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Fujitsu and Retail Pro Form Strategic Alliance to Support Specialty Retail Customers

Delivering Purpose-Built Retail Solutions That Connect Customers with Global Brands


Foothill Ranch, CA, October 12, 2012 — Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. (FFNA), a leader in innovative technology and front-end solutions today and Retail Pro®, a global leader in software applications for the specialty retail industry, announced a strategic business alliance that bundles Fujitsu hardware with Retail Pro software for a total point of sale solution. The alliance features bundled, purpose-built retail solutions that are intended to address the growing specialty segment of the retail industry, by providing sleek hardware, simplified software integration and rapid deployment for customers.

“We are very pleased to be working with Retail Pro and their latest class-leading software. When paired with Fujitsu’s TeamPOS 7000 All-In-One terminal, it is a perfect match for the needs of the specialty retail space, where customer brands must be prominently displayed,” stated Pat Cathey, Senior Vice President of Fujitsu’s Retail Solutions Group. “Working with Retail Pro and their proven integration partners permits quicker deployments that better match real-world customer needs and scenarios.”

The bundled solution is composed of Retail Pro’s latest 9.2 R5 software package and several tiers of Fujitsu TeamPOS 7000 point of sale terminal. Retail Pro’s 9.2 R5 software is renowned for innovative features including its loyalty module, serial number tracking and advanced UPC management. Fujitsu’s TeamPOS 7000 All-In-One (AIO) terminal features Intel's Sandybridge integrated chipsets (CPU, GPU and memory) ICH-8M and Q67, second-generation Core processors i5, i3, Pentium, and Atom D525, with sleek aesthetics that can be configured flat, upright, wall or pole mounted, or in a column mount, which addresses nearly any specialty retail environment. The TeamPoS 7000 AIO incorporates enabling operating systems and application software to run at blazing speeds.

"Working with Fujitsu fulfills the demands of our diverse customers who are looking for complete, reliable and packaged solutions suitable for the rigors of the specialty retail environment, yet require a sleek and intriguing design that represents and support their brand image," Mike Bishop, vice president of business development at Retail Pro, said. "In addition, Fujitsu’s global reach also matches our commitment to address the global market, one that’s filled with specialty retailers that span many continents."

Customers and partners can get more details on the Fujitsu and Retail Pro solutions during the Retail Pro Global Conference, October 12-16 at Union Square in San Francisco, CA. More info, including registration, can be found here.


About Fujitsu Frontech North America, Inc.

Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. brings innovative technology from Japan and, with its partners, develops powerful front-end solutions that shape how society interacts with big data. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. is headquartered with operations and solution development at 27121 Towne Centre Drive #100, Foothill Ranch, CA 92610, USA. For more information about Fujitsu products and services, call us at 800-626-4686 or visit us at:
For more information, please see: www.fujitsufrontechna.com

About Retail Pro

Retail Pro International, LLC is a global leader in Point of Sale, Store Operations, Merchandising, Planning, Business Intelligence, and Payment Processing software applications for the specialty retail industry. For over 20 years, Retail Pro has enabled specialty retailers to achieve their full potential through a unique, scalable, reliable, and highly customizable retail management solution.

Today, Retail Pro is used by more than 52,000 retail stores globally in markets such as fashion, luggage, footwear, collectibles, gifts, home furnishings, sporting goods, and accessories. With unparalleled functionality, flexibility and ease-of-use, Retail Pro has established itself as a trusted solution for today's specialty retailers worldwide. The solution is delivered through a global network of business partners to over 86 countries, translated in 18 languages.
For more information, please see: www.retailpro.com

About Fujitsu Frontech Limited

As part of the Fujitsu Group, Fujitsu Frontech Limited ties people and IT together through the development, manufacture and sale of front-end technology such as ATMs, operation branch, POS and totalizator terminals, and public display devices. Fujitsu Frontech also delivers related software, system integration and outsourcing as part of its total solutions offerings. The company supports the security sector by offering products incorporating Fujitsu's latest palm vein authentication technology, and is actively involved in the development of key technologies in various fields, with a current focus on color electronic paper and RFID systems.
For more information, please see: www.frontech.fujitsu.com/en/


Press Contacts

Dan Dalton

Fujitsu Frontech North America, Inc.
Tel: 949-855-5590
E-mail:dan.dalton@us.fujitsu.com



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