The Co-Operative Group: Retailer Avoids Tens of Millions in Growth Costs, Eases Innovation, and Boosts Security
The Co-operative Group, a member-owned company, operates retail stores and provides financial and other services. To support its aggressive growth goals, the Co-operative Group decided to implement an in-house data management solution with strong scalability and sophisticated reporting, development, and security tools. They replaced its Oracle customer management system with a solution based on Microsoft data warehousing technology for strong support and interoperability. The solution reduces the cost of the company's growth plans by tens of millions of dollars, simplifies reporting and development, and improves the security of customer information.