Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Finland's Rautakirja integrates new POS and self-service kiosk systems

According to this press release on BusinessWire:
"Retalix(R) Ltd. announced today that Rautakirja, the leading convenience chain in Finland, has selected the Retalix StorePoint(TM) Point of Sale solution and the Retalix Head Office solution, aiming to enhance customer service and to enable sales of new types of products in its R-Kioski stores.

"Rautakirja is the leading convenience chain in Finland, operating approximately 750 kiosks and convenience stores in Finland, with global operations in the Baltics, Czech Republic, Russia, Romania and Germany. Rautakirja plans to install the Retalix solution throughout its Baltic chains.

"The rollout of Retalix StorePoint to the R-Kioski kiosks is in process, and is scheduled to be completed by mid-2006. The Rautakirja project is delivered, implemented and supported by Capgemini in Finland.

"Retalix StorePoint will enable Rautakirja to sell new types of products and electronic services, such as train tickets and loading prepaid phone cards, through POS interfaces with external third party applications. Interfaces for lottery terminals, local travel ticketing, phone card sales and video rental applications have already been implemented."

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