Persistent Systems develops experience commerce platform for retail

Persistent Systems, a provider of outsourced
software product development (OPD) services, announced that they have developed
an innovative e(experience)Commerce platform, called
KLISMA, that promises to deliver higher value and trusted
experience to consumers for their planned, normal and impulse purchases. 


Offered as a cloud service, KLISMA offers a
bouquet of services such as mobile shopping leveraging the inbuilt camera, next
generation BI & Analytics that enables retailers better predict consumer
shopping behavior, virtual showrooms for retailers to display their products,
and more.


Since our pilot launch in Pune six months
ago, over 20 national retailers, 200 local retailers and 100,000 consumers are
now on the KLISMA Platform, which validates the technology and its value
proposition,” said Ajay Aggarwal, chief customer experience Officer, KLISMA.

At Persistent, we are always working on
bringing innovative ideas and cutting-edge technology to market and KLISMA is a
very good example of that. India’s retail market is growing faster than the GDP
of the country and we see a very big opportunity for a platform like KLISMA,” Aggarwal
added .


KLISMA is a great concept and provides real
value to our employees.  More importantly, it provides a great buying
experience, which is what really matters,” said Ashish Dabholkar, HR manager,
NVIDIA Corporation.


KLISMA’s management team includes retail
industry experts like Ajay Agarwal, who pioneered point of sale software
solution for retail industry and K Radhakrishnan, president of Future Fresh,
and a veteran in food retailing and supply chain in India, as the strategic
advisor for KLISMA. KLISMA has been developed as a part of Persistent Systems
IP led initiative and is now looking for strategic partners to take KLISMA
technology to the next level through a spin off model.


KLISMA has been beta tested across 100,000
registered users across 45+ corporates including Persistent Systems, BMC
Software, Nvidia, Vinsys, KPIT, Terradata, Rsystems, Xpansion to name a few.
The 200+ merchant-base includes Lawrence and Mayo, Bombay Store, The Four
Fountain Spa and Sia Life styles amongst others. KLISMA has its presence in
Pune, Bangalore, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Goa and plans to enter other metro
cities this year. KLISMA platform can also be used as a customer management
solution by mall owners to deliver enhanced shopping experience to customers
visiting their malls.


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