Galleria’s New Mobile Cloud-Based Retail Portal Provides Anytime, Anywhere Access

  Galleria’s New Mobile Cloud-Based Retail Portal Provides Anytime, Anywhere
  Access

  -New product improves retail and vendor collaboration, maximizes in-store
                                 compliance-

Business Wire

CHICAGO -- January 14, 2013

Galleria Retail Technology Solutions, a global leader in retail and vendor
category optimization solutions, today announced the Galleria Mobile Retail
Portal as a new addition to its well-established, consumer-focused range of
solutions.

The solution, which is part of Galleria’s evolving Cloud Platform, enables
instant access to real-time information via a mobile device for increased
collaboration between vendor, retailer and field personnel for enhanced space
management capabilities at the shelf.

Ensuring that its retail technology remains in keeping with an increasingly
mobile population, the Galleria Mobile Retail Portal enables accurate and
current planogram information to be immediately accessed and viewed on a
variety of devices including tablets and mobile phones. Planogram
implementation becomes efficient and as a result, strategy execution is
enhanced by ensuring that consumers see the products they wish to purchase, at
the right time, in the right place and in the right quantity to suit their
needs. This also helps to improve the retailer’s bottom-line through maximized
compliance, minimized waste/mark-downs, improved product availability,
increased sales, and maximized workforce efficiency.

According to Mike Humphreys, Galleria’s Chief Technology Officer, retailers
and vendor field representatives see immediate benefits through instant access
of dimensional shelf level data to enable the correct information to become
available to those physically in front of the shelf. By capturing planograms
and fixtures, along with layout scanning and reporting, the portal enables
issues to be quickly identified and addressed at shelf level, ultimately
enabling increased focus on improving compliance in those stores with
identified recurring issues.

“Mobile has become a pervasive influence for consumers in every channel and
we’re helping retailers and vendors collaborate more effectively at the shelf
to enable them to react to their customers increasing demands,” Humphreys
said.

A key element within Galleria’s new Cloud Platform is also the portal’s
ability to allow immediate transfer of product level information, including
assortments, planograms and images for on-demand, permission-based viewing
in-store.

“Retailers will also realize cost benefits through limited infrastructure cost
and cloud hosting at times when data is not required, which removes the need
for costly storage,” Humphreys said. “Overall, the portal provides a robust
amount of retail technology with only a light footprint into their IT
organization,”

For more information, visit www.galleria-rts.com.

About Galleria Retail Technology Solutions

Galleria is the leading provider of retailer and vendor category optimization
solutions and consulting services. With its comprehensive product suite,
Galleria provides customer-focused solutions for data warehousing and
management, workflow management, clustering, automated and optimized
assortment and space planning supported by detailed analytics and reporting
solutions designed to meet the needs of retailers and vendors. The net result
is that users realize significant benefits including: increased sales,
enhanced margins, reduced waste/mark-down and accelerated inventory turns.
Galleria’s flexible solutions can be hosted by Galleria and/or operated as
both desktop and integrated solutions and/or provided as pure consultancy
services. Galleria currently works with many of the world’s leading retailers
and vendors including Asda, Atlantic & Pacific, Giant Eagle, Maxima, MVideo,
Morrisons, One Stop, Safeway and Tesco.

For more information about Galleria, visit www.galleria-rts.com

Contact:

Media Contacts:
Mulberry Marketing Communications
Ron Whittington, (904) 355-8680
rwhittington@mulberrymc.com
or
Galleria Retail Technology Solutions
Kristie Davison, +44(0)127 824 412
(866) 397 0546
kristie.davison@galleria-rts.com
 
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