KWI Acquires E-Commerce Platform Best Retail, Offers Unified Commerce Solutions to Fashion Brands and Specialty Retailers

NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading cloud-based retail technology platform KWI announces today the acquisition of New York-based e-commerce company Best Retail. Best Retail has quickly become one of the leading e-commerce platforms for top fashion brands such Steven Alan, Echo Design and J. Lindeberg. This acquisition reinforces KWI’s mission to make retail a seamless experience for shoppers, and KWI will now offer brands a personalized and integrated solution to better meet the needs of customers, wherever they shop.

“Shopping today takes place both online and off. The savviest brands know that there is opportunity to be captured by providing customers with a seamless, integrated commerce experience,” said Sam Kliger, CEO of KWI. “We are excited to offer brands the tools they need to maximize their customer’s experience, whether that’s online, in the store, or both.

For over 30 years, KWI has worked with notable fashion brands and specialty retailers such as 7 For All Mankind, Bandier, Veronica Beard, David Yurman, Theory, Tom Ford and Nars, offering retail technology solutions such as Point of Sale, Merchandising, e-commerce, CRM and Loss Prevention Solution. KWI also powers the CFDA’s Retail Lab, a mentorship program which provides fashion designers a real-world education in retail. KWI represents thousands of stores with millions of transactions across over 100 retailers and is one of the largest solution providers of POS in specialty retail.

“Throughout our partnership with KWI, the company has been uniquely forward looking in offering solutions that optimize a customer’s experience, everywhere they shop,” said Steven Alan, CEO of Steven Alan. “It’s rare to find a technology solution that can offer both brick and mortar and e-commerce capabilities, not to mention an integration between the two. KWI is leading the way in the next era of unified commerce.”

More information about KWI can be found here.

About KWI;
Since 1985, KWI has been a leader of cloud based retail solutions. KWI offers a complete commerce solution for specialty retailers of all size. KWI’s cloud based technology solutions include point of sale, merchandising, eCommerce, CRM and Loss prevention for brands such as 7 For All Mankind, Bandier, Veronica Beard, David Yurman, Theory, Tom Ford and Nars. The company is based in Greenvale, New York.

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