180s Goes Live on CenterStone's iVendix

Online B2B ordering capability available 24/7 enhances dealer support and customer service; reduces paper documents and adds timely outreach to buyers
Author:
Updated:
Original:

Baltimore, Md. and Denver, Colo. - CenterStone Technologies, Inc., an international developer of Web-based sales order management software for manufacturers of apparel, footwear and accessories today announced that 180s is live on the company's iVendix software application. iVendix will provide 180s with a business-to-business (B2B) online ordering solution for their retail dealers and sales reps. Now that 180s is live on iVendix, dealers and sales reps will be able to view automated catalogs, check on the availability of product, place orders, and track and monitor the status of those orders since it is accessible 24/7 via the Web.

“Providing superior customer service to our specialty retail accounts is vitally important to 180s. Although we have great products, we also want to be certain that we help our retail partners keep their shelves and racks stocked with these same great products. To do that, we need a state-of-the-art B2B solution. In our mind, a proven solution is one that our retailers will quickly adopt, and in the outdoor recreation, snow sports and the sporting goods industries CenterStone has become the industry standard. With many thousands of specialty retailers already using their iVendix application, we are confident that 180s' dealers will also be quick to embrace CenterStone's solution. We can easily update special offers to buyers and provide updates on new products or additional inventory with timely buyer-specific outreach. We also expect that our new B2B solution will limit the exchange of paper documents between our dealers and sales reps and will reinforce 180s' commitment to environmental sustainability,” said Susan Shafton, CEO of 180s.

“180s is known as an innovative brand that has rapidly captured a large percentage of the accessory business in the active sports and lifestyle markets. Theirs is a product line that specialty retailers continually need to reorder, and now these same retailers are going to be able to handle their reorders at their convenience, even when 180s traditional customer service channels are closed. iVendix delivers a large and extensive user community that is growing at a very rapid pace. And it is the adoption rate by this user community that will drive the ROI for 180s,” said Tom Detmer C.E.O. of CenterStone Technologies.

Brands that currently use CenterStone's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform and make the company's other solutions available to retail customers and sales reps include: The North Face, JanSport, Vans, Reef and VF Imagewear, part of VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC); Pearl Izumi; Marmot Mountain, Ex Officio and Marker Apparel, brands of Jarden Corporation (NYSE: JAH); Under Armour (NYSE: UA); Helly Hansen; Perry Ellis Intl. (NASDAQ: PERY); Geneva Watch Group; Cleveland Golf; SmartWool, a division of Timberland (NYSE: TBL); RipCurl; Billabong; Sport Obermeyer; Smith Optics; KHS Bicycles; Dale of Norway; O'Neill Clothing; Hot Chillys; Petzl; Sole Technology; Icebreaker; Four Star Distribution (C1RCA); Fresh Produce Sportswear; Yakima Products; Patagonia Europe; The Orvis Company; Life is good®; The Quiksilver Rossignol Group; Timbuk2; ShockDoctor and others.

180s. Always Out There

Baltimore-based 180s revolutionized accessories with the introduction of the original behind-the-headâ„¢ ear warmer in 1995. The company continues to turn things upside down with numerous patented technologies used in gloves, eyewear and performance apparel. With distribution in retail channels from sporting goods to department stores, 180s' award-winning designs allow people to get out and do more. 180s. Always Out There. Check out our newly redesigned website www.180s.com.

About CenterStone Technologies, Inc.

CenterStone Technologies, Inc. operates a multi-tenant, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform and provides Web-based B2B e-commerce applications in six languages and local currencies in North America and Europe with widespread adoption by specialty retailers and sales reps. CenterStone's e-commerce solutions processed more than $1.2 billion dollars in wholesale transactions in 2007. CenterStone makes vendors more competitive by driving revenue growth, providing increased inventory turns at retail, reduced customer service costs, and greater speed to market, thus improving relationships with their customers – retail dealers. Additional information about CenterStone Technologies, Inc., based in Denver, Colo., can be found at www.centerstonetech.com.

Editor's Note: Product and company names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners. # # #

Related

180s Selects CenterStone's iVendix

Baltimore, Md. and Denver, Colo., January 21st, 2008 — CenterStone Technologies, Inc., an international developer of Web-based sales order management software for manufacturers of apparel, footwear and accessories today announced that 180s, www.180s.com, has selected the ...read more

SIGG USA bolsters green practice with CenterStone's iVendix

Stamford, Conn., and Denver, Colo. - CenterStone Technologies, Inc., an international developer of Web-based sales order management software for manufacturers selling through specialty retail distribution channels, today announced that SIGG USA of Stamford has selected the ...read more

Orvis Selects CenterStone’s iVendix

CenterStone Technologies, Inc., an international developer of Web-based sales order management software for manufacturers of outdoor and hunting gear, apparel, footwear and accessories, today announced that The Orvis Company of Manchester, Vt. has selected the company's iVendix ...read more

Yakima Products Selects CenterStone’s iVendix

For immediate release, Beaverton, Oregon and Denver, Colo. - CenterStone Technologies, Inc., an international developer of Web-based sales order management software for manufacturers of apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that Yakima Products of ...read more

Patagonia Europe goes green with CenterStone's iVendix

Denver, Colo. USA, and Annecy and Paris, France – CenterStone Technologies, an international provider of Web-based ordering solutions for manufacturers of apparel, footwear, equipment and accessories, today announced that Patagonia has selected the company's iVendix application ...read more

Icebreaker Now Live on CenterStone’s iVendix B2B E-Commerce Solution

CenterStone Technologies, Inc., aninternational developer of Web-based sales order management software for manufacturers of apparel, footwear, equipment andaccessories, today announced that Icebreaker, the New Zealand-based manufacturer of merino wool activewear, will be live ...read more

The Quiksilver Rossignol Group Selects CenterStone’s iVendix

Park City, Utah and Denver, Colo. – Tuesday, March 25, 2008 CenterStone Technologies, Inc., an international developer of Web-based B2B e-commerce software for manufacturers selling through specialty retail channels, today announced that The Quiksilver Rossignol Group is now ...read more

SmartWool® Launches CenterStone Technologies' iVendix

Steamboat Springs and Denver, Colo. - After months of planning and implementing, SmartWool, the outdoor industry's leading Merino wool apparel, socks and accessories company, launched its new state-of-the-art business-to-business (B2B) system last week in partnership with ...read more

Life is good® Selects CenterStone’s iVendix

Boston, Mass. and Denver, Colo. – Tuesday, March 4, 2008. CenterStone Technologies, Inc., an international developer of Web-based B2B e-commerce software for manufacturers selling through specialty retail channels, today announced that Life is good® has selected the company's ...read more