Retail Software Solutions
Retail organisations are complex entities, with multiple locations needing to share data around the clock. Business solutions for retail organisations must cope with these data demands, as well as integration with multiple other systems. If they can’t, the back office function has the potential to become unwieldy.
In the face of this complexity, Advanced Business Solutions can provide retailers with valuable support. Thanks to more than 25 years’ experience working with some 200 retail customers, we have the technology and the knowledge to help retailers fine-tune critical aspects of their business operations. Plus we can give you the means to reduce costs and safeguard your margins in fiercely competitive market conditions.
Why choose Advanced Business Solutions?
Technology for a smarter back office
We develop and deploy innovative back-office financial management, human capital management and business intelligence solutions. These can help you to improve key business processes, gain business insight and boost your competitive advantage.
Shared services for reduced costs
Many retail organisations – particularly where there has been acquisition and merger activity – are consolidating finance and IT departments into shared service centres. Our scalable solutions are purpose-built to support shared services, helping you to reduce back office processing costs.
Our retail capabilities
- Enterprise-wide financial management, providing workflow and process control
- Works across the sector, including high street, wholesale and on-line functions
Read more about Financial Accounting
- Store performance analytics enables store managers to quickly decipher valuable information
- Reduce procurement costs with Spend Analytics
Read more about Business Intelligence
Supply Chain Management
- OpenLogistix is a comprehensive supply chain management software solution designed to support small to large end user populations and transaction volumes
Read more about Supply Chain Management
Want to know more?
To find out more about our retail solutions, visit our resources area.
Alternatively, call us on 0845 160 6162 and we can help you determine the right solution for you.
Request information on our solutions for the Retail sector
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