C&T has been awarded Best Business Solution (Product & Service) Award: Certificate of Merit at the Hong Kong ICT Awards 2017 in recognition of the outstanding global-vision design of ChainStorePlus ERM, the Group's flagship enterprise retail management software (ERM). The Award Presentation Ceremony was held by the Hong Kong Computer Society at HKUST Business School Central on March 31, 2017.
> The Hong Kong ICT Awards was established in 2006 with the collaborative efforts of the industry, academia and the government to promote outstanding information and communications technology ("ICT") applications by Hong Kong's ICT enterprises in their constant pursuit of creative and better solutions to meet business and social needs.
The award-winning ChainStorePlus is an integrated retail management platform for global businesses. ChainStorePlus enables retailers to deploy outlets for multiple brands across countries and manage their retail operations with a global perspective. The success of this unique design is proven among its prestigious pool of customers comprising international retail groups, listed companies and leading brands, covering more than 3,000 sales outlets in over 20 countries across Asia and Europe. The retail businesses are empowered by ChainStorePlus to efficiently launch overseas branches with precise localization, to maintain holistic customer relationship and loyalty management with global bonus points and promotion integration, to obtain real-time global inventory data for instant customer inquiry and reservation services, and to centralize approval control of regional procurement requests.
Mr. Cheung Wai Lam, Derek, Chief Executive Officer of C&T Holdings, said, "This accolade from ICT Awards is particularly encouraging to our professional team at Sanyo Extended which became an integral part of C&T Group in early 2015, who have been leveraging all the experience in serving the retail industry for over 30 years. Today's ChainStorePlus is refined through responding to the latest trends of global retail and applying new technology.” He concluded, “With a global vision in the positioning and design of ChainStorePlus, we are excited to take more ambitious local brands to the global retail market, while bringing further international brands into the emerging China.”