US retailer Brooks Brothers has selected Oracle Retail optimisation and customer engagement solutions to enhance it store systems and support its store and outlet operations.

Oracle's Retail Xstore POS and Oracle Retail Customer Engagement software will offer Brooks Brothers flexibility and scalability for its 250+ store network across North America. 

"After an intensive review of the Oracle partners in the field, we selected SkillNet's Professional Services and Expert Services teams to support and enhance our store systems," says Sahal Laher, EVP and CIO of Brooks Brothers. "SkillNet has been a true partner listening to our business requirements and adapting their offerings to a model that not only aligns with but also compliments our operational structure, showing great capability and flexibility of resources."

Founded in 1818, Brooks Brothers specialises in men's suits and outerwear, but also sells women's and children's apparel. Through partnerships, Brooks Brothers has 150-plus stores in around 15 countries including Chile, China, Italy, and Japan. The company is owned by Retail Brand Alliance (RBA).

Anurag Mehta, chief operating officer for SkillNet, said of the partnership: "We are thrilled Brooks Brothers has selected us to support and continue development of their store systems and omni-channel roadmap. It's an absolute privilege to be able to support one of America's oldest and highly regarded fashion retailers, and we look forward to helping their IT team maintain its high standards of quality and excellence for the Brooks Brothers customer."