Prospecting for merchandise trends at AURUM

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Jewellery retail group AURUM is to add a new dimension of dynamic retail planning by implementing SAP Planning for Retail with CIBER and TRILAM. The retail planning solution will enable AURUM to structure their merchandise planning processes based on local customer preferences and create inventory transparency throughout the group. SAP Planning for Retail will deliver data from a single, central source and integrate with store, catalogue and web inventories, making it easier for planners to set and execute strategic objectives that dictate the direction of multichannel merchandising. The solution will integrate with AURUM’s current SAP landscape with the implementation due to commence in April 2012.

Prospecting for merchandise trends at AURUM with SAP Planning for Retail

Prospecting for merchandise trends at AURUM with SAP Planning for Retail

The integrated planning solution will allow AURUM to select the right mix of products at each store and allow us to adapt quickly to changing market conditions.

Alan Robinson, CIBER Retail Account Manager commented, “To help multichannel retailers understand and act on merchandising trends, SAP Planning for Retail is the only fully integrated retail planning solution that brings together comprehensive, real-time performance metrics with powerful customer centric planning and simulation functions. CIBER’s strategic partnership with merchandise planning implementation specialists TRILAM, will strengthen our SAP retail portfolio and combine extensive SAP retail expertise with specialist retail planning skills.”

Steve Sargent, CFO, AURUM said, “The integrated planning solution will allow AURUM to select the right mix of products at each store and allow us to adapt quickly to changing market conditions. We can also ensure our finance, merchandising and store operations are all planning and executing according to common objectives.”

Steve continued “CIBER has supported our business for many years, ever since we selected CIBER to implement our group-wide SAP Retail solution. CIBER has consistently delivered a high level of service and the partnership has been a true asset to the group. We look forward to implementing the new SAP enhancement tools with CIBER.”


AURUM is the largest prestige and luxury jewellers in the UK which now includes Watches of Switzerland, Mappin & Webb and Goldsmiths brands within its portfolio. The word AURUM, taken from the Latin word for gold (signified by the chemical symbol Au) and literally translated as "glowing dawn"; has for generations been synonymous with the most prized and sought after material in the world. The group is proud to be the largest distributor in the world of luxury brands such as Omega, TAG Heuer and Gucci. It is also the UK's largest distributor for Rolex, Cartier and Breitling. AURUM prides itself on the excellent product range and unrivalled service that we provide across our brands.

About CIBER, Inc.

CIBER, Inc. is a global information technology consulting, services and outsourcing company applying practical innovation through services and solutions that deliver tangible results for both commercial and government clients. Services include application development and management, ERP implementation, change management, project management, systems integration, infrastructure management and end-user computing, as well as strategic business and technology consulting. Founded in 1974 and headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado, CIBER has more than 7,500 employees. We operate in 19 countries, serving clients from 14 Global Solution Centers and 70 local offices in North America, Europe and Asia/Pacific. Annual revenue in 2011 exceeded $1.0 billion. CIBER trades on the New York Stock exchange (NYSE: CBR), and is included in the Russell 2000 Index and the S&P Small Cap 600 Index. For more information, visit

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