Paris/Hong Kong (PRWEB) December 23, 2013
Core Solutions, a leading provider of product lifecycle management, global sourcing and extended supply chain automation solutions for the retail industry, today announced that it has signed an agreement with CAFOM Group to implement CORE’s CBX software as the common platform to support the group’s global sourcing and direct import operations.
CAFOM operates a number of furniture and household goods outlets in Europe and the Caribbean, with brand names such as Habitat, BUT franchise stores in the French islands, as well as online catalogues, such as Vente-unique.com and directlowcost.com. The Group was looking for a centralized platform to manage their global sourcing, order and logistics flow to improve costs, efficiency and get their products to market faster.
“We wanted a solution to manage global sourcing for our various brands and it was important that the chosen provider had a comprehensive understanding of our requirements and could implement quickly with a clear ROI,” said Vincent Destailleur, Chairman, CAFOM. “We chose Core Solutions because of their strong domain expertise in furniture and household goods and the flexibility and functionality of their CBX software.”
CAFOM will implement CBX 5, the latest version of Core Solutions’ software, which is a cloud-enabled multi-tenant Software-as-a-Service solution, offering similar benefits to an enterprise system without the need for heavy investment in hardware and headcount.
“We are excited to add CAFOM and their strong network of brand name retailers as our client,” said Michael Hung, CEO of Core Solutions. Household goods retailing is now a strong focus for our company as many of the top European retail brands in this sector use our software to manage their global sourcing and ordering processes. The clients are the real winners here, since by using the same platform they are able learn from to leverage on the best supply chain practices of their counterparts.”
CAFOM Group engages in the retailing of products for the home, including furniture, electronic equipment, household accessories and other items. The company sells its products through outlets in Europe, North America, Asia and Middle East and under the brand names Habitat and But stores in French Islands as well as through the leading website for Furniture in France, Vente-unique.com. To learn more, visit http://www.cafom.com.
About Core Solutions
Core Solutions (CORE) helps retailers, brands and suppliers streamline their supply chains, from Concept to Delivery. CORE’s extended supply chain management platform (CBX) enables organizations to drive greater speed, agility and efficiency and profit in bringing private label and branded merchandise to market. The CBX platform includes modules for Planning, Product Development, Buying, Sourcing, Order Management, Logistics and Finance. To learn more, visit http://www.coresolutions.com.