Island Pacific and Group USA Sign Agreement for Island Pacific Merchandising Solution; Implementation of Island Pacific Direct

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IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Island Pacific, a division of 3Q Holdings (ASX:TQH), announced today that Group USA has decided to purchase and deploy the Island Pacific Omni Channel solution including Island Pacific Direct (IP Direct), as well as, implement the latest release of Island Pacific Merchandising System (IPMS).

Group USA's decision to implement the fully integrated Omni Channel offering from Island Pacific will be key to the modernization of their key business solutions. The initial phase of the project will be to deploy the IPMS and IP Direct solution. This will facilitate a seamless and efficient solution that will enable Group USA to use the multi-channel order management process and, with integration to their e-Commerce web site, allow them to further leverage and increase sales across all channels of the enterprise.

Behshid Zandi, Chief Operations Officer, Group USA and Camille La Vie commented, "Group USA searched for a totally integrated one stop solution from one vendor. Given the success of Island Pacific's IPMS solution in our business for many years, it was an obvious choice to continue to partner with them on the additional business solutions they can offer to meet the future demands and challenges of our business needs."

Richard Gaetano, COO Island Pacific said, "We are delighted to be working closely with Group USA and ensuring their solution is set for the planned future growth. With the implementation of IP Direct and the significantly enhanced functionality in our latest release of IPMS, we are confident that we can partner with them on this project as the first of many to achieve their planned growth."

Island Pacific continues to develop and deploy high value and innovative omni channel software solutions that enable retailers to manage the entire scope of their operations and to understand, create, manage, and fulfill consumer demand. These operations include core merchandising, point-of-sale, mobile, customer relationship management, vendor relationship management, demand forecasting, planning, replenishment, allocation, promotional and event planning.

About Group USA and Camille La Vie

Group USA & Camille La Vie are America's premier retailer of designer prom dresses, bridal gowns, separates, shoes and accessories. From their store wide network to their convenient on line web-store, Group USA and Camille La Vie offer women a truly one stop shopping experience for all their special occasion dressing.

About Island Pacific

Island Pacific is a global leader in retail merchandising and store operations software solutions. For 30 years, Island Pacific has been a thought leader in retail software solutions, and has developed a reputation for delivering high-quality, high-reliability software to the retail industry. As a result, Island Pacific is a leading resource for scalable, flexible and affordable solutions for retailers around the world.

Island Pacific, a division of 3Q Holdings Limited ( was founded in 1978. The company is headquartered in Irvine, California, and has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand.

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