“With their strong grasp of our business issues and the Microsoft AX functionality, Cole gave us confidence that the implementation would go smoothly, helping us move our business to the next level,” Howard Tafler, CFO of DAVIDsTEA.
New York, NY (PRWEB) May 23, 2011
DAVIDsTEA selects Cole Systems to implement Microsoft Dynamics AX for Retail, an end-to-end retail solution, which standardizes operations across multiple locations. DAVIDsTEA was excited to work with Cole Systems, whose expertise with Dynamics AX for Retail allowed them to bring some of the first customers live on the solution. They felt assured that Cole Systems was providing the right solution for their business, and recognized that Dynamics AX for Retail would simplify their financial and supply chain management under one solution. “With their strong grasp of our business issues and the Microsoft AX functionality, Cole gave us confidence that the implementation would go smoothly, helping us move our business to the next level,” Howard Tafler, CFO of DAVIDsTEA.
DAVIDsTEA chose Dynamics AX for Retail as their ERP and Business Management Solution in order to handle all of their business processes such as Financial Management and Reporting, and Supply Chain Management. Furthermore, with retail specific modules, DAVIDsTEA will be able to grow and develop even further on the Dynamics AX for Retail platform. The result is an end-to-end ERP solution that not only creates a unified system for DAVIDsTEA today, but also provides the foundation of growth for tomorrow.
Founded in 1987, Cole Systems is one of Microsoft’s oldest Gold Certified Partners with an industry leading reputation that is unmatched. Cole offered DAVIDsTEA a personalized experience by tailoring Dynamics AX for Retail so that it fits seamlessly with their current operations. Cole Systems’ consultants are leading business experts in the technology industry with skills and knowledge that are unrivaled. A personalized relationship during discovery combined with a tailored solution made, Cole Systems the clear choice for DAVIDsTEA to take their company to the next level with a business management solution.
DAVIDsTEA is a Montreal based tea shop and multi-channel retail organization focused on the sale of tea and tea related products. Since their opening in 2008, the business has expanded to over 45 stores, and they plan to end the year 2011 with upwards of 75 stores. Tea and accessories are available in store locations across Canada and online for Canadian and American customers.
Currently the company’s two largest channels are B2C and e-commerce. At any time, DAVIDsTEA has approximately 120 teas available, including over 100 permanent teas and a rotating cast of special collections. Their product mix includes loose tea, beverages, gift packs/pre-packaged tea, and accessories such as mugs, infusers, and teapots. Some store locations also offer locally sourced bakery items.