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Epicor Software Corp.: How Far From Being 'One-Stop' Shop?
Epicor Software has been striving to complete its evolution from a vendor of financial accounting software to a provider of holistic business performance

r financial packages  companies (with $10M-$500M in revenue) within the following industries: dot-coms, hospitality & food service, financial services, software & computer services, metal fabrication, capital equipment manufacturing, and electronics. Users from industries not mentioned above may benefit from evaluating some stand-alone Epicor product components (e.g., CRM, APS, e-commerce, and business intelligence application suite) on an opportunity-by-opportunity basis. This as well as obtaining Epicor's implementation

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