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    A&P Opts for Retail 20/20

    Agilence's chain-wide solution combats shrink, fraud

    By Bridget Goldschmidt, Stagnito Business Information

    The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co. (A&P) has selected Retail 20/20 from Agilence, Inc., a provider of cloud-based exception reporting solutions, to assist the grocer's chain-wide effort to reduce shrink and fraud. The solution will roll out to all A&P stores.

    Agilence's 'Flexible Reporting Tool'

    "We needed a flexible reporting tool that made it easier to analyze all of our data in one place, and one that was also available as a subscription," explained Jim D'Arcy, A&P's VP loss prevention and food safety. "After evaluating all available solutions, we chose Retail 20/20 because of its scalability and flexibility The product will allow us to analyze the enterprise as a whole and also allow individual brand analysis, which is critical due to the different go-to-market strategies each brand implements."

    "Retailers today are constantly evolving, and the data they collect reflects this," added Russ Hawkins, CEO of Mount Laurel, N.J.-based Agilence. "That is why Retail 20/20 was built to be flexible, helping retailers like A&P personalize the solution for each of their brands."

    Montvale, N.J.-based A&P operates more than 300 stores in the Northeast under the A&P, Food Basics, The Food Emporium, Pathmark, Superfresh and Waldbaum's banners.

     

     

    By Bridget Goldschmidt, Stagnito Business Information
    • About Bridget Goldschmidt In addition to serving as Progressive Grocer’s Managing Editor, Bridget writes many print and digital features encompassing a range of grocery and fresh categories across the store. Bridget also enjoys on-site reporting assignments at such key industry events as the New York Fancy Food Show and the International Boston Seafood Show, in addition to visiting stores for PG’s prestigious Store of the Month feature. In her years with the magazine, she has developed into a knowledgeable voice on grocery industry trends, sought by such distinguished publications as The New York Times.

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