PizzaExpress India Selects MICROS for Its Operations

COLUMBIA, Md., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MICROS Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRS), a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that PizzaExpress India, a venture of Bharti Group in India, has selected MICROS as its technology partner for its four current restaurant locations and for its fifth location opening in April.

PizzaExpress is a leading pizza chain known for its authentic Italian food made from fresh ingredients, impeccable service standards, unique restaurant designs and overall warm experiences, and was one of the first restaurants to adopt an open kitchen concept where customers can watch the making of a pizza live and interact with their chefs.  With 489 restaurants in the United Kingdom, Middle East and Asia using MICROS, PizzaExpress plans rapid expansion in India through its joint venture with Bharti Group.  To support this expansion, PizzaExpress India has selected MICROS for its point-of-sale, inventory, and business intelligence software. With its strong worldwide presence, offering, training, service, and support for its state-of-the-art solutions, MICROS is able to address the increasing demands of this globally expanding restaurant chain.

"At the restaurant level, MICROS RES is extremely user friendly for our employees and has improved order accuracy, resulting in an improved guest experience and increased profitability. In addition, MICROS myinventory is doing an excellent job of streamlining our inventory processes," stated Sanjay Nandrajog, CEO, PizzaExpress India. "From a corporate standpoint, mymicros.net provides our management team real-time reporting and business intelligence. These capabilities allow the team to make time sensitive and immediately actionable decisions, which affect all facets of our business from a local level and corporate level. We are confident that MICROS will continue to provide us with superior software solutions and services as we expand our operations."

"We are very pleased to expand and strengthen our partnership with PizzaExpress India as it embraces more innovative solution for its expanding operations in the emerging Indian market," added Stefan Piringer, President, Asia Pacific for MICROS Systems Inc. "Through our comprehensive solutions and reliable local support team, MICROS is committed to providing PizzaExpress India with the tools it requires to automate more of its business functions, allowing more time to focus on its guests and expanding business."

About PizzaExpress
PizzaExpress is one of the world's leading casual dining and consumer brands. Established in 1965 in London, UK it is a part of Gondola Holdings Ltd, a privately owned group. They have 425 managed restaurants in the UK and 64 restaurants internationally across 9 markets. Gondola entered a joint venture with Bharti Group, one of India's leading conglomerates to launch the brand into India. Follow PizzaExpress on twitter @pizzaexpressIN and Facebook on PizzaExpress India.

About MICROS Systems, Inc.
MICROS Systems, Inc. provides leading enterprise-wide applications, services and hardware for the hospitality and retail industries. Serving an extensive portfolio of clients worldwide, MICROS solutions are utilized in hotels, casinos, table and quick service restaurants, retail, leisure and entertainment, fuel and convenience, cruise, and travel operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. MICROS combines its industry knowledge and expertise to provide cloud-based, mobile and on premise solutions that allow its clients to streamline operations and successfully engage their customers. 

MICROS applications include point of sale, property management, central systems, business intelligence, eCommerce, loyalty, CRM, loss prevention, distributed order management, labor management, inventory management, and merchandise planning solutions. MICROS services include hosting and SaaS, platform implementation and integration, strategic business consulting, interactive marketing, design services including creative and user experience, and managed services. MICROS stock is traded through NASDAQ under the symbol MCRS.

For more information on MICROS and its advanced information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, please contact Louise Casamento, Vice President of Marketing at (443) 285-8144 or (866) 287-4736. You can also visit the MICROS website at www.micros.com or send an email to info@micros.com.  Follow MICROS on Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and the MICROS Blog.

The MICROS logo is a registered trademark of MICROS Systems, Inc.
All other product and brand names are the property of their respective owners.

Contact: Louise J. Casamento
Vice President of Marketing
443-285-8144                               
lcasamento@micros.com

SOURCE MICROS Systems, Inc.



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