Touchretail uses Report Sharp-Shooter for Silverlight to develop next generation reporting module

July 20, 2011 – Tampa, Florida – Perpetuum Software LLC is happy to announce that Touchretail a UK-based company specializing on integrated Retail Management Systems has chosen Report Sharp-Shooter for Silverlight by Perpetuum to develop an advanced Reporting Module to manage data of their retail systems.

Online PR News – 23-July-2011 – – Touchretail develops, supplies and supports integrated Retail Management Systems for many of the UK and Irelands leading independent retailers. Their customer portfolio ranges from retailers with over 1,000 employees to the independent family business.

Having several retail systems, and also working with the Inventory System that is under development at the moment, Touchretail needs to build an advanced reporting module to market it to all current and future customers of the company. The existing systems have several types of data and reports and a new reporting module must consolidate all the information and provide a single unified reporting schema.

After reviewing several software products to address the requirements to a new reporting module, Touchretail team finished their research on Report Sharp-Shooter: “We were looking for a reputable product that would work well with Silverlight, enable fast report design, and work well for browser-based reports. Product reviews by other developers, and the fact that Sharp-Shooter was developed specifically for Silverlight were important in our decision making” – comments the decision Stu Francis, Technical Development Director at Touchretail.

“Indeed, our Report Sharp-Shooter was the first reporting tool on the market developed specially for Silverlight platform. At the same time, as a.NET reporting engine Report Sharp-Shooter has being developed and marketed for about 8 years so far, thus fully meets the demands of developers in terms of report design features, data source connection, and any other important aspects of reporting’’ – says Mikhail Pieson, CTO in Perpetuum Software LLC about Report Sharp-Shooter for Silverlight.

Touchretail were able to develop their new Reporting Module in a short space of time, and they liked the straightforward report designer. Stu Francis, Technical Development Director at Touchretail continues: ‘The Perpetuum product has enabled our customers to extend the life of their existing Touchretail system, while planning for their next generation reporting systems – which will also use Perpetuum’s Report Sharp-Shooter for Silverlight.’

Report Sharp-Shooter for Silverlight is available for free evaluation:

About Perpetuum Software LLC:
Perpetuum Software LLC is a premier developer of .NET components and libraries for reporting, data analysis, and visualization intended for the creation of corporate applications in Windows Forms, ASP.NET, and Silverlight. Thousands of enterprises in more than 70 countries use Perpetuum Software products to build robust applications and use them across all the main industries: from retail to aerospace. The company stands as Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.

About TouchRetail:
TouchRetail is a privately owned company with a team that cares passionately about our products and service. Based in Staffordshire, we support our user-base throughout the UK and Ireland. Originally known as Retail Accounts, the company was established in 2004 to develop retail specific accounting and management reporting software, while at the same time supporting many retailers with legacy systems and managing their progression from legacy software and hardware to the latest technology. From an original user-base mainly in the Department Store sector, we have developed integrated stock control, EPOS and online website systems for independent retailers largely in the fashion and sportswear sectors.