Visma Retail Enters the Turkish Market
Visma have recently announced a strategic partnership with Kesit Bilişim, in Turkey, aimed at fulfilling the strong market demand in Turkey for next generation Retail IT Solutions. This partnership includes marketing, sales, implementation and after-sales support for software products under the three Visma brands; Visma Retail Suite, Wallmob and Information Factory. Visma Retail Solutions includes Front- and Back-office applications related to ERP Integration, Master Data, Logistics, Campaigns and Promotions, Customers, Suppliers, Sales, e-Commerce integration, Replenishment and Business Intelligence for complex Retail Chains.
Kesit Bilişim initial market focus is on Vismas Omni-Channel Retail solutions that rapidly implement and that solves the solution challenges that many large retailers currently are facing when implementing Omni-channel strategies with unified information and business processes across e-commerce and physical stores. The solution consists of Wallmob POS and Visma Retail Suite.
Managing Director of VIsma Retail Software, Gaute Green-Steensrud, explains the rationale for the partnership. “Most Turkish Retailers will soon see the need for changing many customer facing IT solutions into more modern Omni-Channel solutions, including mobile Point-of-Sales, when the Turkish consumers fully adapt the global shopping behaviour where Smart Phone internet product and price comparison before shopping will change the way IT solutions in the stores must work. Currently we don’t see any local or global competitors that provides better Omni-channel add-on solutions than Visma to support the new inevitable business processes that consolidates the online business and physical store operations.”
Sales Director in Kesit Bilişim, Kerem Palabiyik, is very satisfied with the Visma partnership and is optimistic about the market demand for the Visma market leading Omni-Channel solutions, including Wallmob mobile Point-of-Sales. He comments that, “the initial market feedback on Vismas solutions is very positive, and this combined with a cultural fit in the Turkish market with Vismas openness and honesty, we both see great short and long-term partnership potential”.
Visma makes businesses more efficient, through offerings of software, outsourcing services, commerce solutions, retail IT-solutions, and IT-related projects and consulting. Visma simplifies and digitalizes core business processes within the private and public sector. 340,000 customers in Northern Europe utilize Visma’s products and services, and an additional 330,000 use Visma as a hosting partner. The group has 6,400 employees and its net revenue amounted to NOK 7,100 million in 2014. Visit Visma.com
Kesit Bilişim was founded in 2012 as a visionary information technologies software company in Turkey with domestic capital. Kesit Bilişim is focused in platform independent integration projects which allows companies to integrate their processes easily. All of Kesit’s employees are ITIL 2011 certificated in order to cover any required support components while ensuring the entire IT organization and offering service to the customers, thus, they improve customer satisfaction with a more professional approach in offering service with experience and capabilities brought to the team.
Source: Visma Retail