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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.

pin fed labels  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 as an

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NetSuite to Perfect Omnichannel Order Management


NetSuite continues to round out its exacting capabilities for retailers and distributors. Having acquired the Retail Anywhere cloud point of sales (POS) system in early 2013, on the eve of the SuiteWorld 2013 conference NetSuite has acquired OrderMotion Inc., a provider of order management solutions based in Burlington, Massachusetts, for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition of OrderMotion’s cloud

pin fed labels  generate real-time rates, print shipping labels, and automatically send package tracking information to shoppers. All of these capabilities are delivered with the multicurrency and multi-tax support required to deliver truly global commerce. One would be hard pressed to find such broad retail e-commerce and OMS capabilities elsewhere in the cloud . Read More

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