Ripley SA Selects Manthan Systems to Support New Retail Operations in Colombia
PHOENIX, August 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Leading South American Retailer Deploys ARC Merchandise Analytics For Merchandising and Operations Decision Support
Manthan Systems, the global leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics solutions for retailers, announced today the go-live of ARC Merchandise Analytics at Ripley Colombia. Ripley Colombia, an operating division of Ripley SA, operates three department stores in Bogota and Bucaramanga.
Established in 1956, Ripley SA operates over 60 department stores in Peru and Chile. Manthan and Ripley established a working relationship in 2010, when Ripley SA selected Manthan to provide an analytics solution to support decision-making processes at Chilean retail operations.
"The implementation of ARC Merchandise Analytics has been a great success in Ripley Chile," said Max Larrain, Head of Retail Planning for Chile and Colombia for Ripley SA. "As a result of this success, we chose to expand our relationship with Manthan to support our aggressive retail growth strategy in Colombia."
ARC Merchandise Analytics provides retailers with real-time visibility to merchandise, marketing and operations performance. Exclusively designed for the retail industry, the solution is available with hundreds of pre-built KPIs, metrics and best-practice analytical views and dashboards. The pre-built nature of ARC solutions reduces project requirements and duration, enabling clients to achieve ROI faster.
"ARC Merchandise Analytics provides Ripley Colombia with better visibility to product performance and out-of-stocks," said Kevin J. Walker, SVP and General Manager of Manthan Americas. "As a result, the Ripley team can make better decisions regarding assortment mix and inventory availability, which is essential to building successful customer relationships in this new territory."
About Manthan Systems
Manthan serves as the Chief Analytics Officer for retailers worldwide.
Over 80 retailers are supported by Manthan's predictive and guided analytics, pre-built and flexible dashboards, dynamic reports and data visualizations combined with complete mobile enablement. Moreover, Manthan provides the only retail solution to transform traditional business intelligence to smart decision-making support with bi-directional integration capabilities that convert insight to action.
Recently ranked #1 for technology innovation and product reliability by RIS News Software Leaderboard, Manthan is the largest organization solely committed to delivering best-in-class retail BI solutions with over 700 employees in five countries. For more information, please visit http://www.manthansystems.com.
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