United Supermarkets Chooses Teradata for Enterprise Intelligence

By Team YS|19th Feb 2010
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Data integration and advanced analytics to improve category management and marketing

Dayton, Ohio, February, 2010 - Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC), the world's largest company solely focused on data warehousing and enterprise analytics, announced recently that United Supermarkets, a Texas-based regional retail grocery chain with stores in 50 locations, has selected Teradata to meet its growing and comprehensive enterprise information requirements.

The retailer is deploying a multiple-terabyte Data Warehouse Appliance from Teradata with the Retail Decisions Enterprise Suite, the Retail Logical Data Model, and Teradata Professional Services. In addition, the project is a win for the Teradata Accelerate for Data Warehousing program, a package including software, hardware and services, which enables companies to rapidly deploy and realize business value from their data warehouse investment.

The Teradata system will integrate and centralize the rapid flow of complex business information collected from across the organization and its thousands of sources and touchpoints. The Teradata system will be used for advanced business analysis of detail data, directly aimed at providing new insight for category management and marketing decision making.

"We were impressed by Teradata's retail expertise, professional consulting services and its ability to deliver a system that is a perfect fit and price for our business and technology requirements," said Chris St. Clair, CIO, United Supermarkets, LLC. "Teradata gets retail - and they know exactly what we need. We increasingly rely on detailed and predictive insight to be successful - and the power of Teradata's enterprise-class analytics has come at just the right time for our business."

"Retailers that choose Teradata over competing vendors do so because they are making a long-term investment in a powerful intelligence engine that meets very specific requirements for their unique business organizations and users - and returns great value," said Ed Dupee, vice president of global retail marketing and solutions for Teradata. "The best retailers don't simply buy boxes. They have complex sets of requirements that most data platform vendors either don't understand or cannot adequately address. We are pleased to welcome United Supermarkets into the global Teradata retail community."

The Teradata retail customer community includes seventy percent of the top 20 retailers in the world, including the world's largest retailer - plus the largest retail chains based in France, in Germany and in the U.K.

"We have been seeing an uptick in store chains and online retailers coming to us for expertise and the solutions they need to extend their enterprise intelligence capabilities," said Dupee. "Just a few of these that we can mention include Amazon.com, Apple, Cabela's, Charming Shoppes, CVS, GAP Inc., Grupo Cortefiel, Haggen Stores, JD Williams, JC Penney, Limited Stores, Lund Food Holdings, OTTO Group, Overstock.com, Rakuten (Japan-online), Sheetz, Shop Direct, Tesco, Winn-Dixie and many supermarket chains from around the world."

For more information on Teradata's retail solutions and services, please click here.

About United Supermarkets:

Now in its 94th year of operation, United Supermarkets, LLC, is a Texas-based,family-owned grocery chain with stores in 30 markets across north and west Texas. A self-distributing company with its headquarters and distribution center in Lubbock, United currently operates 50 stores under three distinct formats: United Supermarkets, Market Street and Amigos United.

About Teradata:

Teradata Corporation (NYSE: TDC) is the world's largest company solely focused on raising intelligence and achieving enterprise agility through its database software, enterprise data warehousing, data warehouse appliances, consulting, and enterprise analytics. Visit Teradata on the web at www.teradata.com.

 

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