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Serena & Lily Optimizes its Supply Chain Network with Infor

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Infor Retail Helps Leading Home and Lifestyle Retailer Strengthen its Supply Chain Network to Meet Today's Business Challenges

NEW YORK, Sept. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Infor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced that Serena & Lily, a leading home and lifestyle company, plans to strengthen its supply chain through a planned rollout of Infor cloud-based applications. By leveraging machine learning, cloud flexibility, holistic supply chain insights, and a beautiful interface that changes based on context, Serena & Lily can position the organization for perpetual evolution.


Specifically, Serena & Lily will implement Infor GT Nexus Commerce Network solutions, which includes modules for Purchase Order Collaboration, Procure to Pay, and Factory Management Quick Ship Advance Ship Notice. These applications will allow the retailer to take advantage of Infor's next generation capabilities without the traditional rip-and-replace model of legacy platforms.

"We are excited to enter the next phase of growth for Serena & Lily with Infor's solutions empowering our supply chain. As we expand our reach, the ability to reduce friction in our supply chains and enhance visibility throughout our network is crucial," said Sean Connelly, senior vice president, Inventory Planning & Allocation, Serena & Lily. "Infor has the holistic vision and, more importantly, a deep understanding of how the cloud enables a network-centric supply chain built for retail. We are confident that our partnership with Infor will provide us the necessary tools to consolidate our supply chain and vendor collaboration on one platform, ultimately fueling the company's long-term growth."

Infor's retail-specific applications will help Serena & Lily better address customer needs by creating a more seamless PO collaboration, and accelerating the flow of inventory. In addition, users can manage the financial side of their supply chain through invoice, payment and deductions management, and continue to expand supply chain visibility through better understanding of inventory both within the factory as well as throughout the supply chain network.

"Supply chains remain key to retailer's success. With Infor, organizations like Serena & Lily can take advantage of a global network and machine learning with artificial intelligence and next-generation retail applications to deliver value early and often," said Corey Tollefson, senior vice president and general manager, Infor Retail.  "We are thrilled to support Serena & Lily's growth strategies and to partner with them as they continue to grow their presence."

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About Serena & Lily
Founded in 2003, Serena & Lily brings a sophisticated coastal aesthetic to home decor. With its mix of original and curated designs, Serena & Lily empowers customers to discover their own personal style and express it with confidence.

Anchored by color, pattern, and craft, the brand's categories include bedding, fabrics, furniture, outdoor, decorative accessories, nursery, and art. Their five design shops in San Francisco, East Hampton, Los Angeles, Westport, and Newport Beach reflect the individual spirit of each location, giving each store a unique flavor while offering customers the opportunity to experience Serena & Lily products in a variety of settings.

About Infor
Infor builds business software for specific industries in the cloud. With 16,000 employees and over 90,000 customers in more than 170 countries, Infor software is designed for progress. To learn more, please visit

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