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With New Clothes and Hairdo, Clarus Asks for Pin Money
Clarus Corporation, having unloaded all of its back-end software business, is asking the market to fund its new life as an E-procurement vendor.

clothes wordlist  New Clothes and Hairdo, Clarus Asks for Pin Money Event Summary Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ: CLRS) used to be a peach of an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) vendor with a product line containing financial and human resources applications. It had revenues of $17 million in 1998, up from $12.3 million in 1997. However, the company threw off its old friends and lifestyle by selling its ERP business to Geac Computer Systems, Inc. and Geac Canada Limited for $14.5 million in 1999. Clarus has recast itself

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