Hardy Capital buys two online shoe retailers
Seattle – Hardy Capital Partners, along with a small group of Canadian investors, have acquired 100% of OnlineShoes.com, a $140 million profitable online footwear retailer based out of Seattle. Hardy Capital Partners has also acquired 100% of ShoeMe.ca, a Vancouver-based online footwear retailer, for an undisclosed amount.
Hardy intends to consolidate the two companies, creating the largest online footwear operation headquartered in Canada. The combined entity will have more than 250 employees across North America with combined annual revenues of approximately $186 million. The company will offer a selection of more than 350 shoe brands and 35,000 different shoes serving more than 1.5 million customers in 2014.
Epicor launches Retail Store for Windows 8
Dublin, Calif. – Epicor Software Corp. has launched Epicor Retail Store Edition for Windows 8. The application gives retailers a POS solution that uses the Windows 8 operating system to empower store associates to deliver a personalized customer experience.
Epicor Retail Store Edition for Windows 8 provides access to rich value-added customer and product information and allows associates to recommend or suggest products from an endless aisle. Other features include streamlined transactions and a more efficient checkout process.
Epicor Retail Store Edition for Windows 8 can be run on a wide range of today’s Windows 8-enabled devices – either at the register or on a tablet, desktop or Windows mobile device.
IDology releases new solution, expands to Mexico
Atlanta – IDology, a provider of identity and age verification solutions, has released ExpectID Global GeoTrace, a new anti-fraud tool designed to help identify and eliminate location-based fraud. In addition, IDology has expanded its global identity verification solution, ExpectID Global, to now include coverage for Mexico.
This gives companies doing transactions in Mexico the ability to verify identities and maintain compliance using IDology’s flexible, on demand fraud platform. ExpectID Global now provides users with identity verification capabilities in Mexico, Canada and the U.K.