Software solutions provider Island Pacific Inc's Retail Pro division has signed a new contract with garment company American Apparel, through business partner One Step Data, which provides American Apparel with Retail Pro licenses for twenty additional stores including 100 additional users.

Mike Tomczak, president and chief Operating officer for Island Pacific said: "Supporting our customers as they grow and their needs change is basic to the business strategy for both Island Pacific and One Step Data."

According to Dan Jablons, vice-president, sales & administration for One Step Data, the company has been able to help American Apparel by combining the power of Retail Pro software with its consulting, training, and support services.

American Apparel boasts the largest garment factory in the US, employing over 3,000 people at one location, as well as 11 national and nine international retail locations.

One Step Data is the largest reseller for Retail Pro, with over 1,000 of its clients using the application.

Island Pacific specialises in retail merchandising, store operations, customer relationship management, and multi-channel software solutions, serving over 9,000 retail clients in more than 70 countries.