OLR Supports Store Growth at Gordmans

  OLR Supports Store Growth at Gordmans

The Omaha-based home furnishings retailer is poised to continue on a
successful path to expanding its store base by nearly 40 percent over a
three-year period, including opening ten new stores in fiscal 2013.

Business Wire

OMAHA, Neb. -- June 24, 2013

Gordmans Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq:GMAN) is a chain of Midwestern department stores
which carry a large assortment of name brand apparel for all ages,
accessories, footwear, gifts, designer fragrances, fashion jewelry, accent
furniture, home fashions and more, at savings up to 60 percent off department
and specialty store prices.

CEO Jeff Gordman identified strong potential for expansion from the Midwest
into under-served markets across the central United States. It was apparent
the company's legacy IT systems would not support such growth.

After a thorough selection process, Gordmans opted to move forward with the
Oracle^® Retail platform. With a reputation for rapid scalability, the
solution set included the broad retail functionality Gordmans needed to
enhance its capabilities, including core merchandising foundation, inventory
management, pricing, retail financials, warehouse receiving, and sales
auditing. To guide the technology transformation, Gordmans chose OLR as its
systems integration and support partner. OLR’s consultants worked with
Gordmans internal IT team to clearly map system requirements and tailor a
first class solution to support current needs and the vision for the future.

"OLR provided knowledgeable and engaged consultants," stated Richard Heyman,
CIO at Gordmans. "Many companies profess that they develop partnerships with
their clients; OLR actually delivered on that promise."

From the start, OLR played a vital role in helping Gordmans achieve its
business goals. With a clearly defined yet flexible methodology distilled from
years of experience in Oracle Retail programs, OLR offered the tools,
collateral, and templates to support a smooth and efficient transition. The
engagement spanned Gordmans’ entire initiative, from initial analysis and
project scoping to post go-live transition support. Today, OLR provides
assistance with skilled application resources that enable the retailer to
focus on key strategic initiatives and benefit from OLR’s ability to deliver
ongoing improvements alongside day-to-day systems support.

OLR is a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork.

About OLR
OLR (OLRretail.com) is an award-winning global retail solutions provider and
systems integrator. OLR's dedicated focus on retail transformation serves
clients in areas includingsystem implementation, upgrades,planning &
optimization,application support, hosting andmanaged services.

Founded in 1998 by one of Retek’s four original members, OLR provided the
first Retek (now Oracle Retail) Remote Development Center, and has been
helping clients worldwide gain the greatest possible value from their Oracle
Retail solutions for more than 15 years.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's
partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and
implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and
support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved
to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business
opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners
to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through
competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To
find out more visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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Contact:

OLR
Maureen Leisdon, +1 612-436-4988
maureen.leisdon@OLRretail.com
 
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