Brightpearl Continues Expansion of Management Team with New CFO and US Director of Sales, and Moves US Headquarters to Larger Space

AUSTIN, Texas and BRISTOL, UK – July 13, 2017 – Brightpearl, the leading retail management system for high-growth omnichannel retailers, today announced the company has again expanded its leadership team with two experienced technology and business operations experts. Roger Lovegrove joins Brightpearl as Chief Financial Officer and Michael Sherman is named Director of Sales, Brightpearl US.

Brightpearl Opens Second US Office and Expands Management Team with Specialized Retail and Technology Talent

AUSTIN, Texas and BRISTOL, UK – April 11, 2017 – Brightpearl, the leading retail management system for high-growth omnichannel retailers, today announced the company has added experienced retail and technology experts to its leadership team. These professionals bring a wide range of product development, go-to-market, and business development expertise that will support Brightpearl’s continued rapid growth. The company also opened its second US office in Austin, Texas, which becomes the company’s new US headquarters.

Brightpearl Multi-Currency Features Open Up International Trading for Independent Merchants

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BRISTOL, UK – 20 October, 2016: Brightpearl’s integrated accounting and retail inventory management service has new multi-currency accounting features that enable retailers and wholesalers to buy, sell, and bank in any foreign currency but still manage the business centrally in the same software. Multi-currency support comes as standard in Brightpearl and eliminates the complexity and cost international trade creates if you are using a competitor’s single currency solution.

Derek O’Carroll Named Brightpearl’s New Chief Executive Officer

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BRISTOL, UK – May 26, 2016 – Brightpearl, the solution of choice for high-growth multichannel merchants, today announced that its Board of Directors appointed Derek O’Carroll as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. O’Carroll is at the helm of driving Brightpearl to the next level, building on the solid foundation and momentum achieved by the Brightpearl team under Andrew Porter’s leadership as interim CEO. O'Carroll and Porter, who was appointed Chief Information Officer, will collaborate on developing and executing the company’s strategic initiatives and supporting the accelerated growth and goals of its customers.

Brightpearl Announces Industry’s First Integration with Magento Designed for Rapid Page Load Times and True Omnichannel Customer Experience

LAS VEGAS, Nevada – April 11, 2016 – Brightpearl, the leading multichannel retail management platform, today announced its next-generation integration with Magento, the leading digital commerce platform. Following 18 months of design and testing, the new integration is the industry’s first to deliver a fast, reliable, scalable, and fully-featured connection designed to support rapidly growing SMB retailers. Brightpearl will demonstrate the new Magento integration, and its upcoming enhanced point-of-sale (POS) solution, at the Magento Imagine Commerce 2016 Conference April 11-13 in Las Vegas, where the company is a Gold Sponsor (Booth #322).

Naked Wardrobe, Jules Smith, Hill & Friends, Timothy Everest and The Fold Join Impressive List of Fashion and Apparel Merchants Worldwide Using Brightpearl to Manage Inventory and Business Operations

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – February 8, 2016 – With Fashion Week in sight and online shopping forecast to reach $327 billion this year (Forrester Research, Inc., US Online Retail Forecast, 2011 To 2016), apparel retailers’ profitability hinges on their ability to stock just the right quantity of the latest trends and quickly fulfill orders across channels. In the past 6 months, more than 20 fast-growing independent fashion and apparel merchants have enlisted Brightpearl to manage their business, streamline operations, and ensure customer satisfaction to produce greater profits – driving commerce acceleration across channels.

Brightpearl Raises $11 Million to Accelerate Growth of US Business

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BRISTOL, UK – January 19, 2016 – Brightpearl, the leading multichannel retail management platform, today announced it has raised $11 million in its latest round of financing, with funding from venture investors including Eden Ventures, MMC Ventures, and Notion Capital, supplemented by a loan from Silicon Valley Bank and Columbia Lake Partners. This brings the total funding raised to $30.5 million.

Independent Retailers Gain Powerful Retail and Inventory Management Software in Time for the Holiday Sales

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and BRISTOL, UK – November 19, 2015 – Independent retailers are enjoying an early Christmas present, gaining access to a range of industry-leading tools to help slash costs and boost margins during the crucial holiday sales season. Today Brightpearl unveils its Holiday 2015 Product Release, which includes powerful new updates to its suite of retail and inventory management software for small- and medium-sized independent retailers and wholesalers.