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Press Releases / Nov. 02

United Fashions of Texas Selects Aptos Point of Sale and CRM to Promote Greater Customer Engagement and Loyalty

The Apparel, Footwear and Accessories Retailer Begins an Exciting New Chapter in its
Long-Term Partnership with Aptos and its Use of the Aptos Singular Commerce Platform

ATLANTA, November 2, 2016 – Aptos, Inc., a recognized market leader in retail technology
solutions, today announced United Fashions of Texas, a San Antonio-based chain of family apparel, accessories and home goods, has selected the Aptos singular commerce platform as the foundation for its retail technology revitalization to promote greater and more personalized customer engagement.

Founded in 1976, and operating under the Melrose Family Fashions banner, United Fashions of Texas will leverage the market-leading Aptos Store point of sale (POS) solution to support seamless experiences within its 100 stores and 345 registers throughout Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Nevada and California. The new POS solution includes mobile functionality that empowers associates to freely engage with customers throughout the store environment and improve efficiency.

Additionally, United Fashions of Texas will deploy Aptos CRM to help cultivate long-term relationships with customers and remain relevant by quickly identifying and responding to their changing needs and desires. Providing a 360-degree view of each customer, Aptos CRM provides advanced tools for customer capture, analysis, segmentation and campaign management. Today, Aptos CRM solutions are used by more than 175 leading retail brands to manage and personalize interactions with over 250 million retail shoppers.

A long-term Aptos customer, the newly selected solutions will interact seamlessly with United Fashions of Texas’s existing retail technology, which includes Aptos Merchandising, Warehouse Management and Sales Audit.

“Given the strategic significance of this investment to our business, we conducted extensive due diligence and a rigorous and highly competitive evaluation process,” said T.J. Flowers, president of Melrose Family Fashions. “We selected Aptos due to the company’s extensive experience in the apparel and footwear categories, and its technology leadership in both point of sale and retail CRM. We have enjoyed an excellent working relationship with Aptos over the years and look forward to continuing that strategic partnership into the future.”

Committed to offering value-focused family apparel, footwear, accessories, electronics and gifts, United Fashions of Texas has been able to grow its retail store footprint by 25% since first deploying Aptos technology.

“Today customer engagement calls for consistently personalized, flexible, efficient and seamless experiences, no matter when, where or how customers choose to interact,” said Noel Goggin, CEO and culture leader for Aptos. “United Fashions of Texas is very focused on meeting its customers’ needs as proven by its success to date in growth and expansion. Aptos is proud to have played a role in that success and we are excited to again partner to reinvigorate United Fashions of Texas’s customer engagement efforts to engage customers differently for continued success.” With over 125,000 stores live on its singular commerce platform available in the cloud, more than 500 retail brands across the globe rely on cloud-ready Aptos solutions.

About Aptos “Engaging Customers Differently”

In an era of virtually limitless choice, sustained competitive advantage only comes to retailers who engage customers differently – by truly understanding who they are, what they want and why they buy. At Aptos, we too, believe that engaging customers differently is critical to our success. We are committed to a deep understanding of each of our clients, to fulfilling their needs with the retail industry’s most comprehensive omni-channel solutions, and to fostering long-term relationships built on tangible value and trust. More than 500 retail brands rely upon our Singular Commerce platform to deliver every shopper a personalized, empowered and seamless experience…no matter when, where or how they shop. Learn more: www.aptos.com

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Contact:
Kristen Miller
Aptos, Inc.
+1 678 695 6566
kmiller@aptos.com

Erin Lutz
Lutz PR for Aptos
+1 949 293 1055
erin@lutzpr.com