Q4 Systems Announces New Contract With International Housewares Company

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ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill., Oct. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Q4 Systems Corporation (OTCQB:QFOR) ("Q4"), an IT software company that develops and implements mission-critical cloud-based enterprise systems for both Fortune 500 companies and smaller enterprises, today announced a new contract with COOKINA®, an international housewares company that sells its products through international retailers such as Walgreens, Target, and Costco.

RetailSphere, Q4's innovative mobile application platform for retailers, has been implemented by dozens of retailers and franchises. RetailSphere provides retailers with a seamless, integrated communications system that provides an interface for consumers, distributors and suppliers.

Q4's retail mobile application platform will allow COOKINA® to heighten customer engagement, improve communications and reach, and boost sales and efficiency. RetailSphere integrates seamlessly with backend CRM, ERP and accounting systems, and offers such powerful tools as secure Mobile, Social & eCommerce, and Store Check-In.

Dr. Nandu Thondavadi, CEO of Q4, stated, "We are very pleased that COOKINA®, a leading housewares company, chose our mobile retail platform over our competitors. Gartner predicts the market size for e-commerce and cloud-based retail software such as RetailSphere will be $3 billion in 2013. This represents a significant market opportunity for Q4."

About Q4 Systems Corporation

Q4 Systems is an IT software company that develops and implements mission-critical cloud-based enterprise systems for both Fortune 500 companies and smaller enterprises. With over 400 employees operating in 5 countries, Q4 services over 150 companies worldwide. The company is a leading provider of Health Exchange platforms and a proprietary set of SMAC (social media, mobility, analytics and cloud computing) technology solutions to enterprise clients in the Financial Services, Health Care, Retail, Manufacturing and Telecommunication sectors. More information about Q4 Systems can be found at http://www.qfor.com.

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