
With alice + olivia’s fashions available in several hundred department stores and over 30 brick-and-mortar locations, the brand sought a new partner offering a global cloud solution with a centralized, real-time architecture to scale alongside its rapid expansion. alice + olivia’s strategic initiatives encompass omni-channel deployment, store mobility and an increased focus on its customer marketing programs and in-store experiences. To meet its burgeoning needs, alice + olivia will implement Mi9 Retail Mosaic Store, which includes Point of Sale and Clienteling, in addition to Mi9 Affinity Merchandising and Mi9 Dashboard Reporting. Beyond software, Mi9 Retail will also assist alice + olivia with cloud hosting, managed services and direct to store support.
By delivering Mi9 Mosaic POS and Mi9 Clienteling, Mi9 Retail will provide alice + olivia with the technology to engage customers before, during and after the sale. The seamless integration of Mi9 Dashboard Reporting with Mi9 Affinity Merchandising will facilitate in-depth product visibility and analysis based on a consistent, real-time picture of inventory availability across all of the company’s operations. The end-to-end cloud suite will empower alice + olivia to track consignment merchandise and inventory loans to celebrity clientele, fashion magazines and public relations firms.
“From our recent See Now/Buy Now fashion show to our technology investments, we are committed to bringing fashion to the Alice + Olivia woman when and where she wants it,” commented alice + olivia COO Jason Epstein. “Mi9 Retail’s end-to-end cloud software suite will allow us to know our shopper and her preferences intimately so that we can tailor our merchandise allocation, marketing campaigns and in-store experiences accordingly.”
“We are honored to partner with alice + olivia at this critical juncture as they expand globally and scale their business,” added Mi9 Retail President Neil Moses, “The Mi9 Retail end-to-end cloud suite will allow alice + olivia to truly understand and engage their customers by leveraging omni-channel and inventory data.”
ABOUT ALICE + OLIVIA BY STACEY BENDET:
Launched in 2002, alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet is a brand that allows customers to express their personal style. With collections that juxtapose the whimsical and flirty with the sexy and sophisticated, alice + olivia epitomizes the personality and sensibility of its founder, Stacey Bendet. The brand was born from Stacey’s quest to create the perfect pair of pants, and has since grown into a full lifestyle collection including ready-to-wear, gowns, shoes, accessories and handbags. Pulling inspiration from the world around her, Stacey incorporates bold colors, unique prints, and eclectic details to create vibrant and dynamic pieces. The brand is a Hollywood favorite with celebrity fans including Beyoncé, Gwyneth Paltrow, Katy Perry, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michelle Obama and Taylor Swift. alice + olivia by Stacey Bendet is available ataliceandolivia.com, over 30 free-standing boutiques located in major cities around the world including, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Dubai, Singapore, as well as over 800 of the finest department and specialty stores worldwide.
About Mi9 Retail
Mi9 Retail, the premier provider of enterprise retail merchandising, business intelligence and customer-centric software, empowers the world’s most successful retailers to build strong personal relationships with their customers, process high volumes of transactions in real time and optimize inventory across all channels utilizing a single, accurate source of the truth. Built using cutting-edge technology, the software minimizes costs of ownership and provides the industry’s fastest time to value. The company’s global headquarters are located in Miami, FL, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit www.mi9retail.com.