News | June 19, 2012

BlueStar UK Forms Partnership With Retail Pro International to Provide Integrated Point-Of-Sale Solutions

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STAFFORDSHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM. BlueStar, a leading global distributor of ADC, Mobility, Point-of-Sale, RFID, Digital Signage , and Security technology solutions, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Retail Pro International to provide integrated Point-of-Sale solutions across multiple vertical markets in the United Kingdom.

"Retail Pro International is delighted to welcome BlueStar on board for what is going to be an exciting and dynamic time," said Ken Ritchie, Retail Pro Channel Manager for Northern Europe. "We think they will play a fundamental part in the growth of the Retail Pro customer base.  Our customers expect the highest levels of service and BlueStar has been chosen by Retail Pro because we know they can deliver on this promise."

As international leaders in Point-of-Sale solutions, BlueStar UK's partnership with Retail Pro will create new bundled options and develop seamlessly integrated business-management solutions. Solutions consist of POS Systems and peripherals, Self-Checkout, Headquarters and Hosting Applications, Back Office Applications, Electronic Shelf Labels, Mobile/Wireless Systems, Digital Signage, and many more.

"We are proud of this new partnership," said BlueStar EMEA Marketing Manager Ricard Ferrer. "Retail Pro International offers excellent solutions, a strong brand name, and their product portfolio completes our POS offering to our VARs in the UK, helping them to drive incremental sales."

Retail Pro has been the POS software of choice for leading retailers worldwide who require a sophisticated solution for handling multi-currency, multi-tax, and multi-language store operations with utmost control and flexibility. And with a global network of Business Partners offering localized installation, customization, and support-that now includes BlueStar in the UK-resellers are capable of thriving in any location and culture worldwide.

BlueStar recently expanded into the United Kingdom in late 2011, and introduced a new Point of Sales Solutions division in early 2012. BlueStar's global headquarters are located in Hebron, Kentucky, with additional locations across the United States, Canada, Latin America, and Europe, including France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, and Scandinavia.

ABOUT RETAIL PRO
Retail Pro International, LLC is a global leader in Point of Sale, Store Operations, Merchandising, Planning, Business Intelligence, and Payment Processing software applications for the specialty retail industry. For over 20 years, Retail Pro has enabled specialty retailers to achieve their full potential through a unique, scalable, reliable, and highly customizable retail management solution. Today, Retail Pro is used by more than 52,000 retail stores globally in markets such as fashion, luggage, footwear, collectibles, gifts, home furnishings, sporting goods, and accessories. With unparalleled functionality, flexibility and ease-of-use, Retail Pro has established itself as a trusted solution for today's specialty retailers worldwide. The solution is delivered through a global network of business partners to over 84 countries, translated in 18 languages. For more information, please visit www.retailpro.com.

ABOUT BLUESTAR
BlueStar is the leading global distributor of solutions-based ADC, Mobility, Point-of-Sale, RFID, Digital Signage, and Security solutions. BlueStar works exclusively with value-added resellers, providing them with complete solutions, business development and marketing support. The company brings unequaled expertise to the market, offers award-winning technical support and is an authorized service center for a growing number of manufacturers. BlueStar is the exclusive distributor for the In-a-Box Solutions Series , delivering hardware, software and critical accessories in one bundle with technology solutions across all verticals.  For more information, please contact BlueStar Europe at +44-1785-218500, BlueStar US at 1-800-354-9776 or visit www.bluestarinc.com.

SOURCE: BlueStar, Inc.