Department Store Retailer Ripley Selects Manthan Systems to Power its Retail Analytics

By Prne, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, September 29, 2009

CHICAGO - Manthan Systems, Inc., a Retail Business Intelligence and Analytics specialist, today announced that Ripley, Inc., a leading department store in Peru, has selected its flagship product, ARC Merchandise Analytics.

Ripley required a solution that would help them leverage transactional data to drive better strategic and tactical decisions. They needed technology to deliver business insights which would enable them to drive consumer-centric merchandising. After evaluating multiple vendors, ARC Merchandise Analytics was selected.

“In today’s highly competitive retail market Ripley needs a Merchandising Analytics solution that helps us make the right decisions, quickly and with the right data. With its ability to drill down and across to the level of detail required by our business users, ARC Merchandise Analytics will allow us to manage our business better as well as serve our customers better” says Marco Carrion, Director of Merchandise Planning and Logistics.

“ARC Merchandise Analytics enables my group to address the unique needs of each internal customer who needs to leverage transactional, merchandise and operational data. Manthan’s retail-specific data model and the completeness of the solution’s pre-built KPIs will serve Ripley well” adds Humberto Northcote, Business Intelligence Manager.

Manthan’s Director of Business Development, Frank Cuevas quotes “Today’s retailers need flexible systems that offer fast, data-intensive analysis for consumer-centric merchandising. ARC’s powerful and actionable role-based analytics will help Ripley deliver enhanced value to their entire enterprise.”

About Ripley

Ripley Corp is one of the largest retail companies in Chile and Peru. Ripley’s main line of business is the retail sale of clothing, accessories and home furnishings, though the company also participates in the financial business through direct credit to its customers. It started operations in Peru in 1997, focusing on giving its customers an experience that is new and unique with its decor and world famous brands in its repertoire.

About Manthan Systems

Manthan Systems is a leading producer of analytics solutions for global retail and CPG industries. Manthan’s cutting edge solutions help retailers gain a competitive edge by improving their decision making process. Manthan’s products address the entire gamut of business intelligence and analytical needs of a global retailer. Manthan understands the nuances of different retail segments and formats, having worked with Fortune 500 retailers spread across geographies. For more information about Manthan Systems, please visit

Contact: Frank Cuevas Director of Business Development Manthan Systems Contact No. +1-847-925-5131 Fax: +1-312-275-8558 Email:

Source: Manthan Systems, Inc

Contact: Frank Cuevas, Director of Business Development, Manthan Systems, Contact No. +1-847-925-5131, Fax: +1-312-275-8558, Email: at

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