Salmon Wins Contract to Redevelop e-Commerce Websites for Arcadia Group Limited
9 January 2006
Salmon Ltd, the IT services and consulting firm, today announced that
it has signed a contract with IBM Global Services to redevelop the
Burton, Dorothy Perkins, Evans, Miss Selfridge, Topshop, Topman and
Wallis websites for Arcadia Group Limited.
Chris Harvey, Managing Director of Salmon, commented: "We are delighted to be working with IBM Global Services for a client of the calibre of Arcadia Group Limited. Following on from our successful implementations at Halfords, Homebase and Argos this contract further consolidates our position as the UK's leading IT services organisation for companies reviewing their e-commerce IT infrastructure."
Gareth Hill, IS Director of Arcadia, commented: "Salmon's strong software and services partnership with IBM, together with Salmon's reputation for delivering next generation e-commerce sites for a fixed price gave us tremendous confidence when embarking on this initiative. We are looking forward to working with both IBM Global Services and Salmon."
Under the terms of the contract, Salmon will be responsible for:
- Detailed Functional and Technical design
- Development of dhtml web pages and "back-end" processes
- System testing
- Defect resolution during execution of the acceptance tests
- Performance tuning
The new sites will go live in June 2006.
Arcadia Group Ltd is the UK's largest independent clothing retailer with more than 2,000 outlets in high streets and shopping centres throughout the country. Arcadia Group Ltd covers seven brands in the UK and has a growing number of international stores.