CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A newly formed partnership with leading national footwear company Rack Room Shoes makes Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) the exclusive provider of electronic security and monitoring services for the family footwear retailer throughout the United States. Founded in 1920, Rack Room Shoes operates over 500 stores in 34 states under the store brands Rack Room Shoes and Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse, with over 6,500 employees nationwide. Diebold's electronic security business will deliver comprehensive security solutions including intrusion, fire, video and monitoring services as well as its industry-leading online customer portal, SecureStat®, for all Rack Room Shoes and Off Broadway Shoe Warehouse locations.
"Rack Room Shoes is known for providing its customers with outstanding products and service; therefore, it's imperative that our security partner is a leading expert in the field with a focus on building a relationship that enhances our security and our success," said Johnny Turner, director, loss prevention, Rack Room Shoes. "We recognize Diebold to have the vision, knowledge and resources to be that partner, truly vested in Rack Room Shoes and our loss prevention strategies and results."
"Diebold is proud to be the new security partner of Rack Room Shoes," said Tony Byerly, executive vice president, electronic security, Diebold. "As a national retailer, Rack Room Shoes needs a security provider that focuses solely on the unique needs of business customers with the resources to deliver monitoring services and the necessary standardization of technology, solutions and processes across the United States. Diebold's electronic security business is uniquely qualified to deliver on all accounts and we look forward to a long and successful security partnership with the Rack Room Shoes team."
Diebold recently announced an agreement with Securitas AB to divest its electronic security business in North America. This contract will be transitioned to Securitas in connection with the pending sale.
About Rack Room Shoes
Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., Rack Room Shoes is the family footwear retailer of choice. Known as an innovator in the shoe industry for more than 90 years, Rack Room Shoes offers a wide selection of Nationally recognized and private brands of great shoes for men, women and children in comfort, dress, casual and athletic categories. For more information, visit Rack Room Shoes' website at www.rackroomshoes.com.
Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) provides the technology, software and services that connect people around the world with their money - bridging the physical and digital worlds of cash conveniently, securely and efficiently. Since its founding in 1859, Diebold has evolved to become a leading provider of exceptional self-service innovation, security and services to financial, commercial, retail and other markets.
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