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July 31, 2007

On Tuesday 24th July, Bare Escentuals (BE) went live with their implementation of Sell, Slingshot’s Sales Order Management system.

In response to strong and consistent growth, BE selected Slingshot to meet a number of challenges presented by their direct-to-consumer business model in the beauty products market.  Using the eTools rapid application development utility, BE implemented Sell with a number of extensions that respond to their unique business requirements.

The ability to accept multiple forms of payment and delivery instructions from single customers were critical functions to enable BE to respond to customer...


June 15, 2007

Modular Space Corporation (previously Resun) will continue running Slingshot systems after it acquired a portion of one of Slingshot's existing and valued clients.  Agreement was reached on May 31st. 2007 that Slingshot systems would be transitioned to Modular Space Corporation to continue managing mobile warehouse assets within the 80 business units purchased.

A number of technical experts have transitioned to Modular Space Corporation as part of the acquisition.  Over the coming months, the Slingshot team will provide the necessary support as all hardware and functional system requirements are replicated the new environment....


April 16, 2007

Slingshot is pleased to announce the launch of its new web site.  The appearance, content and functionality of the site have all been overhauled, ensuring it accurately reflects our current products is optimized to support the web-based marketing activities that are being launched concurrently.

The site’s content has been reviewed to ensure it portrays the eCity enterprise suite’s current functionality.  Navigational updates use current technology to ensure the site’s structure and menu options are never out of synchronization.  This level of automation also enables users to approach the site by "Solution" or by "...


April 13, 2007

Slingshot today announced that version 9.0 of its eCity application sutite is ready for transmission to all existing clients.  A summary of new functionality follows:

The Measures Home Page “Dashboard”:  A new “Measures Home Page” has been applied to all eCity applications, providing a single page view of your most important indicators of performance.  This includes customizable menus, configurable Crystal reports highlighting real time business performance, automated alert notification of exception conditions, message board and workflow tracking/...


March 20, 2007

Slingshot utilizes the exclusive services of an independent technical development office in St. Petersburg, Russia.  In response to a period of consistent growth, Slingshot is pleased to announce the expansion of the Technical Development and Professional Services delivery capabilities within the St Petersburg facility.

In January 2007, the team moved to larger premisis and most recently, Dmitry Alexandrov joined the Russian team as an Application Developer.  Through this expansion, Slingshot confirms its commitment to the region and the ongoing delivery of both technical and project related services from the...


November 15, 2006

Celerity today announced four new contracts for its Slingshot eCity application suite. The total value of these agreements is in excess of $1M.

Bare Escentuals has licensed the eSell (sales order management) and eTools modules. Bare Escentuals produces and distributes cosmetics through multiple sales channels (web, retail and premium wholesale).

CitiStreet, A State Street and Citigroup Company has licensed the Company’s Receivables and eTools modules. CitiStreet is a premier global benefit provider, and one of the nation’s largest retirement plan record keepers.

Anvil International has licensed the Company’s eSell product....


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