Best Buy Mexico Deploys Kronos in the Cloud

  Best Buy Mexico Deploys Kronos in the Cloud

Business Wire

MEXICO CITY & CHELMSFORD, Mass. -- June 26, 2013

Best Buy Mexico, a subsidiary of Best Buy Co. Inc, has selected workforce
management solutions from Kronos Incorporated to more effectively manage its
workforce, which will ultimately help the retailer achieve higher levels of
customer service. For fast payback, Best Buy Mexico is deploying the solutions
in the Kronos Cloud.

News Facts

  *Best Buy Mexico selected the time and attendance, forecasting and
    scheduling, budgeting, absence management, and labor analytics
    applications from Kronos. Offering a unique combination of deep
    functionality and ease of use, these applications will allow Best Buy
    Mexico to standardize the workforce management solution for all employees
    across its eight stores as well as offer scalability to include future
    employees. By deploying in the Kronos Cloud, Best Buy Mexico will rely on
    Kronos to perform all configuration, maintenance, upgrades, and support of
    the workforce management applications, enabling Best Buy Mexico’s IT
    department to focus resources on other priorities.
  *Replacing a semi-manual process, and through complete automation and
    standardization of critical processes, Kronos will help Best Buy Mexico
    further achieve its business objectives of delivering improved levels of
    customer experience and profitability.
  *By using the forecasting and scheduling application from Kronos, Best Buy
    Mexico will be able to create accurate schedules and plans based on budget
    and consideration of weekly or seasonal promotions, events, and trends.
    The absence management solution from Kronos will enable Best Buy Mexico to
    better control planned, unexpected, and prolonged absences, which impact
    labor costs, productivity, and customer service.

Supporting Quotes

  *Alex Torres, human resources director, Best Buy Mexico
    “We selected Kronos for two main reasons. First, Kronos has the longest
    record of helping retailers around the world successfully optimize their
    workforce management processes. Second, Kronos offers solutions that are
    highly intuitive and innovative. We don’t know of another workforce
    management vendor that matches Kronos in innovation, functionality, and
    ease of use.”

  *Gabriel Alvarado, general director, Kronos Latin America
    “The Best Buy brand exemplifies solid values of customer service and
    employee satisfaction and it is rewarding to see Best Buy Mexico embracing
    workforce management to drive better operations. We are committed to
    helping the world’s leading electronics retailer achieve its business
    goals in a more effective manner.”


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About Kronos Incorporated

Kronos is the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in
the cloud. Tens of thousands of organizations in more than 100 countries —
including more than half of the Fortune 1000^® — use Kronos to control labor
costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity. Learn
more about Kronos industry-specific time and attendance, scheduling, absence
management, HR and payroll, hiring, and labor analytics applications at Kronos: Workforce Innovation That Works^™.

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