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07/02/2014 | 10:17am US/Eastern
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GK Software AG: GK Software enhances market share in North America02.07.2014 / 16:16


Schöneck, 2. July 2014 - GK Software AG, in conjunction with SAP, has been
awarded a significant North America win with the retail giant Loblaw
Companies Ltd. Canada's largest retailer has opted to purchase the "SAP
Store Device Control by GK" software solution marketed by SAP. This product
offers the complete infrastructure to control stores in a modern
omni-commerce architecture. GK Software US Inc. will handle the
implementation of the software in this project.

About Loblaw Companies
Loblaw Companies Limited is Canada's largest retailer and was founded in
1919. The corporation's portfolio of products not only includes food and
pharmaceutical items, but also banking and telecommunications services. The
group generated sales exceeding the equivalent of EUR 22 billion in more
than 2,300 corporate or franchise stores in 2013; it employs more than
192,000 people.

About GK SoftwareGK Software AG is one of Europe's leading technology developers and
providers of standard software for the retail sector, and offers an
extensive range of products for stores and enterprise headquarters. Thanks
to its open software solutions in the GK/Retail Suite, which can be used
with any platform and is fully programmed in Java, the company has
established itself as one of the retail market's leading providers of
technology and innovations. Its software enables retail chains with
numerous stores to optimally manage their business operations, offering
them significant potential for saving costs and implementing customer
loyalty programs and hence helping them to improve their competitiveness.
The company employs 550 members of staff (figures for 31 December 2013)
across its headquarters in Schöneck (Germany) and other business locations
in Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Russia and USA. GK Software AG's
customers include many well-known retailers from both Germany and beyond,
including Galeria Kaufhof, Parfümerie Douglas, Coop (Switzerland), EDEKA,
Hornbach, JYSK Nordic, Lidl, Migros, Netto Marken-Discount and Tchibo. The
software is currently being used at 188,000 installations across
approximately 33,300 stores in more than 35 countries. The company has
grown rapidly in recent years and its sales revenues totaled EUR 42.5
million in 2013. Since launching the company in 1990, the two founders
Rainer Gläß (CEO) and Stephan

Kronmüller (deputy board member), together with the experienced management
team, have shaped GK Software AG into a profitable company exhibiting
strong growth.

Further information about the company:

GK Software AG
Dr. René Schiller
Tel.: +49 37464-84-264
Fax: +49 37464-84-15

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Language:    English
Company:     GK Software AG
             Waldstraße 7
             08261 Schöneck
Phone:       +49 (0)3 74 64 84 - 0
Fax:         +49 (0)3 74 64 84 - 15
ISIN:        DE0007571424
WKN:         757142
Listed:      Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (Prime Standard);
             Freiverkehr in Berlin, München, Stuttgart

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