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Business & Money | Friday 28 October, 2016 9:10 am |

Grand Hypermarkets Chooses Manthan Retail Analytics to Bring Intelligent Decision Making to its FMCG Retail Business

Manthan, a global leader in BI and Big Data analytics solutions, today announced that Grand Hypermarkets, a leading Hyper and Super market chain, has chosen Manthan Retail Analytics to gain actionable insights across its 40 stores in the UAE, Oman, Kuwait, India and Qatar.

Grand Hypermarkets, part of the Regency Group, focuses on providing high quality goods and services, and as a result garnered over 1 Billion AED in annual revenue last year. As part of the multi-year contract, Manthan will deploy state of the art retail analytics to help Grand Hypermarkets integrate business information spread across multiple functional silos, improve stock visibility and operational efficiencies.

"With over 100,000 SKUs, diving deep into our store and product performance is no easy feat. Manthan has a comprehensive, award-winning, advanced analytics portfolio and an unmatched experience of serving more than 200 global brands. Expertise in FMCG retail, coupled with a ready-to-use, SaaS Retail Analytics solution, made Manthan a natural choice for Grand Hypermarkets," said Abbas Khan, GM of Retail Operations, Grand Hypermarkets.

"Manthan's pre-built role based dashboards and ready-to-use retail templates will enable us to Switch On Analytics and quickly leapfrog various stages of analytical maturity. The distinct difference we see is that, Manthan's Retail Analytics can go beyond just mining data and providing insights. Here we have guided analytics with insights that understand business contexts - supported by rich visualizations that the business users can understand," added Abbas.

"We are extremely delighted that Grand Hypermarkets chose Manthan, as it marks another step towards our aim to democratize analytics in the Middle East, through our regional office at Dubai. This further demonstrates our leadership in Grocery retail in MEA, complementing our well acknowledged expertise in fashion and apparel retail. Manthan's advanced analytics solutions are designed to empower every decision maker in the company with actionable insights to drive profitable sales and growth," said Ehtesham Mohammed, VP Middle East and Africa, Manthan.

"Manthan really understands the FMCG retail business. By leveraging on-demand access and deep insights across products, promotions, placements, pricing and in-store merchandising, Grand Hypermarkets will be able to make faster, competitive decisions that improve assortment mix and space utilization," added Seema Agarwal, VP Retail Analytics, Manthan.

Manthan's Retail Analytics is the only built for retail solution that blends retail specific enterprise BI, best of breed data discovery powered by Tableau, and advanced analytics. With comprehensive analytics that spans discovery, descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analytics, Manthan Retail Analytics will enable Grand to provide management and merchandising teams with a single version of the truth.

Manthan will again have a major presence at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Convention & Expo that will be held January 15-17, 2017 at New York City's Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Meet Manthan's Analytics experts at booth #4111 at the NRF Convention & Expo.

About Manthan 

Manthan is the Chief Analytics Officer for consumer industries worldwide. Manthan's portfolio of analytics-enabled business applications, advanced analytics platforms and solutions are architected to help users across industries walk the complete data-to-result path - analyze, take guided decisions and execute these decisions real-time. Sophisticated, yet intuitive analytical capability coupled with the power of big data, mobility and cloud computing, brings users business-ready applications that provide on-demand access and real-time execution - the only path to profit in a contemporary, on-demand and connected economy. Manthan is one of the most awarded analytics innovators among analysts and customers alike. To see how your business can gain from analytics, visit

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