Extreme Brandz Group of Companies Selects MICROS Simphony and MICROS myinventory for Quick Service Concepts Extreme Pita, Mucho Burrito, Purblendz, and Via Cibo implement MICROS cloud-based solutions
COLUMBIA, Md., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce the implementation of its cloud-based MICROS Simphony and MICROS myinventory by Canadian-based restaurant company, Extreme Brandz. The Simphony and myinventory installation includes over 350 quick service restaurants throughout North America and International under the names Extreme Pita, Mucho Burrito, Purblendz, and Via Cibo.
Extreme Pita was founded in 1997 with the opening of its first Extreme Pita Restaurant in Waterloo Ontario, Canada. Extreme Brandz was founded in 2006 with the opening of Mucho Burrito. Since then, the franchises has flourished, necessitating Extreme Brandz to standardize on an advanced point-of-sale solution that can facilitate enterprise management and reporting.
MICROS Simphony is a cloud-based, enterprise enabled point-of-sale solution for the hospitality industry. The integrated system links POS transactions and back office functions, allowing enhanced business management, increased employee productivity, and greater customer satisfaction. MICROS Simphony offers a flexible configuration that can operate in a single location or thousands of locations across brands and continents. This feature made MICROS Simphony the perfect choice for Extreme Brandz. MICROS Simphony also provides the tools and integration necessary to allow Extreme Brandz to focus on web-based revenue growth.
"MICROS Simphony has allowed us to accelerate our Restaurant Development opening plans. With access to real-time enterprise data, we can expand rapidly due to increased revenues and cost controls that are provided by MICROS Simphony and MICROS myinventory," stated Mark Cunningham, Vice President Global Business Development for Extreme Brandz.
Mark Scott, Vice President of MICROS Canada added, "We are pleased to partner with such an innovative and forward-thinking company. The cloud-based MICROS Simphony solution, combined with MICROS' direct global support network, ensures that the Extreme Brandz technology partnership with MICROS will support its international expansion."
About Extreme Brandz
Extreme Brandz is a leading Canadian quick service restaurant franchisor of Extreme Pita, Purblendz Mucho Burrito and Via Cibo. Based in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, and Co-founded by brothers Alex and Mark Rechichi.. In 2011, Extreme Brandz ranked on Entrepreneur magazine's list of top restaurant franchises and won the 2011 Company of the Year Pinnacle Award. Today there are over 350 Restaurants of Extreme Pita, Mucho Burrito and Purblendz across North America. Via Cibo Italian will open its first restaurant in Toronto April 2013. For more information, visit www.extremebrandz.com.
About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides enterprise applications for the hospitality and retail industries worldwide. Over 370,000 MICROS systems are currently installed in table and quick service restaurants, hotels, motels, casinos, leisure and entertainment, and retail operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. In addition, MICROS provides property management systems, central reservation and customer information solutions for more than 30,000 hotels worldwide, as well as point-of-sale, loss prevention, and cross-channel functionality for more than 150,000 retail stores worldwide and 17,000 Fuel and Convenience stores. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.
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