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GERS Retail Systems Announces Strategic Alliance With Harbinger Corporation As Their Electronic Commerce Partner

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GERS Retail Systems has successfully signed an agreement with Harbinger Corporation, a worldwide supplier of Electronic Commerce software, services and solutions for supply chain management. Harbinger will now be a part of the GERS Alliance Program as their partner for Electronic Commerce (EC)/Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and GERS becomes a member of Harbinger's Alliance program as a Valued Added Reseller. The utilization of Harbinger as GERS' new EC/EDI partner means the following benefits for GERS customers: reduced transaction cost, improved accuracy, lower inventory costs, and improved document tracking, all in an easy-to-learn CD ROM based training format. The Harbinger product, TrustedLink Commerce, is Windows based, Year 2000 compliant and requires less training and implementation time. The system will also allow transaction sets to be more easily developed. Harbinger, one of the largest electronic commerce providers in the world is the store level provider of choice for the Lifestyles Group. "We're happy to be partnering with Harbinger as they will truly allow us to be a full systems provider" said Dennis Conforto, GERS Vice President. "Plus, they have an impeccable reputation in the industry as the best source for Electronic Commerce" Built within an Oracle relational database to facilitate optimal growth, the GERS retail product, the GERS product, the GERS Sequel System, alleviates retailers of manual tasks by providing real-time automation of integral daily tasks such as sales, inventory, merchandising, and accounting. San Diego-based GERS Retail Systems provides fully integrated, Open Systems computer solutions software, hardware, and comprehensive training for department stores, specialty stores, Home Furnishings retailers, and Consumer Electronics/Wireless retail operations. For more information on GERS e-mail at gersinfo@gers.com

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