Woolworths’ core philosophy is underpinned by quality, offering customers consistently high quality merchandise at affordable prices and incorporating innovative developments across the business. Building lifetime relationships with customers remains critical to the business’ success, ensuring that they understand their needs and meet these needs with ever increasing consistency. Woolworths offers a wide range of quality clothing, food, home ware, beauty and financial services. Woolworths intends to use the JDA solutions across its food business to improve inventory allocation and replenishment across its supply chain, tailor merchandise assortments to meet individual customer demand, monitor supply chain performance across multiple channels and networks, and achieve more competitive pricing for its customers at its more than 400 stores across South Africa.
“We constantly work to make ‘the difference’ for our customers every day,” said Adrian Gebers, head of IT business applications, Woolworths South Africa. “By selecting JDA’s proven retail solutions, we are investing in and improving our information technology systems and strategies. Implementing these additional JDA applications over the next three years will allow us to maintain our competitiveness, improve our efficiency and thus our service to our customers, and to focus on our journey towards sustainability.”
“We are delighted to have South Africa’s leading retailer continue their investment in JDA solutions,” said Razat Gaurav, senior vice president, Europe, Middle East, Africa, JDA Software. “Retailers like Woolworths understand the customer-centric nature of their business and the precision, speed and coordination needed to address customer needs all the way down to the store and shelf level. Woolworths’ continued investment in JDA solutions is proof that more and more retailers recognise that leveraging our supply chain solutions can be a competitive differentiator in their business and positively impact their customers, revenue and profitability.”
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About JDA Software Group, Inc.
JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS), The Supply Chain Company®, is the leading provider of innovative supply chain management, merchandising and pricing excellence solutions worldwide. JDA empowers more than 6,000 companies of all sizes to make optimal decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the discrete and process manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation, retail and services industries. With an integrated solutions offering that spans the entire supply chain from materials to the consumer, JDA leverages the powerful heritage and knowledge capital of acquired market leaders including i2 Technologies®