Ripley Chile Inc, one of the country's largest clothing retailers, has selected Manthan Systems' flagship analytics solution to help enhance its business performance.

ARC Merchandise Analytics, a performance management solution for retail merchandising, will assist Ripley in optimising inventory levels and in-stock positions, improving assortments, reviewing competitive positioning, and better managing in store operations. 

The retailer is also deploying Manthan's Retail Performance Management Framework, a best practices role-based implementation approach that helps reduce time to benefit and accelerates return on investment. 

"With today's rapidly growing and competitive business environment, it became essential that we provided our associates with the best possible systems to improve productivity and employ better insight into critical decisions," says Ronny Scheller, director of merchandise planning and logistics.  

"ARC will transform the way our merchandising executives look at their business, but will also touch many other areas within Ripley, including areas such as store operations, marketing, finance, and loss prevention," added CTO/COO Gustavo Pardo.