The Finish Line Selects Workforce Management Solution From RedPrairie


Press Release

For Immediate Release:   January 10, 2008      

Milwaukee, WI -- RedPrairie Corporation, a leading consumer driven optimization company, announced today that The Finish Line, Inc. will implement RedPrairie's Workforce Management application, with future plans to implement RedPrairie's Execution Management application. The Finish Line looks to improve customer and associate satisfaction while increasing the efficiency and accuracy of its labor schedules and labor cost tracking.  

"We selected RedPrairie because it is proven in our industry, and it provides the most highly integrated, end-to-end solution for managing the operations of our stores," said Finish Line Sr. Vice President of Information Systems, Roger Underwood.  "RedPrairie has extensive capabilities in workforce management, due to their ability to integrate their execution management application. Once we are fully implemented with both applications, we will be better able to forecast our labor and project execution needs to achieve highly accurate labor coverage to match the need in our stores."

RedPrairie's time and attendance solution allows retailers to closely monitor labor hours and costs as they are incurred.  Key capabilities of the application include time clock integration with posted schedules, enabling automatic employee punch validation; actionable alerts to notify managers of potential issues, such as employees approaching overtime; and automated payroll closing.

According to Kim Eaton, RedPrairie's Executive Vice President, Field Operations, Americas, "Our solutions run in over 30,000 retail locations, scheduling and prioritizing the work of over one million employees each week." 

Eaton continued, "With visibility and responsiveness to real-time consumer demand, RedPrairie is the only solution provider that delivers a fully integrated workforce management suite that optimizes all task and traffic-driven labor needs.  Ultimately, retailers are able to improve their business by capitalizing on revenue opportunities and aligning labor dollars to the right priorities."

About The Finish Line

The Finish Line, Inc. is one of the largest mall-based specialty retailers operating under the Finish Line and Man Alive brand names. The Finish Line, Inc. is publicly traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol FINL. The Company currently operates 701 Finish Line stores in 47 states and online and 96 Man Alive stores in 19 states and online. To learn more about these brands, visit and

About RedPrairie Corporation

RedPrairie is a world leading consumer driven optimization company. Built on an advanced Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) developed over the past 15 years, the RedPrairie integrated suite of solutions offers on-demand capabilities to over 32,000 sites worldwide for many of the world's largest companies.

RedPrairie's E2e solutions synchronize people and products throughout the customer buying cycle to ensure goods reach the right place at the right time. At the point of sale, this means consumers have access to desired products and that the store is staffed with the right people to help them make their purchases. In the production cycle, it means suppliers and manufacturers time and synchronize shipments and production based on demand signals from the retailer. And in the back room of the store, it means having the least amount of inventory, solving the "last yard" problem of the retail supply chain.

With 20 global service sites and standard service methods that have been validated over the last 30 years, RedPrairie provides unparalleled service and support. For additional information, call 1.877.733.7724, or access

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