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Lawson Delivers Enhanced Fashion PLM Functionality

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Service Pack provides 20 new usability features

(LONDON, UK APRIL 21, 2009) Lawson Software (Nasdaq: LWSN) today announced a new Service Pack for the Lawson Fashion PLM application will be available from the end of April 2009 and offers twenty new usability focused features. Lawson Fashion PLM is a comprehensive tool for retailers and manufacturers of apparel, footwear, home textiles and accessories. It is a web-based suite of applications that facilitates the management of products, from design through production.

The new enhancements were driven by customer requirements and cover the solution’s Storyboard, Line Optimizer, Product Manager, Fabric & Trim and Source modules. The enhancements include improved filtering of user and business partner lists, new links between modules, better flagging of raw materials exported to the library, a Quick Launch menu and more powerful search capabilities in a number of areas, which will all help increase user productivity. A new free text field for fabric construction description, availability of Pantone color code field when selecting colors and sample type column enhance the information held in the system.

Andrew Dalziel, marketing director for the fashion industry, Lawson commented, “We have been listening to our customers and these latest enhancements will further simplify the use of Lawson Fashion PLM solution and help make our customers’ product development more efficient and effective. This latest delivery is part of Lawson’s commitment to continually develop its products for the fashion industry”. Lawson Fashion PLM is used by customers in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

About Lawson Software

Lawson Software provides software and service solutions to 4,500 customers in healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, maintenance, public sector and service sector industries across 40 countries. Lawson’s solutions include Enterprise Performance Management, Human Capital Management, Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Customer Relationship Management, Manufacturing Resource Planning, Enterprise Asset Management and industry tailored applications. Lawson solutions assist customers in simplifying their businesses or organizations by helping them streamline processes, reduce costs and enhance business or operational performance. Lawson is headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., and has offices around the
world.

Visit Lawson online at www.lawson.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that contain risks and uncertainties. These forward-looking statements contain statements of intent, belief or current expectations of Lawson Software and its management. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future results and involve risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from the potential results discussed in the forward-looking statements. The company is not obligated to update forward-looking statements based on circumstances or events that occur in the future. Risks and uncertainties that may cause such differences include but are not limited to: uncertainties in uncertainties in the software industry; uncertainties as to when and whether the conditions for the recognition of deferred revenue will be satisfied; increased competition; general economic conditions; the impact of foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations; continuation of the global credit crisis; global military conflicts; terrorist attacks; pandemics, and any future events in response to these developments; changes in conditions in the company’s targeted industries and other risk factors listed in the company’s most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with
the Securities and Exchange Commission. Lawson assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in this press release.

Ben Hanson Ben Hanson is one of WhichPLM’s top contributors. Ben has worked for magazines, newspapers, local government agencies, multi-million pound conservation projects, museums and creative publications before his eventual migration to the Retail, Footwear and Apparel industry.Having previously served as WhichPLM’s Editor, Ben knows the WhichPLM style, and has been responsible for many of our on-the-ground reports and interviews over the last few years. With a background in literature, marketing and communications, Ben has more than a decade’s worth of experience, and is now viewed as one of the industry’s best-known writers.