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June 11th, 2024

AEON’s Private Label Product Group, AEON Topvalu, Partners with Centric Software

Centric PLM to Improve Operational Excellence and Increase Productivity for Packaging Development

CAMPBELL, Calif., June 11th, 2024 – Centric Software®, the Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) market leader is pleased to announce its recent partnership with Aeon Topvalu Co., Ltd., a major Japanese retailer. Centric Software provides the most innovative enterprise solutions to plan, design, develop, source, buy, make, price, allocate, sell and replenish products such as fashion, outdoor, luxury, multi-category retail, grocery, food & beverage, cosmetics & personal care and consumer electronics to achieve strategic and operational digital transformation goals.

AEON Topvalu Co., Ltd. is a prominent subsidiary of AEON Group, a leading Japanese retailer. Established to develop and manage AEON’s private label products, AEON Topvalu specializes in offering a wide range of high-quality, affordable goods, from food and beverages to household items and apparel.

Keen to expand its private label product line, Aeon Topvalu recognized the need for a centralized system to manage labeling information, including ingredients, nutrients, allergen details, the origin of raw materials in processed foods, product features and more. Additionally, the company sought to streamline packaging development tasks to improve the efficiency of proofing processes and better track design changes. To achieve these goals, Aeon Topvalu selected Centric PLM™ as its technology partner.

Chris Groves, CEO of Centric Software says, “We are honored that Aeon Topvalu, a core business of the Aeon Group, which has a significant influence in the Japanese and Asian retail market, has chosen Centric Software as its partner for operational efficiency and digital transformation (DX). We will continue to support AEON Group as a partner in achieving its growth strategies, including advancing its digitalization and expanding its global business footprint.”

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From its headquarters in Silicon Valley, Centric Software provides the market-leading AI-enabled Product Lifecycle Management platform for food & beverage manufacturers, grocery and multi-category retailers. As experts in all fast-moving consumer goods, Centric Software delivers best-of-breed solutions to design, develop, source, buy, make, package, assort and sell products. Centric solutions optimize the product portfolio, harmonize product offers and streamline product development by speeding time to market and innovation while enhancing quality control and ensuring regulatory compliance.

  • Centric PLM™ features integrated industry best practices and innovative, AI-enabled capabilities tailored specifically for food and beverage manufacturers, retailers and service providers. Seamlessly manage the overall product lifecycle, from initial concept and formula development to packaging, quality, supplier collaboration, nutritional labeling, production, SKU rationalization and beyond. Results include up to a 50% improvement in productivity and a 60% decrease in time to market.
  • Centric Visual Boards™ are a visually oriented top-down/bottom-up product portfolio optimization tool. Real-time data and imagery from multiple business systems are brought into a singular accessible workspace, creating a new, visual way of working for all teams to ensure robust, well-balanced global/regional product offers, dramatically decreasing assortment development cycle time.

Centric Software maintains a 100% go-live rate and has received awards for excellence from Just Food, Just Drinks, Business Awards UK, Frost & Sullivan and many other regional accolades. Centric Software is proud to provide the best solutions, backed by the best team and to partner with the best customers.

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