NEC Provides Headquarter and Store Systems for Convenience Stores in Malaysia
Leveraging DCMStar/ChainStore global retail solutions
Tokyo, Aug 26, 2013 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701), in
partnership with NEC Malaysia, is providing headquarter systems and convenience
store systems for Halalink Worldwide (M) Sdn Bhd (Halalink), the largest
health, beauty, cosmetics and perfumery retailer in Malaysia. Halalink plans to
expand into 300 locations throughout Malaysia within the next three years.
NEC is providing the Halalink headquarters and stores with DCMStar/ChainStore
systems that include the TWINPOS G5, a compact POS terminal suitable for use in
retail stores. Future system deployment, in line with Halalink's planned
expansion, will be handled jointly by NEC's Regional Retail Business
Support Center (RBSC, *1) and NEC Malaysia.
These systems standardize the selection of products and inventory control
operations that were formerly carried out separately for each store. This
integration enables greater efficiency and uniform store management operations.
Moreover, these systems also support the e-money point cards used at Halalink
"We view this order from Halalink as confirmation of their high regard
for NEC's DCMStar/ChainStore solution, which integrates NEC's
know-how from many years of experience in providing systems for multi-store
chain retailers," said Chikara Ishii, senior vice president, NEC.
While aiming to expand its retail solutions business globally, NEC has
commercialized DCMStar/ChainStore, set up the RBSC, and is continually
conducting training courses on retail solutions for its international
Going forward, in addition to contributing to the business expansion and
optimization of management operations for Halalink, NEC aims to leverage these
achievements to further expand its global retail solutions business.
(*1) The RSBC is an organization established in Malaysia by NEC to formulate
regional strategies, provide sales and technical support, and train personnel
for its retail solutions business.
About NEC Corporation
NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) is a leader in the integration of IT and network
technologies that benefit businesses and people around the world. By providing
a combination of products and solutions that cross utilize the company's
experience and global resources, NEC's advanced technologies meet the
complex and ever-changing needs of its customers. NEC brings more than 100
years of expertise in technological innovation to empower people, businesses
and society. For more information, visit NEC at http://www.nec.com.
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