(Carlsbad, CA - November 20, 2003) EOS International is pleased to announce that Avon Products, Inc., the world's leading direct seller of beauty products and sixth largest global beauty supplies company, has selected EOS.Web to improve access to their library collections. With $6.2 billion in annual revenues, Avon has operations in over 40 countries and markets in 143 countries through 3.9 million independent Sales Representatives.
The state-of-the-art EOS.Web solution replaces a system that became incompatible with their current network and software guidelines. With EOS.Web, Avon will be able to provide for growth and change while ensuring capacity and improving service to their patrons.
"Once EOS.Web is fully implemented, Avon associates around the world will be able to search their catalog at their desktops, place reserves, and perform self-checkouts," states Salvatore Provenza, Director of Sales and Marketing. "As part of their efforts to improve service to end-users, Avon's library will now be able to provide their associates links to both internal databases and external subscription resources."
Reliable, functional, and flexible, EOS.Web provides a robust, proven system from a vendor that has been in the library automation business for over two decades. EOS.Web is a modular, scalable, customizable library knowledge management solution which employs the latest .NET technologies from Microsoft® and "Best-of-Breed" search technology, RetrievalWare® from Convera(tm), to help you establish your library as an information portal, built to provide better access to all your assets. EOS.Web modules provide a starting point for companies to create Internet-centric libraries.
EOS International is a leading global library information management software and service provider with a client base of over 5,000 special libraries. A client-driven company nominated for a Computerworld Smithsonian award, EOS library automation software products (EOS.Web(tm), EOS Q-Series(tm), EOS GLAS®, and hosted, EOS e-Library Services(tm)) serve the stringent knowledge management needs of corporate, legal, medical, government and special libraries of all sizes. EOS International can be found online at www.eosintl.com.