VISEO and EVS join forces to expand retail offering and digital services in China
Singapore – July 5th, 2021 – VISEO, a global technology company specializing in digital transformation services, and EVS, a Cegid gold partner with extensive expertise in Cegid Retail POS solution roll-out for retailer companies, today announce that they are joining forces. This acquisition supports VISEO long-term growth plan to strengthen its international presence in China mainland and Hong Kong to better serve its clients and build its position as a leader in deploying Cegid Retail’s Unified Commerce & Global POS solutions. EVS has worked with large retailers in China and the region.
In APJ, VISEO has established its head office in Singapore in 2009 and is also located in Hong Kong. VISEO builds technological assets for its clients to serve their strategic ambitions. VISEO has already deployed Cegid Retail POS solution for clients in China mainland and Hong Kong but welcoming EVS into VISEO reinforces its capabilities and creates synergies with the group’s expertise.
Chinese consumer behavior and retail trends are constantly evolving. Retailers must stay on top of these changes and remain flexible. VISEO will continue to provide them with the most adequate assets for their physical and digital retail strategies. VISEO is poised to a full range of services from core-model build and roll-out, implementation, regional AMS, to additional digital services offering from the group. VISEO bolsters its APJ presence to best meet its clients’ needs and support global roll-out in China, Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Philippines, and Australia.
"We are very pleased and honored to welcome EVS as part of VISEO, this move reflects our ambition for China and Hong Kong, and will consolidate our partnership with Cegid to better serve our retail clients in the APJ region." says Olivier Dhonte, VP APJ and Chairman of the VISEO Group.
"Our two companies share the same understanding of clients' transformation priorities in the retail sector. Join forces become stronger. Merging can help to penetrate a new market, fulfil customer needs, and boost the power. Gaining a new geographical area or a specific niche in the industry.” explains Jerry Lau, Owner of EVS.
Nathalie Echinard, Director of the Retail Business Unit at Cegid adds, “We’re excited that VISEO and EVS, two leading Cegid partners are joining forces to merge their technical expertise and retail experience and expand their geographical footprint to better serve Cegid’s retail customers. Asia is a key market for Cegid Retail customers and this new partnership brings new benefits to retailers in this region”.
VISEO a global IT consulting firm specialized in assisting its clients with their IT and digital transformation. VISEO uses technology as a powerful lever of transformation and innovation to help its clients take advantage of digital opportunities, address new uses and compete with new players who change the rules of the game. With 2200 employees working on 5 continents, VISEO combines agility and complementarity of its areas of expertise – design of new products and services, digitization of business processes, data valuation, digital assets development - to make digital a real lever of competitiveness and performance.
Founded in May 1992 in Hong Kong, EVS became a key CEGID partner in Asia since 2013 by providing high quality of implementation and support services to retailers in HK, China, Macau, Taiwan and South-east Asia. EVS has received the “Most supportive Partner Award” in 2017 & 2018.
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