Trinidad retailer implementing Merchandising, Inventory, and Analytics to expand 40-store chain of fashion and sporting goods stores
SAN DIEGO, October 18, 2005 – GERS Retail Systems, a leading provider of enterprise software solutions, today announced that Cadel Trading Ltd, a family-owned retail chain with 40 stores in 18 locations on the Caribbean islands of Trinidad and Tobago, has selected GERS to provide their suite of integrated enterprise solutions to modernize the retailer’s operations and enable them to expand their chain to other islands in the southern Caribbean area. Cadel runs three companies – Francis Fashion, Shoe Locker, and Sport World – and has two flagship stores totaling over 19,000 square feet each.
“With the GERS solutions, our store managers will have real-time visibility into inventory, orders, turnover, and shrink,” said Sean Hadeed, CEO of Cadel Trading Ltd., “which will give them more control over ordering and replenishment to optimize our store assortments and increase revenues.”
GERS integrated solutions provide detailed, up-to-the-second knowledge of every transaction to ensure that all decision makers have the best information possible when deciding which products are right by store location and retail price points. Delivering real-time inventory information to merchants enables them to make the critical merchandising decisions that drive their organization’s performance.
“GERS” solutions give Cadel Trading Ltd. the tools to coordinate and streamline operations across their entire chain,” said Phil Kenney, Vice President, Group Product Manager & Marketing Operations for GERS Retail Systems. “Additionally, it provides a highly scalable platform that allows them to fulfill their goal of expanding to the other Caribbean Islands.
About GERS Retail Systems
GERS Retail Systems is a leading supplier of software solutions for consumer-centric retailing. By facilitating the real-time flow of transactions and information across the entire retail organization, our solutions enable retailers to consistently anticipate, understand, and fulfill their customers’ expectations for products that are priced, located, and timed to provide the optimal shopping experience. GERS solutions manage the merchandising life cycle, multi-channel selling, planning, business intelligence, and supply chain synchronization to create a great customer experience. For more information, please visit www.gers.com.