Tag Archives: Grocers

Case Studies

Merger and Business Rationalisation Programme

We were engaged by the global leader in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of spices and speciality foods to manage the merger with another European company and return the group to profitability.   Challenge As part of its growth strategy across several continents, the client had acquired a European company specialising in the manufacturing and marketing of seasoning products in...

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Organisation Redesign ahead of System and Process Change

Our client, one of the big four UK grocers, was undertaking a large scale transformation, impacting all aspects of its operating model. We worked with their Commercial Operations team to manage the impact of process and systems change on their organisation design.   CHALLENGE The Commercial Operations team had been accountable for supplier and item set up and data management,...

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Business Transformation in Australian Convenience Wholesale

We were engaged by one of Australia’s largest convenience and foodservice wholesalers to review and understand the drivers of historical under-performance and determine the most effective strategy to either divest or turnaround the business. Following detailed review we designed and led the implementation of a transformation programme based on initially addressing the sales decline and reducing costs, merging 2 parts...

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Product Lifecycle Management for a Leading Australian Retailer

One of Australia’s largest retailers was experiencing a significant number of product recalls and withdrawals and was under increasing threat of prosecution from the regulator. They were in the process of implementing a structured New Product Development (NPD) process to help address the product quality issues and wanted to support this with a software solution that would not only manage...

Insights

Winning with Shopper Data

by Julia Cook Amazon’s recent purchase of Wholefoods has switched the question from ‘which grocers will become online retailers?’ to ‘which online retailers will become brick and mortar retailers?’. As Amazon and Alibaba in China have realised, the power of combining both online and offline data is unassailable – the best way to truly understand your customers.  And while 97%...