FineLine Technologies announced today that is has been selected by
Stein Mart, Inc.
as a preferred provider of tickets, tags and labels. Publicly traded Stein Mart (NASDAQ NMS: SMRT), headquartered in Jacksonville, Florida, operates over 260 retail stores throughout the United States.
Stein Mart and its vendor community will utilize FineLine’s proprietary web based system, Fast Trak, for order processing, production and management of the retailer’s ticketing function. FineLine will produce tickets, tags and labels from Stein Mart purchase order data received online and routed to FineLine printing facilities in the U.S., China and Hong Kong. Stein Mart selected FineLine in order to improve turnaround times on ticket orders and to take advantage of FineLine’s industry leading responsiveness and customer service. Fast Trak went live for Stein Mart’s vendor community during the last week of October.
Per Richard Jaynes, FineLine’s Vice President of Sales, “We work with major suppliers and national retailers like Stein Mart who want to accelerate the flow of merchandise from factory to store and who recognize that the ticketing function can play an integral role in the process. We deliver the fastest turnaround times in the industry by offering a technology platform which integrates our online ordering system with our production process. Ultimately, increasing the speed of the ticketing process results in improved efficiency and profitability for our partners. We are excited about working with Stein Mart to bring our solutions to them and to their vendor community.”
Stein Mart, founded by the current chairman’s grandfather at the turn of the century, has evolved over time to feature moderate to better brand name apparel for women and men, as well as accessories, gifts, linens and shoes in a depth and assortment that hold appeal for the upscale customer. Stein Mart offers the fashion merchandise, service and presentation of a better department or specialty store at prices competitive with off-price retail chains.
FineLine Technologies (www.finelinetech.com) provides retail ticketing and software solutions for retailers and manufacturers. With headquarters in Atlanta, GA, the company operates facilities in the U.S. , Asia and Canada to serve its customers worldwide.