Raley's Seeks Broader Vendor Collaboration With Aldata Space Automation

Supermarket chain gains ability to create and maintain store-specific planograms for high volume categories

May 02, 2012, 09:00 ET from Aldata

ATLANTA, May 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aldata, a global leader in retail and distribution optimization software, today announced that Raley's Family of Fine Stores, a California-based supermarket chain, has expanded its use of Aldata Space Automation to create and maintain category- to store-specific planograms for high-volume categories, and, in turn, enable broader vendor collaboration.

With the addition of Aldata Space Automation, Raley's expands its existing space optimization capabilities, which already includes Aldata's Shelf Planning and Web Publishing modules, to better enable the company to reduce inventory carrying costs, decrease out of stocks, improve productivity and increase sales.

"With multiple supermarket chains operating throughout Northern California and Nevada, Raley's needed to move beyond manual planogram creation in order to support high-volume categories across multiple stores," said Rick McGill, Space Optimization Manager for Raley's. He added, "With Aldata Space Automation, everyone on our schematic team has software to automate planograms and achieve a much more granular approach to category management than ever before."

About Raley's Family of Fine Stores

A privately-owned supermarket chain with headquarters in West Sacramento, California, Raley's Family of Fine Stores is the largest family-owned company in the greater Sacramento region. The company operates four chains — Raley's, Bel Air Markets, Nob Hill Foods and Food Source. Raley's has 129 stores in Northern California and Northern Nevada: 78 Raley's Superstores; 20 Bel Air Markets; 22 Nob Hill Foods supermarkets; and 9 Food Source warehouse-format stores.       

About Aldata

Aldata is a global leader in retail and distribution optimization. Our software and service solutions help retailers, distributors and manufacturers dramatically improve their business performance. We optimize categories, space, supply, logistics, and consumer engagement to increase our customers' revenue and margins, reduce time, cost and waste, and enhance on-shelf availability, service, and retention. Founded in 1988, Aldata has an unparalleled track record of delivering successful projects for the world's largest retail and consumer brands, national wholesale and distribution organizations, and regional store chains. More at: www.aldata.com.

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