BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Demandware®, Inc. (NYSE:DWRE), the industry-leading provider of enterprise cloud commerce solutions, today announced that Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH; SEHK: 6388) has re-platformed its flagship site, Coach.com, on the Demandware Commerce Cloud. The company switched from its previous platform to Demandware’s cloud solution to gain greater business agility and to fuel growth across channels and geographies.
Coach is a leading New York design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections for men and women. Started in 1941 as a family-run workshop, the company went on to define approachable luxury for a generation and today has more than 1,000 directly-owned and operated stores worldwide as well as a global network of wholesale and distributor partners.
Coach moved to its new platform in order to better support the company’s omni-channel business transformation and international expansion plans. Demandware provides a more flexible and scalable model aligned with the company’s growth strategy and enables Coach to keep pace with its evolving consumer base. With Demandware, Coach has a robust and always-current platform that puts control in the hands of business users, with the operational benefits of the cloud.
“We weren’t just looking for a new ecommerce platform; we wanted to fundamentally change our operational model to gain better control and be able to execute across channels and geographies faster,” said David Duplantis President, Global Marketing, Digital & Customer Experience at Coach. “We selected Demandware because its cloud model enables the speed and agility we need to pursue our strategic initiatives today and into the future. We are very pleased with the initial launch and are confident that Demandware is the right strategic partner as we continue our digital transformation.”
The new Coach.com launched on Demandware in January with an evolved modern luxury customer experience. The company plans to leverage the Demandware platform for further international expansion and to accelerate omni-channel operations.
“We’re thrilled to be working with Coach, one of the most iconic brands of our time,” said Jeffrey Barnett, COO, Demandware. “Our solution is proven to scale and support the needs of the largest and most complex enterprise retailers in the world. With Demandware, Coach now has a robust digital backbone for omni-channel commerce that will easily scale to support its growth and the evolving needs of its global, multi-channel business. We are fully committed to their success and look forward to a close working relationship.”
The site implementation was led by SapientNitro, a Demandware LINK Solution partner.
About Coach, Inc.
Coach, established in New York City in 1941, is a leading design house of modern luxury accessories and lifestyle collections with a rich heritage of pairing exceptional leathers and materials with innovative design. Coach is sold worldwide through Coach stores, select department stores and specialty stores, and through Coach’s website at www.coach.com. Coach’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol COH and Coach’s Hong Kong Depositary Receipts are traded on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited under the symbol 6388.
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