According to the company, the solution is equipped with SAP S/4HANA 1610 certification, which enables integration and functionality to support SAP S/4HANA Retail for merchandise management.
The product is resold by SAP as the SAP Master Data Governance, retail and fashion management extension by Utopia.
During different phases of the digital transformation stage, organisations will now be able to optimise their investment in SAP S/4HANA and the digital core by using the newest version of the software release.
Utopia Global chief technology officer Peter Aynsley-Hartwell said: "The release of the current version of SAP Master Data Governance, retail and fashion management extension by Utopia marks a significant milestone for Utopia Global as an SAP Solution Extension partner, as our entire software solutions portfolio is now certified on SAP S/4HANA 1610, the most current version of the SAP business suite.
“Clean, governed and centralised master data is a necessity for retailers interested in driving business insights in real-time, so offering a solution which provides the framework and processes to do that has always been our priority."
The new extension comes with support for features including segmentation of characteristics of each article by store or distribution centre and vendor-based Global Trade Item Number (GTIN).
The release also incorporates additional search capabilities with the SAP HANA platform, including duplicate check, and supports entry of long-text freeform characteristics.