Chicago, IL, June 06, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- Haggen Inc, a leading US food & grocery retailer, currently operating 32 supermarkets under the Haggen Food & Pharmacy and TOP Food & Drug banners, today announced the successful enterprise-wide deployment of a retail-centric business intelligence and data warehouse solution. Haggen selected Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE:NCR) to deploy an enterprise-class data warehouse and the ARC retail business intelligence solution from Manthan Systems to enable analytics and reporting.
The retail business intelligence data warehouse (BI-DW) solution has been rolled out to all 32 Haggen stores across Washington and Oregon states in the United States. The solution is a joint offering from Manthan Systems and Teradata, exclusively for retailers, and comprises a retail-specific business intelligence solution and a comprehensive retail data model deployed on an enterprise-class, high performance data warehouse.
Harrison Lewis, Chief Information Officer at Haggen said, “The retail-specific capabilities of ARC and the high performance of Teradata, have given our business managers a powerful platform for retail analysis to aid their Category Management, Operations Performance, and Inventory Management decision making processes. The rapid deployment of this solution has helped us realize business value much faster than we would have with other generic options. In our highly competitive business, we have to respond to the market very quickly and cost effectively and this solution has made it possible for us to do just that.”
Rob Berman, Retail Vice President at Teradata commented, “This successful deployment at Haggen has been a highlight of our focus on delivering greater value to mid-tier retailers seeking to improve competitive positioning through data-driven decisions. Through our partnership with Manthan Systems and with their ARC Integrated Retail Business Intelligence Suite, we can offer an enterprise-class solution at an attractive total cost of ownership and deploy it very rapidly. This offering enables us to help smaller retailers keep pace with the dynamic market with an industry-specific DW-BI solution tailored to their needs. ”
Anand Sri Ganesh, Director – Marketing at Manthan Systems said, “We are very happy that Haggen has utilized ARC’s capability to quickly implement a business intelligence solution that drives strong value and competitive advantage. The deployment spans sales and store operations, merchandising, promotions, inventory and vendor performance, and is being extended to include loss prevention and customer analysis. We owe this success to both Manthan and Teradata’s peerless focus on retail industry needs and ability to provide highly functional, industrial strength DW-BI solutions with a dramatically lower TCO and has a dramatically faster time to market.
About Haggen Inc.
Haggen is a leading US food & grocery retailer, currently operating 32 supermarkets throughout Washington and Oregon. Haggen operates two store formats, Haggen Food & Pharmacy and TOP Food & Drug. The company is one of the 75 largest grocery chains in the U.S., according to Supermarket News, and is the Northwest's largest independent grocer. For more information about Haggen, Inc. please visit www.haggen.com.
About Manthan Systems
Manthan Systems is a provider of specialized business intelligence solution to the retail and consumer goods industries. Manthan helps retailers capture and process data that can be leveraged to improve planning, monitor results, anticipate changes and mine opportunities. Manthan understands retail business practices and their technology underpinnings, having worked with a wide range of retailers and consumer goods companies, including Woolworths Germany, Game Stores Group, Castorama, Ecco Sko, and McDonalds. Manthan’s flagship product - ARC - is a retail data warehouse and integrated BI suite specifically architected for retail. Being a specialized product exclusively built for retail, ARC dramatically reduces the deployment lifecycle and total cost of ownership by cutting down the time needed to customize a business intelligence platform to unique BI needs of the retailer.
For more information about Manthan Systems, please visit www.manthansystems.com.
Teradata, a division of NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR), is the global technology leader in enterprise data warehousing, analytic applications and data warehousing services. Organizations around the world rely on the power of Teradata’s award-winning solutions to get a single, integrated view of their business to enhance decision-making, customer relationships and profitability. NCR Corporation is a leading global technology company helping businesses build stronger relationships with their customers. NCR's Teradata® data warehouses, ATMs, retail systems, self-service solutions and IT services provide Relationship Technology™ that maximizes the value of customer interactions and helps organizations create a stronger competitive position. Based in Dayton, Ohio, NCR employs approximately 28,900 people worldwide. For more information about Teradata, please visit www.teradata.com.