L'Oréal luxe division has chosen Aproove to cut their operating cost in all their collaboration with their external retouching agencies. Yves Saint Laurent beauté was the first L'Oréal brand to be equiped with a full Aproove solution in December 2013. All their exchanges, uploads, online reviews, online approvals, online proofing and file distribution with their suppliers and subsidiaries are now handled using Aproove with a massive time saving, total security and comfort. Retouching operations from suppliers where requiring between 24 to 48 hours in the past. Using Aproove, all those opreations including certified color proofing delivery are now done in real time and does not require anymore carrier. This has saved a massive amount of time, money and stress to YSL's marketing team.
Which one best suits your needs?
The right capability and performance
Aproove is available as a tiered product family, designed to match capability and performance with the needs of different types and sizes of business that need to perform creative and manage proofing processes.
Aproove One Standard Edition is for smaller teams and provides all the essential base features for proofing. Hosted from online, public cloud infrastructure.
For agencies, Aproove One Premium Edition provides all the features of the Standard Edition plus automated workflow tools, inspection tools and agency branding options. Hosted from online, public cloud infrastructure.
Executive Edition is aimed at brand owners with many lines that work with multiple external agencies where they require advanced collaboration, higher levels of automation, increased storage and more powerful integration features. Hosted from on-premise, hybrid, or online, cloud infrastructure.
Our Enterprise Edition lets the companies with the largest proofing requirements have access to Aproove in the way that is right for their needs. Large media companies such as those with multiple, worldwide satellite offices, or an internationally distributed network of creative subsidiaries get access to a highly-scaled proofing platform, built to the on-premise, hybrid, cloud or distributed architecture that will meet their needs.
"We began using Aproove in our European operations [in 2013], with great success...It reduced the number of physical proofing cycles dramatically, with a resulting drop in paper costs and total time spent on proofing...our earlier process of downloading and distributing PDFs was costly and time consuming, but Aproove has solved this...Aproove is truly innovative."
Staples Europe has tightly integrated Aproove in their internal marketing collaboration workflow with more than 300 registered users and hundreds of guests involved in online proofing, online approval, all on the fly from all their Business unit in all European countries. Aproove Architecture and its very low hardware footprint has helped Staples to run the whole solution on a single instance Aproove server running on a 2 core virtual machine. The 26 languages Staples's catalogs and big books production are all done through Aproove from briefing to final approval print. This represent 100.000+ pages.
Macy's NY has chosen Aproove solution for managing all their picture retouching collaboration task between all marketing teams and the retouching/designer team. Aproove unique technology on displaying accurate High Resolution picture in any colorspace on any device has made a huge difference compared to competition. The low hardware footprint ensure very fast operation even with huge pictures and many concurrent users. The all picture retouching team (more than 30 operators) are happy Aproove users since 2012 and involve anyone at Macy's out of 15.000 users through the Aproove AD connector.
Realworld online proofing, online approval and even complex online collaboration became reality using Aproove for Macy's.
"...With files centrally located, we’re able to streamline the workflow by eliminating back & forth for reviews. By eliminating & reducing file circulation among the reviewers. The greatest features of the application are version control and the invite feature which also management to Invite non account users into to workflow process."
Hudson Bay Company is located in Canada. They have more than 450 concurrent users and more than 2100 active users through invites in their Aproove solution installed in 2013 providing online proofing and online approval state of the art features into their marketing workflow.