Lucas, the Java-based store management solution from Torex Retail, is on target to become the EPoS solution of choice for small, medium and large retailers with a further 70 stores rolling the system out in the UK and Ireland.
Leading retailers, including shoe retailer Deichmann, regional department store Atkinsons, Texas in the Republic of Ireland, and JD Sports leisurewear retailers RD Scott and ATH Leisure stores, are all rolling the solution out to benefit from reduced downtime, lower total cost of ownership and integrated reporting and store management tools.
With over 8,000 installations across Europe, the recent orders highlight Lucas position as the industrys leading store management and EPoS solution. Fashion retailer Reiss has also confirmed its intention to roll Lucas out to its 30 stores across the UK, following successful implementation in its US flagship New York store.
The latest orders for Lucas across fashion and department stores markets, confirms its position as the industrys leading store management software," said Mark Sprigg, CEO, Torex Retail UK and Ireland. "Through its integration with our extensive solutions suite, we can offer retailers low total cost of ownership and flexibility to keep pace with the latest retail technology developments."
Commenting on its decision to select Torex Retails Lucas solution, Keith Jones, Finance Director RD Scott added, "We selected Torex Retails Lucas solution because it provided our companies with an opportunity to capitalise on the existing hardware investments while at the same time future-proofing our software technology. Being highly configurable, Lucas can also be set up to resemble our existing EPoS environment, making implementation and training as smooth as possible."
Using open XML-based standards, Lucas is available on Windows or Linux platforms providing retailers with flexibility and choice. The solutions store information and management modules enable retailers to monitor data and processes at the point of sale and easily execute daily or period closings. The Lucas Mix&Match discounting and promotion module provides a powerful facility for centrally controlling a wide variety of promotions and automatically sending the promotions to the tills in-store. Lucas also provides retailers with unparalleled scalability and ease of integration with loss prevention, business intelligence and merchandise management applications.