Roundy’s chooses Revionics for price optimization services
New York City — Revionics said that it has been selected by Roundy’s Supermarkets as the retailer’s price optimization provider. The supermarket chain said it will leverage Revionics’ analytic services, which will provide the retailer with insight into market patterns and consumer preferences to make better, fact-based decisions.
"Our primary goal in pricing is to offer our customers the most value for their grocery dollar. Revionics offered the superior analytical and optimization tools we need to achieve our goal," said Jason Benish, Roundy’s VP pricing and strategic initiatives. "Revionics’ proven software-as-a-service platform accelerates installation, and their intuitive solution ensures user adoption, both enabling a rapid return on our investment."
City Furniture opens store built to LEED standards
New York City — Home furnishings retailer City Furniture has opened its first store built to LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) standards. The 93,680-sq.-ft. location, in Boca Raton, Fla., houses a City Furniture and Ashley Furniture HomeStore under one roof.
The store has dual-flush toilets, low-flow urinals and a landscape irrigation system, and is expected to use 42% less water for interior use and 78% less outside than a traditional store. Walls are paneled with reclaimed wood. Design features include walls paneled with reclaimed wood and natural stone feature walls.
RedPrairie finalizes acquisition of SofTechnics
Atlanta — RedPrairie Corp., a productivity solutions provider, announced that it has finalized the acquisition of SofTechnics, a leading provider of integrated retail enterprise solutions that has been serving customers for more than 20 years.
The acquisition merges the strengths of two highly complementary organizations, and provides a logical extension to RedPrairie’s Eye productivity suite. SofTechnics’ software portfolio adds mobility-enabled Store Inventory and Price Management, Intelligent Store Ordering, Direct-Store Delivery and Master Data Management to RedPrairie’s solution set.
SofTechnics is a leading provider of mobile price and inventory management solutions for both grocery and general retailers. The acquisition further strengthens RedPrairie’s Retail Platform with proven functionality that will benefit customers with reduced operating costs from advanced store inventory and labor management planning.