MISSION VIEJO, CA – August 17, 2012 – EASE, Inc. is proud to announce the addition of two great retailers to their list of clients using RetailEASE engineered labor standards software. RetailEASE is used in over 20,000 store locations by retailers such as Home Depot, AutoZone, Burlington Coat Factory, Lowes, Safeway, Walgreens, Stater Bros., Toys R Us, Petsmart and many others.

Iceland is a supermarket chain in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Iceland’s primary product lines include frozen foods, such as frozen prepared meals and frozen vegetables. The company has an approximate 1.8% share of the UK food market.

Indigo Books & Music is a Canadian retail bookstore chain selling books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, gifts, and toys through its website and in its stores. Its banners currently include Indigo Books & Music, Chapters, World’s Biggest Bookstore, Coles, SmithBooks, IndigoSpirit, and Prospero-The Book Company.

Axsium, who exclusively uses RetalEASE software to develop labor standards for their customers, has worked with EASE for many years. Axsium is the world’s largest workforce management consulting practice. Their consultants have unparalleled experience helping large organizations with their workforce management initiatives. Equally important, many came from the industries that they now serve and provide valuable real-world experience that is unmatched by our competitors.

Michael Linos, CEO and President of EASE Inc. said, “Both Iceland and indigo Books are great examples of retailers that want to use engineered labor standards to feed their workforce management systems. The value of using relevant and up to date labor standards in a retail operation, is the ability to more effectively schedule l and mange labor in the stores. EASE has worked with many companies, linking RetailEASE to their selected Workforce Management System giving store operations valuable information at their fingertips.”

RetailEASE ensures that Iceland’s and Indigo’s Industrial Engineering resources are well utilized and focused on what is important in their store operations. By using a predetermined time system and libraries of optimized labor standards their Industrial Engineers will be far more productive than if they were still using time study. RetailEASE is designed to help Industrial Engineers develop standards quickly and accurately, and maintain these standards continuously with very little effort.

About EASE Inc. 

EASE Inc. was founded in 1986 with the goal of providing Industrial, Manufacturing and Quality Engineers with a powerful and cost effective suite of software products. EASE Inc. is the leading provider of On-Demand Productivity Software Solutions with clients that include: Dell, Cummins, Harley Davidson, Aston Martin, Black & Decker, Rolls Royce, Home Depot, Safeway, US Navy, Raytheon, Sub-Zero, Teledyne, Toys “R” Us, Tyson, Hitachi, Lowe’s and many others. EASE Inc. is a recognized innovator in the field of Work Measurement, Engineered Labor Standards, Line Balancing, Work Instructions, Manufacturing Document Management and Manufacturing Change Control software.

For additional information please contact EASE Inc. at 949-348-7511 and visit our website at https://www.ease.io

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