TO DRIVE REVENUE FOR RETAILERS AND SUPPLIERS
SAN DIEGO, CA – December 3, 2010 - WIS International and Fifth Dimension today announced a strategic alliance to provide Space Management Solutions to retailers and consumer packaged goods companies. Fifth Dimension’s Store Plan HQ is the first software platform that offers an integrated solution to manage store auditing, space allocation, planogram optimization and thin client collaboration from one central easy to integrate system, based on Microsoft standards. WIS International has developed integrated data collection and maintenance services that seamlessly populate Fifth Dimension’s software with existing store layouts and dimensions to allow retailers to optimize space allocation across their entire chain. This unique combination of innovative software solutions and data collection services will enable clients to rapidly deploy Fifth Dimension Store Plan HQ to reduce costs and increase sales and profits.
Sean Davoren, president and CEO of WIS International is pleased to announce the alliance stating, “Fifth Dimension is an innovative provider of space and category management software that brings ground-breaking new tools to evaluate the impact of store layout on a company’s overall financial performance. Pairing these capabilities with WIS International’s trained workforce and real-time data capture systems will provide our customers with an accurate database to facilitate on-demand decision making.”
Michael Letchford, CEO of Fifth Dimension Ltd. said, “Fifth Dimension’s StoreMapper application, coupled with WIS International’s expert in-store auditing teams, provides the best in class capabilities to rapidly create new store plans, or validate existing layouts, to unprecedented levels of accuracy. This unique combination of StoreMapping / Auditing software enables both retailers and CPG manufacturers to maintain a “Single Version of the Truth” for store layouts, category adjacencies and merchandise compliance audits, validating or creating updated “intelligent” store floor plans on the fly. Fifth Dimension’s StoreMapper and StorePlanHQ software linked with WIS’s global resources and long established excellence in store auditing provides a value proposition that is unmatched in the industry.”
About WIS International
WIS International is one of the most trusted and experienced inventory and data collection service companies in the world. The company utilizes proprietary technology and skilled workforce to provide physical inventory counting, merchandising and data collection services to the majority of leading retailers across the globe. WIS International has over 57-years of continuous operations, 12,000+ employees and 220 world-wide offices. WIS International helps customers by increasing accuracy, reducing costs and saving management time. For more information, please visit [url=http://www.wisintl.com/v2/space-allocation.php]http://www.wisintl.com/v2/space-allocation.php[/url] or call 1-800-888-8210.
About Fifth Dimension
Fifth Dimension is the leading provider of automated store planning, macro space optimization, merchandise planning, planogram automation, virtual store technology, shopper insights and data analysis at every level of store data. Fifth Dimension’s software solutions also allow collaboration between HQ and store personnel to deliver the highest level of compliance in the real world implementation of corporate strategies throughout a portfolio of stores. Data analytics and automated design features allow clients to fully optimize store and merchandise planning initiatives in advance of costly in-store execution. Many leading global retailers have recognized the value of Fifth Dimension’s solutions and have or are in the process of implementing StorePlanHQ software. For more information, please visit www.fifth.uk.com.
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