Dillard's Selects afterBOT to Extend Supplier Extranet
Atlanta, GA - May 23, 2006 - afterBOT Inc., a leading provider of web based business solutions to the retail industry, announced today that they are implementing its Supplier Connect solution with Dillard's Inc.,based in Little Rock, Arkansas. afterBOT, based in Atlanta, GA will provide access to Dillard's supplier community beginning in August of this year. "We are excited to be working with Dillard's on this opportunity," said John Simon, afterBOT CEO. "In partnership with IBM and Inovis we will be providing Dillard's suppliers with significant, additional functionality to the existing Dillard's supplier extranet, and enabling a single platform for supplier views of performance across multiple retailers." The solution will integrate the Inovis Catalogue&trade with afterBOT's Supplier Connect module running on an IBM DB2/Websphere platform.
afterBOT's TransAccess offering is a comprehensive business management solution designed specifically for the retail industry, enabling improved collaboration between retailers and suppliers. Supplier Connect, afterBOT's web based supply chain collaboration tool links retailers and suppliers by providing daily access to sales and inventory data by GTIN by store in order to segment, analyze and translate information into actionable insights focused on improving sales growth and profitability. The solution will be demonstrated in the Inovis booth at the Retail Systems Show in Chicago, May 22-24, 2006.
afterBOT Inc. is a leading provider of digital receipt based post-transaction technology enabling significant reductions in post-sales expense, greatly improved supplier collaboration, and enhanced customer service. For more information visit us at http://www.afterBOT.com. afterBOT was founded in 2000 and is privately held. afterBOT's investors include Chrysalis Ventures, Blue Ridge Ventures, e-RM Ventures, and Kenzie Lane.
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