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eFuture Provides POS and Back-office Retail Management System to China Sport Industry Group
Aug 05, 2008 (08:08 AM EDT)
BEIJING, Aug. 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- eFuture Information Technology Inc. ("eFuture"), a leading provider of front-end supply chain management software solutions and services to China's retail and consumer goods industries, today announced that it has signed a contract to provide China Sport Industry Group Co., Ltd. ("China Sport") with its eFuture ONE POS- ERP Retail Management System (the "system"). The system consists of point-of- sale ("POS") payment and back-office management modules.
eFuture has installed the system at China Sport's headquarters and on nearly 100 POS terminals at specialty stores selling licensed 2008 Beijing Olympic products at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. The terminals will be located within a 3,000 square meter market on the north side of the "Bird's Nest" National Stadium, as well as at 12 branches including the National Stadium, National Aquatic Center, Fencing Hall of the National Convention Center, Main Press Center, International Broadcast Center, Olympic Hospitality Center, Triathlon Venue and others. eFuture expects to have the system installed and operational at all locations by August 8, 2008.
About China Sport Industry Group Co., Ltd.
China Sport Industry Group Co., Ltd. is a leading Chinese sports marketing and consulting company whose primary activities include sports tournaments, the development and management of sporting events, fitness programs and sports consulting services. Recently, the China Olympic Committee selected China Sport Industry Group to assist in the planning of the opening and closing ceremonies, market development and other activities surrounding the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. China Sport Industry Group was jointly established in March 1998 by the National General Administration of Sports Fund Management Center, the National General Administration of Sports Lottery Management Center, the National General Administration of Sports Equipment Outfitting Center, the Chinese National Sports Foundation and the Shenyang Housing Industry Company. The China Sport Industry Group is the largest joint-stock company in China's sporting industry, and the only publicly traded company held by the National General Administration of Sports.
About eFuture Information Technology Inc.
eFuture Information Technology Inc. is a leading provider of front-end supply chain management software and services in China. eFuture provides integrated software and services to manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, logistics companies and retailers in China's front-end supply chain market, especially in the retail and fast moving consumer goods ("FMCG") industries. eFuture currently serves more than 1,000 clients, including over 15 Fortune 500 companies, over 800 retailers and over 200 distributors operating in China. eFuture is one of IBM's premier business partners in Asia Pacific and is a strategic partner with Oracle, Microsoft, JDA, Motorola and Samsung Network China. eFuture has over 616 employees and 20 branch offices across China.
For more information about eFuture, please visit http://www.e- future.com.cn/ .
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Specifically, eFuture cannot guarantee that it will have the aforementioned system installed and operational at each of the aforementioned locations by August 8, 2008.
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Further information regarding these and other risks is included in eFuture's annual report on Form 20-F and other documents filed with the SEC. All information provided in this press release and in the attachments is as of August 5, 2008, and the company undertakes no duty to update such information or any other forward-looking information, except as required under applicable law.
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