HMV/Xtra-vision is one of Ireland’s best known and iconic home entertainment brands in the movies and games rental and retail sectors. With multiple stores, the company has recently seen significant diversification, successfully entering the consumer electronics, music and games trading market, and adding additional product lines such as mobile telephony and confectionery, and an effective on-line business.
Batleys, a prime mover in the UK’s cash and carry market, is committed to delivering the wholesale FMCG trade’s best customer service. From its roots in Yorkshire, the company now has a turnover in excess of £500 million. With the maxim – the right product, in the right place – firmly in mind, Batleys stocks over 25,000 product lines procured from more than 2,500 suppliers at its 18 depots. Celtech worked with Batleys to provide the business with a management system that enables efficiency, agility, control and visibility across the estate.
The East of England Co-operative Society is the fourth largest consumer co-operative in the United Kingdom. EoEC is headquartered in Ipswich and trades in the eastern counties of Essex, Suffolk and Norfolk. With 126 outlets ranging in size from village shops to superstores, and an increasing emphasis on local and neighbourhood stores servicing their customers, EoEC needed a retail management system to support business development and complexity.
The Chelmsford Star Co-operative Society is an independent consumer co-operative located in Essex, UK. Chelmsford Star had reached a point where the Retail Management Systems for both the Food and Department Store businesses needed to be replaced, and at the same time the CEO was looking to strategically reposition the business for growth. Celtech, with a track record of delivering true real-time solutions worked in partnership with Chelmsford Star to deliver a total system replacement, with design and deployment in record time.