Vestis Retail Group Uses PlumSlice to Power New eCommerce Architecture

Jan 07, 2016, 09:00 ET from PlumSlice Labs

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- PlumSlice Labs, a pioneer and leader in the development of collaborative product cloud applications for digital commerce ecosystems, today announced that Vestis Retail Group has completed the implementation of PlumSlice's cloud-based platform to streamline the new eCommerce architecture for its three brands:  Eastern Mountain Sports, Sport Chalet and Bob's Stores.

"We continue to invest in best in class technologies that will advance our position as a leader, delivering a world class omnichannel experience for our customers," said Tom Hassell, vice president of eCommerce at The Vestis Retail Group. "We selected PlumSlice as one of those technologies, and their partnership and commitment to our success has been extraordinary. Our ability to manage product information has been greatly enhanced with the introduction of PlumSlice. During implementation, the company demonstrated a willingness to go the extra mile which contributed directly to our successful re-launch of three eCommerce sites in time for the holidays."

PlumSlice has developed a suite of workflow-based modules that help retailers collaborate, manage product information, select and develop products, and engage customer feedback. Uniting all the stakeholders in product management, including internal employees, external partners, and vendors, a single highly productive team is created.  This approach enables retailers to better handle the challenges of the omnichannel environment effectively and efficiently.

"We are excited to work with The Vestis Retail Group to help build and enhance their omnichannel experience for their customers," said PlumSlice Labs CEO and founder Abnesh Raina. "Our goal is always to make the digital commerce ecosystem cohesive, transparent and easily navigated for both the retailers and their partners, helping deliver a truly superior customer experience."

About Vestis Retail Group
Based in Connecticut, Vestis Retail Group, formed by Versa Capital Management, operates Bob's Stores, Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS) and Sport Chalet. Bob's is a 60-year-old, award-winning Northeastern retailer of value-oriented footwear, apparel and work wear. EMS is the second largest U.S. multi-channel retailer of human-powered outdoor sports apparel and equipment with stores in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states. Founded in 1959, Sport Chalet is a premier, full service specialty sporting goods retailer operating stores in Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah and features the industry's top sports brands in apparel, footwear, and sports equipment. More information is available at and

About PlumSlice Labs
By leveraging the latest developments in cloud collaboration, big data and mobile business technology, PlumSlice Labs provides a suite of web and mobile apps to help retailers manage and sell their products more economically, creatively, and efficiently.

PlumSlice Labs facilitates highly efficient digital commerce functions including: product research and conceptualization, product development and selection, product information and digital asset management - through automation, workflow and collaboration, creating a single highly productive, nimble and flexible team.

PlumSlice Labs was founded by a team of retail, ecommerce, and technology veterans and is headquartered in San Francisco, Calif. with satellite offices in Miami and New Delhi. Contact

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