SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Mat Mathews, PR.com Newswire, David Smith, Tim Crawford, Kevin Benedict

News Feed Item

McArthurGlen Designer Outlets choose BOARD for Business Analytics

McArthurGlenGroup, Europe’s leading owner, developer and manager of designer outlets, has chosen BOARD as their strategic Business Intelligence solution to provide real time improved visability internally across the business.

BOARD will provide McArthurGlen with self-service analytical information and next generation Reporting, Analysis, Dashboard, KPI and Visualisation. It will provide one analytical version of the truth across all lines of the P&L linking Finance, Sales, HR and Operations to transform the way information is managed internally and providing more transparency for the organisation’s decision making processes.

Unlike traditional Business Intelligence systems that have previously dominated the Retail industry, BOARD can deliver information quickly and easily by integrating the processes of budgeting, planning and forecasting with reporting; analytics; dashboarding and scorecarding within one unique system. Traditional systems are often difficult to use, disconnected from Corporate Budgeting & Planning processes and simply provide static reports, with little or no business analysis.

Adam Brown the Applications Manager at McArthurGlen Group, which has 20 McArthurGlen Designer Outlets across Europe, says:

“As a continually evolving fashion retailer, we required a single strategic solution that would allow input and modelling from both commercial and retail perspectives. BOARD has proven itself ideally suited to our need to manage new data sources quickly and easily and also to provide everyone with the same consistent view of information across the company.”

Dominic Policella, Director at BOARD UK adds:

“It is fantastic to welcome McArthurGlen as a new BOARD customer and is further proof of BOARD's visionary solution. Our unique unified solution will provide McArthurGlen with a future proof platform to manage and improve their business performance by making better and more informed decisions.”

About BOARD

BOARD International is a leading global provider of software for improving business results through better decision making. By unifying Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management in a single product, the BOARD Management Intelligence solution enables companies to achieve a shared vision of their performance across the entire organisation, and thus a single version of the truth. Since 1994, BOARD has helped over 2,500 organisations improve their business performance by making better decisions. BOARD has a worldwide reseller network with local partners across the globe.

About McArthurGlen

McArthurGlen is Europe's leading owner, developer and manager of Designer Outlets. Kaempfer Partners founded McArthurGlen Designer Outlets in Europe in 1993; pioneering the concept of designer outlet retailing and have since grown to manage 20 Designer Outlets across eight countries in Europe - Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, the Netherlands and the UK.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.