10 fastest growing Retail companies 2016

“We’ve got software for every aspect of your supply chain”: Jesta I.S.


At Jesta I.S., we strive to maintain our position as the software solution leader for the AFA and Specialty Retail industries.”

Jesta I.S. is an international supplier of integrated software solutions for wholesalers and retailers specializing in apparel, footwear, accessories and soft-goods verticals. The company very well responded to a gap in the market – becoming the pioneers and market leaders in providing software solutions designed for both retailers and wholesalers worldwide, including specialty-focused enterprises.

Having maintained a steady presence in the market for over 45 years, the team at Jesta I.S. truly  understands the importance of staying relevant better than most. The result is a product line that is cutting edge and modern, fortified by experience. Their distinctive brand of solid software solutions coupled with impeccable client service has consistently earned them the recognition of the most trusted authorities in the retail industry year after year. In 2015, Jesta has received accolades in the RIS Software Leaderboard Report and the reader’s choice edition of the Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) Magazine.

Jesta I.S. Vision SuiteVision Suite was born as a result of a continual incorporation of industry best practices. It is a unified, but also modular solution for product lifecycle management, sourcing and demand, B2B,inventory management, distributed order management, warehousing, point-of-sale and accounting. Through their commitment to innovation, best-in-class enterprise mobility and business intelligence capabilities were developed to enrich the total suite. Vision Suite builds scalable business operations, increases market share and improves margins across the entire supply chain – from product design to omnichannel retail. This makes their products the ideal solutions for Mid-Sized and Tier One enterprises transitioning from legacy systems.

Winning the Trust of Clients
Through their staunch commitment to outstanding service, Jesta I.S delivers successful, on-time and on-budget projects to some of the world’s most trusted and respected companies. Their clients benefit from award-winning support to help them achieve their business goals and provide the best possible experience for their customers. Some of their prestigious clients are Customers include Perry Ellis International, Puma, Harry Rosen, Genesco, J.McLaughlin, Town Shoes, The Marine Corps Exchange, Cole Haan, Corporativo Ferrioni, Vera Bradley, DSW and Carter’s, among others.

“We selected Vision Merchandising and Vision Sourcing & Demand based on Jesta’s proven industry experience and solid product offering. Through our existing relationship via PUMA North America, we have concluded that Jesta I.S. offers businesses with best in class solutions built on reliable technology that are size oriented and scalable.” Michael Specht, Global Head of Retail, Puma North America

“With Vision Suite we have seen improvements in inventory control, buyer’s business decisions and most importantly, substantial improvements in margins. Our successful relationship with Jesta I.S. continues to make them the best choice as the provider for our merchandising system.” Cindy Whitman Lacy, VP of Retail, MCX

“Prior to implementation, allocation and replenishment took 3-4 hours to run, and we only did it once a week. With Jesta, the process takes minutes and we ship to stores twice a week. We’ve grown by 15% since implementation without increasing headcount.”– Peter Gerhardt CFOTown Shoes

Laurel’s in their Hat
Ranked in the top 5 by Tier One and Mid-Sized retailers in multiple categories including:

  • Leaders in Quality of Service
  • Leaders in Quality of Support
  • Leaders in Software reliability
  • Leaders in Ease of administration
  • Customer Satisfaction for Apparel Vendors

With the maximum number of customer votes, the company has been recognized as the:

  • Breakout Leader in Customer Satisfaction
  • Top 10 Best in Class Providers in the Supply Chain Execution category

Knowing the Executive

Moris Chemtov, President- Moris Chemtov leads by example, an epitome of discipline, organization and humility. He is the captain of the ship at Jesta I.S. and excels in team building and change management. With over thirty years of experience in retailing, manufacturing and distribution systems he has a proven track record in delivering outstanding service to a varied client base. Moris has fostered strong, wide-ranging and long-lasting relationships with many current leaders in the specialty and soft goods industries. He has been vigorously driving growth and innovation at Jesta I.S. and has solidified its presence in the industry as a premier supplier of retail and wholesale supply chain solutions.

Before joining Jesta I.S. in 2011, Moris served as director and leader of Deloitte’s Retail Consulting practice. Prior to that, he was the founder and president of TIE Consulting Inc., a firm specializing in Oracle Retail implementation and integration consulting services. He has held a number of senior management positions with several esteemed firms, including Retek Inc. (now Oracle) and Richter Systems (now Jesta I.S.).

Moris is a strong believer in the values of teamwork and cooperation to achieve larger goals, so it is only fitting that his greatest passion outside the office is the game of soccer, one that he has passed on to his children as well. He is an avid fan of FC Barcelona and a keen follower of the EPL.

“Our clients are at the heart of what we do.”