MIAMI, FLORIDA – December 6, 2018– Mi9 Retail, a leading provider of omni-channel retail solutions, is pleased to announce that Hard Rock International has chosen Mi9 to power its e-Commerce business.
“Hard Rock International selected the Mi9 e-Commerce platform because it supports our strategic plan to accelerate our digital presence and online revenue growth,” said Edward Deutscher, SVP Merchandising & e-Commerce at Hard Rock International. “Our primary objective is to deliver seamless shopping experiences across all of our brand channels and the Mi9 e-Commerce platform does that in a way that highly engages our customers.”
Hard Rock’s collectable merchandise has become as iconic as the brand itself. The merchandise, available through the Rock Shop in Hard Rock Cafe locations and online, has a strong following and is sought after by collectors throughout the world. Hard Rock’s Classic and City T-shirts, featuring an instantly recognizable design that has captured the spirit of the brand for nearly 50 years, are among the most popular selling items, alongside the brand’s commemorative pins.
“Hard Rock is a well-established brand that creates unforgettable experiences through great music, food, memorabilia and merchandise,” said Neil Moses, CEO of Mi9 Retail. “What truly sets them apart is their ongoing commitment to innovation and Mi9 e-Commerce is an ideal fit for their current and future needs. We’re very excited to be a critical part of the Hard Rock brand and their continued success.”
The e-Commerce platform enables Hard Rock to fuel the growth and accessibility of its online Rock Shop and further expands the brand’s current merchandising platform with Mi9 Retail. For more information on the Hard Rock brand and its Rock Shop, visit www.hardrock.com.
About Mi9 Retail
Mi9 Retail is the fastest growing provider of enterprise software for retailers, wholesalers, and brands. Mi9 enables the world’s leading retailers to automate and optimize their entire Plan-to-Sell™ process, from planning to executing, influencing, and selling merchandise in-store, online, and on any device. Mi9 corporate retail systems facilitate better planning, master data management, allocation, and replenishment, and Mi9 customer engagement and point-of-purchase systems boost revenue across digital and brick-and-mortar channels. Our solutions are connected via a common analytics framework that serves as the foundation of the system and speeds time to insight with role-based dashboards, KPIs, and governed self-service data discovery. Mi9 Retail is committed to helping retailers on their path to success, so they can maximize revenue and customer engagement while minimizing costs. Visit www.mi9retail.com to learn more.
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About Hard Rock International
With venues in 74 countries, including 183 cafes, 27 hotels and 12 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s most valuable collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise and Hard Rock Live performance venues. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, FL., both owned and operated by HRI parent entity The Seminole Tribe of Florida, as well as other exciting locations including Atlantic City, Bali, Cancun, Daytona Beach, Ibiza, Orlando, Shenzhen and San Diego. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include, Maldives, Manila, Malaga, Georgetown, Fortaleza, Rosario and Chengdu. New Hard Rock Hotel, Casino or Hotel & Casino projects include Berlin, Budapest, Desaru Coast, Dublin, London, Los Cabos, Madrid, Maldives, New York City, Ottawa, Sacramento, Dalian and Haikou in China. In 2018, Hard Rock International was recognized as a Forbes Magazine Top Employer for Women and Land Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards. For more information on Hard Rock International visit www.hardrock.com.