Infosys Collaborates with SAP on Mobile Applications to Enhance Retail Sales Cooperation Aimed at Boosting Productivity and Enabling Consumer Packaged Goods Companies to Gain Critical Business Insights via Wireless Tablets and Smart Phones

BANGALORE, India, May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Infosys, a global consulting and technology leader, announced it is collaborating with SAP on development of mobile applications for the retail industry. These efforts are focused on giving consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies anytime, anywhere access to sales representatives and merchandisers, enabling them to capture information from the field to make them more competitive and agile.

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Specifically, Infosys has cooperated with SAP on development of the SAP® Retail Execution mobile application version 3.0. The application powers work Infosys does for CPG companies, along with their merchandisers and promotions planners. It streamlines sales forces by providing data via user-friendly mobile devices, instead of cumbersome laptops and user interfaces. The applications also provide critical business insights that help grow sales and more efficiently perform in-store activities like surveys, audits, order taking, promotion compliance and other functions. Infosys is continuing this cooperation on development of future versions of SAP Retail Execution.

The Infosys mobility practice has more than 2,600 core professionals and vast experience in developing and deploying mobile solutions across various industry vertical markets.

Infosys will showcase its capabilities for SAP Retail Execution and the SAP HANA® platform in booth 139 at the SAPPHIRE® NOW conference, being held in Orlando, Fla., May 14-16.

Quotes:

Rajesh Murthy, Global Head of SAP practice, Infosys:

"SAP Retail Execution helps CPG companies boost return on brand and promotion investments by increasing promotional compliance and monitoring the success of new products. Our partnership with SAP creates new opportunities for organizations to maximize the data their systems generate, which improves the speed and confidence of their decision making."

Related Links:

  • Infosys SAPPHIRE NOW microsite here.
  • Infosys Practice for SAP Solutions here.
  • Infosys Mobility Solutions and Services here.
  • SAP Retail Execution Mobile App here.
  • SAPPHIRE NOW website here.

About Infosys

Infosys partners with global enterprises to drive their innovation-led growth. That's why Forbes ranked Infosys #19 among the top 100 most innovative companies. As a leading provider of next-generation consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions, Infosys helps clients in more than 30 countries realize their goals. Visit http://www.infosys.com and see how Infosys (NYSE: INFY), with its 156,000+ people, is Building Tomorrow's Enterprise® today.

SAP, SAP HANA, SAPPHIRE and all SAP logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of SAP AG in Germany and in several other countries. All other product and service names mentioned are the trademarks of their respective companies.

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For more information please contact:

The Americas
Jay Barta
Infosys, U.S.
Phone: +1-510-926-7840
Jay_Barta@Infosys.com 

SOURCE Infosys




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