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Escalate Retail, the entity created by the merger of GERS Retail Systems and Ecometry, today announced it has signed five new retailers: Emporium Luggage, Ice.com, Trailblazers, Touring Club Suisse, and Video Plus.
Escalate Retail, the entity created by the merger of GERS Retail Systems and Ecometry, hasn’t wasted any time signing new customers. The company, provider of sales, merchandising, and loyalty systems for retailers, e-retailers, and direct marketers, today announced it has signed five new retailers: Emporium Luggage, Ice.com, Trailblazers, Touring Club Suisse, and Video Plus.
Emporium Luggage (Irv’s Luggage Warehouse), will implement Escalate Retail’s Commerce Suite and POS solutions. Ice.com, the Montreal-based online jewelry retailer which also owns Diamond.com, has selected Escalate Retail Commerce, CRM, Gift Registry, and Business Intelligence solutions. Trailblazers, a company that sells add-ons for trucks, will integrate store and web channels with Escalate’s Commerce and POS solutions. Touring Club Suisse, a Swiss membership organization providing roadside, travel, and leisure services, will implement the Escalate Retail Commerce Suite. Video Plus, a company that provides communications tools to the direct selling industry, has chosen Escalate Retail’s Commerce Suite.
“The Escalate Retail technologies we have chosen to run our Ice.com and Diamond.com businesses will ultimately assist us in streamlining our operations while allowing us to do more of our site and marketing initiatives seamlessly and efficiently,” says Shmuel Gniwisch, CEO of Ice.com. “This puts us on an exciting path as we grow our companies to the next level.”