ATLANTA, June 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global supply chain commerce provider Manhattan Associates (Nasdaq:MANH) announced today that it is the exclusive sponsor of the Retail Chains track at the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibition, which is taking place June 4-7 in Chicago. Manhattan Associates' experience in helping leading retailers increase sales and improve margins through its omni-channel software solutions will be the focus of the company's presence at the show. Tweet this news! .@manhassocnews sponsors retail chains program at @IR_Magazine's #IRCE 2013 www.manh.com/news/irce-2013 Manhattan's Order Management (OM) solution suite supports seamless, omni-channel retail sales and execution, offering benefits in network inventory availability, order orchestration, distributed selling and enterprise-wide returns management. The suite enables retailers to make customer shopping preferences the centerpiece of their selling strategy, enabling collaboration across channels to make the sale and build brand loyalty. Among other features, the latest release includes integration adapters for Demandware Commerce. "Our customers see Manhattan Order Management as the operating system for omni-channel commerce," said Brian Kinsella, vice president, order management, Manhattan Associates. "Giving your customers the opportunity to purchase any item in your network through any touchpoint of their choice is the critical element of modern selling infrastructures. Retailers are using OM to craft seamless customer experiences, resulting in increased sales and customer loyalty." Manhattan's Store Inventory & Fulfillment (SI&F) suite enables store associates to execute pick-up-in-store, ship-from-store and store-to-store transfer tasks entirely on a mobile device, while interacting with customers on the store floor. In addition, the suite provides reporting and visibility components purpose-built for the omni-channel store manager. "By enabling retailers to sell any item anywhere, have that item fulfilled from anywhere, and returned anywhere, Manhattan solutions have become central to omni-channel initiatives at the most innovative companies," continued Kinsella.