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Fujitsu helps celebrate retail technology’s most outstanding achievements

The sixth European Retail Solutions Awards, taking place on Tuesday 6 June 2006, will be sponsored by Fujitsu Services, one of Europe’s leading IT services companies.

February 09, 2006

The sixth European Retail Solutions Awards, taking place on Tuesday 6 June 2006, will be sponsored by Fujitsu Services, one of Europe’s leading IT services companies.

The awards, being presented on the first evening of the Retail Solutions exhibition, will celebrate the best technology applications from across European retailing. The most outstanding achievements in retail technology, and the teams behind them, will be recognised and rewarded at an awards ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole.

Bill Waterson, UK head of retail at Fujitsu Services, comments: “These awards have become a well-established date in the retail calendar and Fujitsu is proud to sponsor them. Technology is now a fundamental element of successful retailing and it is great to be part of an event that celebrates the fantastic applications and achievements of the industry.”

The deadline for entering the awards is 24 March – to enter, or book a place at the gala evening, visit www.europeanretailsolutionsawards.com or call Wendy Bryan on +44 (0) 20 7505 8302.

The award categories are:

  • Best use of technology for employee development
  • Best use of technology in an emerging business
  • Supply chain excellence
  • Best use of e-commerce in a retail environment
  • EPoS initiative of the year
  • Most innovative use of in-store technology
  • Project implementation of the year
  • Back office integration
  • Card based solution of the year
  • Supplier of the year
  • The European retail technology solution of the year
  • Retail IT professional of the year
  • Hospitality solution of the year

About Fujitsu Services

Fujitsu Services is one of the leading IT services companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa . It has an annual turnover of £1.74 billion, (€2.58 billion) employs 14,500 people and operates in over 20 countries. It designs, builds and operates IT systems and services for customers in the financial services, telecom, retail, utilities and government markets. Its core strength is the delivery of IT infrastructure management and outsourcing across desktop, networking and data centre environments, together with a full range of related services, from consulting through integration and deployment. Headquartered in London , Fujitsu Services is the European-centred IT services arm of the Fujitsu Group. The Fujitsu Group is a US$45 billion (€37 billion) leader in customer-focused IT systems and services for the global marketplace.

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Date: 09 February, 2006