WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Kum & Go LC selected Symphony EYC's G.O.L.D. Space Optimization software with centralized data management to simplify the merchandising process across its stores. It will also allow the convenience retailer to streamline daily tasks, such as importing data and performing swap outs of deleted items and new product introductions.
"Kum & Go is pleased to partner with Symphony EYC for its G.O.L.D. Space Optimization software, which is both sophisticated, yet easy to use," stated Kristin Jarabek, vice president of merchandise planning & space, Kum & Go. "G.O.L.D. allows us to more efficiently manage and optimize our store space, to ultimately provide a better experience for our customers."
Symphony EYC provides software and services to more than 1,000 retailers, manufacturers and wholesalers worldwide.
"G.O.L.D. was selected to enable this process because of our ability to provide a centralized platform that will house all planograms, floor plans and merchandising data," said Matt Robinson, market development director, Symphony EYC G.O.L.D. Solutions. "Our solutions provide a platform to deliver more robust analytics that deliver better fact-based decisions and facilitate two-way communication with stores leading to more efficient and accurate retail execution."
West Des Moines-based Kum & Go operates 432 c-stores in Iowa, Arkansas, Colorado, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Wyoming.