Retalix Integrates QlikView Technology

Expects business intelligence solution to provide retailers, distributors with world-class business analytics

Expects business intelligence solution to provide retailers, distributors with world-class business analytics

Lund, Sweden, and Ra'anana, Israel — January 3, 2006 — Retalix Ltd., a provider of integrated enterprise-wide software solutions for food retailers and distributors, and QlikTech today jointly announced their formation of an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partnership. Retalix will power its Retalix InSync Analyzer Business Intelligence application with QlikTech's QlikView engine.

The companies said the combination of Retalix's experience in retailing and distribution with the analytics technology from QlikTech creates an analytics applications suite for retailers and distributors that will improve their ability to gather, store, analyze and access important data for making better business decisions.

Retalix InSync is a Web-based portfolio of synchronized software applications designed and developed to meet the requirements of retailers and distributors in the grocery and foodservice industries. These applications automate essential retailing, distribution and supply chain operations, which enable users to increase operating efficiencies while improving customer acquisition, retention and profitability.

QlikTech's flagship product, QlikView utilizes a single architecture that covers all types of analysis and reporting needs for all organizations, as well as scales to meet the needs of any organization.

"We chose QlikView as Retalix InSync Analyzer's analytic engine to leverage QlikView's flexibility and ease of implementation and use to satisfy our customers' business intelligence needs. This collaboration brings us one step closer to realizing fully our vision of synchronized retail and distribution, which employs a flexible and customizable architecture, so that customers can capture the full benefits of their investments in modernizing IT systems," said Gil Roth, vice president, Analytics and Optimization Solutions, at Retalix Ltd.

QlikTech and Retalix said they are both confident that Retalix customers will soon see the benefits of this new relationship in the form of an analytics tool to run and optimize their business.