Leeds UK – March 22, 2013 – Retail Express
Retail Express is pleased to announce that The Midcounties Co-operative, the largest independent co-operative society in the UK, has licensed the Retail Express Price Lifecycle Optimisation Software RE 2.0.
The new deal will allow The Midcounties Co-operative to streamline its pricing management by optimising promotional activity so it delivers sales and profit, and fits with standard product pricing.
Retail Express will be hosting the application on a ‘Software As a Service’ (SaaS) basis from its Leeds computer centre.
About Retail Express – RE 2.0
Retail Express provides the operational aspects of managing, recording and delivering advertising, marketing, pricing, promotions and assortment. Crucially it also provides forecasts for merchandising and the wider supply chain in a single unified product.
RE 2.0 enables you to see the effects of different prices and promotions on specific items and the cross effects on the category as a whole at the planning stage.
The software also enables you to forecast all current and planned customer touch points (price, promotion, ad, display, web, flyer, etc.) at the desktop in real time delivering the most accurate possible forecast of demand.
About The Midcounties Co-operative
The Midcounties Co-operative has been named ‘Co-operative of the Year 2012’, recognised for its excellence, innovation and ethics in business by Co-operatives UK.
It has headquarters in Warwickshire, with trading outlets in Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire, Wiltshire, Shropshire, West Midlands, Worcestershire and the surrounding counties.
The Society’s trading groups are food retail, funeral, travel, pharmacy, childcare nurseries, employee benefits and energy. Midcounties is the largest independent co-operative society in the UK and has more than 470 branches and 245,000 active trading members. It was placed 13th in ‘The Sunday Times Best 25 Big Companies to Work For’ list this year, and featured for the third year running’
Further details:Philip Grange
Phone: +44 (0)1132 428 867