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i2's Supply Chain Leader Magazine Receives 2009 APEX Award of Excellence.

DALLAS -- Supply Chain Leader, a magazine of ideas and innovations from i2 Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITWO), has received the 2009 APEX Award of Excellence for Magazine & Journal Writing. This is the second consecutive year the publication has received the honor.

The 21st annual competition for writers, editors, publications staff, business and nonprofit communicators attracted entries from more than 700 magazines and journals. Winners were recognized based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and their ability to achieve overall communications excellence.

"It's an honor to receive the APEX Award again this year," said Beth Elkin, i2 senior director, marketing. "Supply Chain Leader is a key vehicle for our supply chain thought leaders to share their innovative thinking and best-practice knowledge with others around the world."

Supply Chain Leader features industry trends, customer case studies and i2 expert, analyst and supply chain practitioner insights and opinions. The current issue, found at, includes:

* "Old Navy Leverages Supply Chain Management Technology to Stay Lean and Green," by Lauren Bossers Matt Salmonson, senior vice president of Inventory Management at Old Navy, discusses the state of supply chain management in retail today and the critical role of planning and preparation in Old Navy's implementation of i2 solutions.

* "Are You Prepared for the Worst? Managing Supply Chain Disruption with Continuous Design," by Hal Feuchtwanger Natural disasters, customer bankruptcies, product recallsOthere are dozens of unexpected events that can wreak havoc on your worldwide supply chain. Learn how a continuous supply chain design process can help you succeed when faced with even the worst "what-if" scenarios.

* "Channel Management Strategies to Maximize Revenue, Margins and Cash Flow When Times are Tough," by Sweeni S. Ponoth Companies across the board are reducing headcount, experiencing unprecedented price, brand, and market share erosion, and dealing with excess capacity and double-digit decreases in sales, all of which have resulted in retailer and supplier bankruptcies. Learn about four strategies that can help channel managers through these challenging economic times.

* "Recession-Resistant Demand Management Strategies and Tactics," by Adeel Najmi, Manish Ghosh and Hae-Goo Song Learn how resilient companies can manage demand and pipeline inventory when the past is not a reliable indicator of the future.

About i2

Throughout its more than 20-year history of innovation and value delivery, i2 has dedicated itself to building successful customer partnerships. As a full-service supply chain company, i2 is uniquely positioned to help its clients achieve world-class business results through a combination of consulting, technology, and managed services. i2 solutions are pervasive in a wide cross-section of industries. Learn more at

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This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties, including forward-looking statements regarding i2's management team and its ability to deliver results to i2's customers worldwide. For a discussion of factors which could impact i2's financial results and cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements, please refer to i2's recent filings with the SEC, particularly the Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended March 31, 2009 and the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008. i2 expressly disclaims any current intention to update the forward-looking information contained in this news release.
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Date:Jul 13, 2009
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