Unicoop Firenze Optimizes Store and Inventory Operations With Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management

Unicoop Firenze Optimizes Store and Inventory Operations With Oracle Retail 
Store Inventory Management 
Italian Co-operative Retailer Rolls-Out Oracle Retail Solution to
Improve Inventory Management and Customer Experience 
REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/09/13 --  Oracle (NASDAQ:
News Facts 

--  Unicoop Firenze, the Italian co-operative retailer, is using Oracle
    Retail Store Inventory Management to streamline store and inventory
    operations and improve the customer experience.
--  Italy's largest co-operative operates over 100 hypermarkets,
    supermarkets and stores across seven provinces. To unify disparate
    processes within a common solution and achieve greater control over
    store assets, the retailer chose to implement Oracle Retail Store
    Inventory Management.
--  Completion of the store roll-out is expected in September 2013, but
    Unicoop Firenze is already benefiting from more efficient inventory
    management processes that are helping the organization respond more
    quickly to customer demand.
--  Greater control over its inventory is helping Unicoop Firenze to
    reduce shrinkage, improve margins and provide more accurate store
    inventory visibility.
--  Oracle Retail Consulting provided targeted assistance throughout the
    implementation contributing to the success of each stage of the
--  The deployment of Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management extends
    Oracle's relationship with Unicoop Firenze, which is using Oracle
    Exadata Database Machine to accelerate data processing to improve
    decision-making and optimize operations.

Supporting Quotes 

--  "We are committed to providing the best possible customer experience,
    and it was key our store and inventory processes be optimized in
    support of this goal," said Riccardo Rapi, Chief Information Officer,
    Unicoop Firenze. "The assistance of Oracle Retail Consulting has been
    instrumental in designing and delivering the solution, and as product
    experts, their involvement has directly contributed to the success of
    the project."
--  "Unicoop Firenze recognizes the benefits of optimizing its operations
    to deliver on the right customer experience initiatives and improve
    business performance," said Mike Webster, Senior Vice President and
    General Manager, Oracle Retail.

Supporting Resources 

--  Unicoop Firenze
--  Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management
--  Oracle Retail on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube
--  Oracle Retail Blog
--  Oracle Insight-Driven Retailing Blog
--  Oracle Retail in the News
--  Oracle Retail Asset and Centralized Knowledge Portal

About Oracle Retail
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aspect of their business. 20 of the top 20 retailers worldwide --
including fashion, hardlines, grocery and specialty retailers -- use
Oracle solutions to drive performance, deliver critical insights and
fuel growth across traditional, mobile and commerce channels. For
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