CORESense Launches Retail Competitiveness Index Survey

Free self-assessment tool helps retailers determine their effectiveness in multiple categories of retail management and develop more competitive strategies to succeed.

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NEW YORK - AUGUST 27, 2008 CORESense Inc., a leading developer of on-demand, multi-channel retail management software for small and medium-sized retailers (SMRs), today announced the launch of the company's Retail Competitiveness Index Survey. The survey is an interactive self-assessment tool designed to help SMRs get a clearer picture of how effectively they are competing in five different areas of retail management. Developed in-house by CORESense using best-in-class retail management practices, the survey is free to use and provides a personal score-card with recommendations on how the retailer can improve their ability to reach and acquire new customers, convert shoppers to buyers, deliver customer service, build customer loyalty, and achieve a faster return on their IT investment. "We developed this survey as a creative and engaging way to provide valuable information to SMRs," said Chris Martin, Director of Marketing at CORESense. "There are many things that retailers can do to improve how they measure up against their competition. By doing a quick and easy self-assessment, SMRs can walk away with tangible advice based on their own current practices on how best to close the gap with their competitors." To complete the Retail Effectiveness Survey, go to

About CORESense

CORESense is a leading SaaS-based retail system company serving small to medium-sized specialty retailers in selling hard and soft goods including sporting goods, apparel and accessories, shoes and wine. Founded in 2000, CORESense's mission is to create a competitive advantage for SMRs by providing them access to a single, fully integrated multi-channel retail management system with the features and function needed to compete and win in today's demanding marketplace in a software-as-a-service delivery model that fits their business and their budget. The CORESense solution is the first and only SaaS-based retail management system that supports an entire retail business from brick-and-mortar retailing to ecommerce to merchandising and back office operations management to customer relationship management in one fully integrated web-accessible solution. It is the preferred retail management solution of small to medium-sizes retailers who need a powerful and fully integrated enterprise-grade solution to achieve their business goals. CORESense has offices nationally and is headquartered in historic Saratoga Springs, N.Y. For additional information about CORESense and our market leading solution visit us a or call (866) 229-2804.