Fast-growing natural and organic grocery chain has selected Symphony EYC G.O.L.D. as its strategic partner to support its expansion into new distribution, geographies and channels.
Symphony EYC, a global leader in delivering ROI for retailers, manufacturers, and wholesalers using customer insights to drive execution, today announced that Goodness Me!, a chain of Natural Food Markets based in Hamilton, Ontario, is deploying the Symphony EYC G.O.L.D. retail solution to support its rapid growth. Goodness Me! has licensed G.O.L.D. Master Data Management, G.O.L.D. Warehouse Management, G.O.L.D. Replenishment and G.O.L.D. Merchandise Management and Channel Operations, which includes recipes and kitchen production support for its in-store eateries.
Goodness Me! natural food market was founded as a means to offer people easy access to healthy living products—and that commitment remains the same over 33 years later. With six locations in Southern Ontario and more coming in the near future, Goodness Me! strives to help people live longer and healthier lives by offering natural and organic groceries, organic produce, fresh local meat and dairy, a full prepared foods section, quality supplements, healthy lifestyles products, and a dedication to educating customers about a healthy lifestyle. Janet Jacks, the founder of Goodness Me!, is the host of a weekly radio show promoting healthy living and has recently published a book titled “Discover the Power of Food.”
“Goodness Me! selected Symphony EYC because of its proven expertise in grocery retail, the strong fit with our IT and business requirements and excellent references amongst similar grocery retailers,” said Stephen Harris, Director of Product & Supply Chain, and Scott Miller, Manager, IT Solutions at Goodness Me!. “Goodness Me! is convinced that Symphony EYC is the right strategic partner and the G.O.L.D. solutions provide the infrastructure for the sustainable growth of the business.”
“Symphony EYC is excited to be working with Goodness Me!. We will be starting with their stores and distribution center, then layering in our ecommerce capabilities while they continue to expand their brick-and-mortar footprint. The move to fully commerce-enable Goodness Me! into a multi-channel operation with the ability to service customers both locally, nationally and globally is strategic, and we are proud to be a part of it,” said, Vince Beacom, President of Americas at Symphony EYC. “The integrated Symphony EYC G.O.L.D retail solution will provide Goodness Me! with optimized inventory levels and full visibility across channels, improved productivity, and bottom line value to support Goodness Me!’s fast-growing business.”