MICROS-Retail, a division of MICROS Systems, Inc., and leading provider of retail technology for the specialty and general merchandise retail industry, is pleased to announce that, for the third year running, MICROS-Retail has placed in the top three of the Top 20 Software LeaderBoard of solutions companies as ranked by retailers.
The company ranked second overall, a calculation based on the breadth of its solutions, revenue factor, and customer satisfaction.
MICROS-Retail also scored high in fourteen subcategories including "Leaders in Customer Satisfaction," "Leaders in Return on Investment,” "Technology Innovation,” and “Leaders in Product Reliability.”
In addition, MICROS-Retail was recognized in nine new categories this year, including “Overall Performance” and “Quality of Service,” among others.
"Over the past few years, MICROS-Retail has emerged as one of the elite companies in the RIS News Software LeaderBoard and, in the just-released 2011 report, MICROS-Retail is recognized for superior customer satisfaction in more categories than ever before. Dedication to clients pays big dividends in LeaderBoard rankings, and MICROS-Retail is reaping the rewards of its efforts," states Joe Skorupa, Group Editor-in-Chief of RIS News.
The survey, conducted by an independent third-party research company on behalf of RIS News, invited thousands of retailers to rate 99 software vendors in terms of technology innovation, ROI, support, ease of installation, TCO, reliability, recommendation, ease of administration/maintenance, ease of integration, and overall performance.
The researchers also evaluated the breadth and depth of the companies' product offerings and its fiscal strength.
"MICROS-Retail's continued success is a testament to the strong and healthy partnerships we cultivate with our clients, many of which have been with us for more than a decade," states John Gularson, President of MICROS-Retail.
"Our team works hard to provide the best-in-class software and services for today's multi-channel retailer. We are pleased to be recognized for those efforts by the industry and our clients.”
MICROS-Retail offers software solutions including point of sale, eCommerce, mobile point of sale, loyalty and CRM, loss prevention and analytics,order management, inventory management, and merchandise and supplier management. Services include creative and user experience design, business consulting, hosting, and managed services.
Hundreds of retailers around the world—including bebe, Cabela’s, Charming Shoppes, Chico’s, Godiva Chocolatier, Gucci, Guess, IKEA, The Limited, Payless ShoeSource, Polo Ralph Lauren, Staples, Starbucks Coffee, Vera Bradley, and Whirlpool—rely on MICROS-Retail to strengthen their businesses and deliver results across all retail touchpoints: store, web, direct and mobile.
Headquartered in the Boston, MA area, MICROS-Retail has offices and affiliates across the globe. To learn more, please visit www.micros-  retail.com.