K3 and Apptitude team up to make business better for fashion and apparel clients
Laren, The Netherlands. April 30, 2019 – Cloud-based business platform innovator Apptitude and K3, a leader in Microsoft technology solutions for fashion companies, announced today that they are partnering to offer leading edge solutions for the fashion and apparel industry.
This partnership combines K3's subject matter expertise in the fashion market and its solution K3|pebblestone, which fully supports Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, with product extensions built for the industry, as well as Apptitude’s specific expertise regarding equipping sales reps with digital product catalogues and ordering facility on a well-design mobile app and state -of-the art B2B webshop for retailers to order directly.
Apptitude guides customers such as Scotch & Soda, Björn Borg, Triumph and Strellson with its Colect.io B2B suite to business excellence with a structured methodology and industry leading solutions for sales, marketing and distribution. The powerful combination of Apptitude's international customer base, delivery excellence, our innovative corporate character, and K3’s industry expertise will provide fashion and apparel companies insight and control over all their commercial processes.
Robert Bolland, Director of Sales & Customer Success at Apptitude said: “With our cloud-based platform Colect.io and smart solutions we help manufacturers, brand owners, distributors and agencies in the fashion and related industries such as sport apparel, footwear, body fashion to improve their business processes. By intensifying our partnership with K3|pebblestone we are offering both our current customers and new mutual customers a fully-integrated and outstanding solution consisting of fashion and apparel specific functionality. This partnership perfectly fits our strategy to further expand and solidify our leading position in the European fashion wholesale market."
Roderick Madna, Product Group Manager K3|pebblestone at K3 Business Technologies: "I am thrilled to enter in a strategic partnership with Apptitude and their platform Colect.io that develop state of the art mobile and cloud based business solutions specifically for the fashion industry. Combining our strengths and expertise in the fashion industry will not only create more depth in our proposition, but will also help us extend our value add for our customers which will help them achieve their goals faster and more efficiently”
About Apptitude and Colect.io
Apptitude (formerly known as Apps4Fashion) is a world-class mobile solutions provider for the fashion industry, with over 300 fashion brands and 60,000+ retailers worldwide using their smart sales and order tools on a daily basis.
Colect.io delivers integrated scalable solutions for Mobile Sales, B2B and In-Store Sales for brands in Fashion, Footwear, Sportswear, Body Fashion and Accessories. They digitalize Sales, Marketing and Distribution processes allowing fashion brands, agencies, distributors, and retailers to connect via a mobile and cloud-based platform, improving the time-to-market, reduce costs of physical catalogues, salesman samples, and look-books, and expand their global footprint. It allows both sides to grow their business more quickly through efficient and impactful exchange of product information, assortment planning, order processing, and data analytics. Learn more at www.colect.io
About K3 and K3|pebblestone
K3 is a leading digital innovator realizing results for our clients and their customers through our Software, Services, and our partner ecosystem. With 3,700 customers, 40,000 users across 50 countries K3 is passionate about providing end to end business solutions, through the power of our people, and our chosen industry vertical solutions, Retail, Wholesale and Distribution and Discreet Manufacturing in the cloud, hybrid and on-premise.
K3|pebblestone is a fully integrated, proven solution tailored to the needs of small and medium sized fashion and apparel companies. All of the essential pre-sales to supply business processes are covered including; planning, design, sourcing, purchasing, logistics, warehousing and financial administration.
Learn more at www.k3software.com/pebblestone-fashion
K3 Business Technologies: Roderick Madna
Phone: +31 (0) 646 350 347 Email: Roderick.Madna@k3btg.com
Apptitude (Colect.io): Robert Bolland
Phone: +31 (0) 629 439 072 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org