Gant accelerates EDI connections through FashionUnitedThursday, 26 March 2009
Gant global selects FashionUnited eBusiness to
accelerate EDI connections with retail partners Gant Company AB, the Stockholm based global head office of lifestyle brand Gant, has entered into a long term agreement with FashionUnited eBusiness, Almere, The Netherlands for initializing EDI connections between Gant global, Gant distributors, mono brand Gant Stores and last but not least: independent Multi brand retailers around the world.
Quote from Henrik Fredin, CFO of Gant Company AB, Sweden : “Our choice for FashionUnited eBusiness as facilitator for EDI connections is based on efficiency. We have a single connection with FashionUnited eBusiness and from there the different connections to the retailers are set up. Many of Gant’s key-accounts as well as many internationally operating brands are connected to FashionUnited eBusiness and FashionUnited eBusiness has proven to be a continuously growing international EDI platform.”
Quote from Olaf Laarhoven, CEO of FashionUnited eBusiness BV, The Netherlands : “We are pleased to add the international A brand Gant to our client portfolio. Not only because the name will enhance our position in the market, but also because our retail customers handling Gant can optimize their business processes.”
About Gant Company AB
Gant was launched in 1949 and the brand is inspired by the authentic American East Coast heritage. At this moment the brand has more than 4.000 point of sales of which 220 Gant Stores are divided over 67 countries. The collections include ladies, men’s, and children’s fashion, watches, shoes, glasses, perfumes and furniture. Gant has a turnover of more than 650 million Euros and was bought by Maus Frères S.A., also brand owner of Lacoste and Swiss department stores Manor.
About FashionUnited eBusiness
FashionUnited eBusiness is an internationally operating independent company which offers “software as a service” to the international fashion branches in the field of supply chain integration and EDI. FashionUnited eBusiness can be integrated with nearly any ERP system for apparel, shoes and sportswear.