West Elm to open in King of Prussia, Pa.
Brooklyn, N.Y. — Home furnishing retailer West Elm, owned by Williams-Sonoma, will open a store in King of Prussia, Pa., on May 16.
The 8,406.-sq.-ft. store will be the second West Elm store in Pennsylvania, following the Philadelphia store.
BJ’s Wholesale launches Micros’ new loss prevention exception reporting solution
Westboro, Mass. — MICROS-Retail, a division of Micros Systems, announced BJ’s Wholesale’s successful launch of Micros-Retail’s next generation loss prevention and business analytics solution, XBR Ingenium.
As an existing user of MICROS-Retail’s XBR, BJ’s launched a pilot of XBR Ingenium. \After a successful program, BJ’s is now deploying Micros-Retail XBR Ingenium company-wide, seeking to increase the investigative capabilities and productivity of its asset protection team.
MICROS-Retail XBR Ingenium provides more flexible and behavioral exception reports, allowing organizations to focus on the key areas of fraudulent activity. With an interactive dashboard, field users can quickly spot high-risk areas in their stores and districts.
Additionally, MICROS-Retail XBR Ingenium is highly intuitive and easy to use, allowing all users to quickly learn the solution and identify fraudulent activity. This allows BJ’s asset protection team to be more proactive and efficient in identifying, tracking and resolving issues.
"Through the assistance of the MICROS team, we have implemented a tool that is analyst, end-user and administrator friendly. I am confident this will drive higher case identification and provide a strong ROI in short order," stated Charles Delgado, VP of asset protection at BJ’s Wholesale.
BJ’s nips loss in the bud with new tech
WESTBORO, Mass. — BJ’s Wholesale will leverage Micros-Retail’s loss prevention and business analytics solution, XBR Ingenium, to increase its asset protection team’s investigative capabilities and productivity.
Micros-Retail XBR Ingenium will allow BJ’s to generate flexible and behavioral exception reports, so it can focus on key areas of fraudulent activity. The business solution offers an interactive dashboard, so field users can quickly spot high-risk areas in their stores and districts.
Interactive functionality, such as pivoting, drilling and linking, provides users with analytical capabilities and aims to allow users to efficiently identify, track and resolve issues.
"Through the assistance of the Micros team, we have implemented a tool that is analyst, end-user and administrator friendly. I am confident this will drive higher case identification and provide a strong ROI in short order," stated Charles Delgado, VP of asset protection at BJ’s Wholesale.
"In addition to focusing on the new technology, BJ’s also focused closely on the users’ acceptance of the software and increased case productivity. These were key to the successful rollout. Micros-Retail is committed to product development and innovation, with a focus on developing solutions to help our customers reduce costs and capture top line revenues," said Raoul Ricard, VP of development at Micros-Retail.
BJ’s Wholesale Club operates 199 warehouse clubs in 15 eastern states.
Some of Micros-Retail’s clients include Armani Exchange, Bebe, Brooks Brothers, Cabela’s, Charlotte Russe, Charming Shoppes, Gucci, Guess, Juicy Couture, Lucky Brand, Lululemon, Staples, Starbucks Coffee, Sur La Table and Whirlpool.