Centric Retail PLM builds a bridge between consumers and development teams with high-level visibility and smart merchandise planning facilities.
Use a configurable collaborative platform for your technical data and enhanced co-development processes with suppliers, laboratories, agencies and internal and external users to improve
Use unique Centric Retail PLM mobile apps to capture competitive information from the market as an input for your global vision on your product offering across different lines and labels.
Find out how grocery and supermarket retailers create a solid digital foundation to innovate and drive their businesses to the next level with Centric Retail PLM. Check out these customer stories and learning tools, or request a demo to see it for yourself!
Specialist food and beverage brand uses Centric Retail PLM to juggle licensed and own-brand product development within extremely tight delivery windows and centralize data, saving up to $100,000 a year in project management time.
Siplec, the company owned by French retailer E.Leclerc that handles their supply of manufactured products, needed a solution to handle diverse products and growth in new geographies.
Find out why Centric Retail PLM fit the bill!
Check out our food and beverage business infographic to see how Centric Retail PLM makes it easier to handle product development, packaging, compliance, supplier collaboration and more!
The online shopping boom and the fragmentation of market segments create uncertainty for retailers – including supermarket and grocery retailers – as a competitive marketplace gets even more fierce.
Learn about 3 proven business strategies to get ahead in this
Centric Retail PLM empowers supermarket and grocery retailers to grow and meet market challenges head on:
ingredients for products, all the way back to the field where they’re grown
proper allergen data to meet regulatory requirements, ensure customer safety and inform increasingly health-conscious customers
multiple vendors and supplier inspections in a highly regulated environment
increased competition and diminishing margins, led by discount retailers
growing demand for organic products, reduced waste and the need to track growers, suppliers, sustainability criteria and regulatory compliance
customer buying behavior and demand transference, harnessing data and insights gained from customer loyalty programs
to changing consumer demands with expansion into ready-made meals and prepared food, online shopping convenience and growth of home deliveries
quality high while the market pace increases to preserve brand reputation and customer loyalty
regulations for safety, handling, storage, packaging and labeling requirements for weight, nutritional value and allergens
pressure to increase product innovation, expand to more markets and channels while keeping time to market fast
As well as addressing broader market challenges, Centric Retail PLM smooths out operational speedbumps for grocery and supermarket retailers such as a lack of transparency, inaccessible product data and communication breakdowns. Here’s how!
Managing products across different lines, labels and regions with hundreds of spreadsheets and information stored in often inaccessible locations
Manage all technical product and assortment data in a centralized digital space that provides an up-to-date source of truth for everyone who needs it
Localizing private label assortments within centralized merchandise plans
Gain full visibility into market basket attributes across all categories to optimize shelf space
Connecting development teams to suppliers and facilities to easily manage inspections, communications, collaboration and workflows with hundreds of external suppliers
Improve co-development processes with suppliers using a collaborative platform and easily manage quality control and inspections with PLM-connected mobile apps and templates, accessible by all team members in real time
Calculating costs and margins, including warehousing and delivery
Easily calculate costs and product margins that reflect fluctuations in prices of raw materials, warehousing, shipping and changing tariffs
Visibility into product development
Improve digitization of the supply chain for greater sourcing transparency and manage costing, labeling and tagging of products destined for multiple markets in multiple currencies and languages
Calculating promotions based on competitive analysis
Leverage mobile apps to capture competitive information and product testing feedback from the market as inputs across different lines and labels
Balancing the right mix of food products with near food and non-food products
Connect consumer demand and development teams with smart use of sales data to inform category planning
Meet the grocery and supermarket retailers already using Centric Retail PLM to get more innovative products to more markets in more regions faster while reducing costs and staying ahead of the competition. Request a demo to find out how you can too!