Merchandising and Business Intelligence to Replace Legacy System
Miami, FL — Mi9 Retail, the premier provider of enterprise retail merchandising, business intelligence and store operations software, announced today that Century 21 Department Store has selected Mi9 Retail to replace its current systems. Century 21 found the superior technology, rapid implementation, single-product integration and low support requirements of Mi9 Retail extremely competitive in terms of total cost of ownership.
Century 21, legendary for its exceptional offering of designer merchandise at discount prices, was in need of a merchandising and analytics system that would streamline business operations. Century 21 identified Mi9 Merchant as the perfect solution that delivers the functionality and actionable analysis to enable its teams to work more efficiently and effectively. Mi9 Merchant is the only completely-integrated merchandising and business intelligence system specifically designed to address the high transaction processing needs of retailing combined with expert decision-making tools. Century 21 will be able to manage volume-intensive retail merchandising activities as well as gain access to real-time performance dashboards bringing meaningful visibility into shopper behavior, product performance and vendor reliability. In addition, the advanced architectural framework of Mi9 Merchant will provide Century 21 with seamless integration across back-end systems and quicker implementation for faster time to value.
“We selected Mi9 Retail as our retail technology solution partner following an extensive evaluation of leading merchandising systems to find the right business partner. We are impressed by Mi9 Retail’s modern technology, customer references, comprehensive functionality and ease of integration with our external systems. The functionality is the best we have seen on the market and is more advanced than any vendor we have reviewed,” said Harry Roberts, Chief Information Officer, Century 21. “The decision to select Mi9 Retail was unanimous among the Century 21 merchant and IS teams.”
“Mi9 Retail is proud to partner with the expert management and ownership teams of Century 21,” commented Neil Moses, President, Mi9 Retail. We are pleased to play a role in helping Century 21 focus on growing its business with a technology solution that streamlines internal processes and creates a fully-aligned experience across all retail channels to effectively drive growth and maximize profits.”
About Century 21 Department Store
Century 21 Department Store, established in 1961, offers designer men’s, women’s and children’s apparel, footwear, outerwear, lingerie and accessories along with cosmetics and home goods at select stores and online at 40-65% off retail every day. The retailer is headquartered in Downtown Manhattan, with four other locations in New York including Lincoln Square, Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island and three additional locations in New Jersey including Paramus, Morristown and Elizabeth as well as online at C21Stores.com. In October of 2014, Century 21 Department Store opened its first store outside of the New York Metro area, in Philadelphia. For more information, visit www.c21stores.com.