Retail Manager Solutions are delighted to announce that WHSmith, one of the UK`s leading retail groups and household name has successfully rolled out RMS’ metro Print Controller Solution across its 1,200 store portfolio. The solution was rolled out to all stores in January 2016.
Print Controller forms part of RMS’ metro portfolio and is provides a full in-store portal providing access to all styles or print materials, from shelf edge labels, stickers, barkers, talkers and signage. Integration with ERP, price and product information ensures accuracy and adherence to corporate branding and trading standards. Print Controller promotes productivity and mobility and can be used on PC’s, Hand Held Devices and Tablets within the store environment.
The RMS web-based solution replaces the WHS in-house developed system that was nearing end of life and will be utilised across the entire retail estate. A key driver for WHSmith project was the production and management of self-adhesive Stickers where specific stationary is used within stores to promote books. With Print Controller, the self-adhesive stickers are grouped, batched and printed to optimise stationary usage resulting in significant cost savings and a reduction in wasted stationary.
The first newsagent in the Smith family name opened in 1792, and the company, WHSmith, was created in 1828. WHSmith.co.uk was launched in 1999. With over 600 stores on the high street and over 600 stores at airports, train stations, hospitals and motorway services, WHSmith is one of the UK’s leading retail groups and a household name. Beyond the UK WHS continue to open stores in airports, railway stations, hospitals and shopping malls across Australia, South East Asia, India and the Middle East.
Best known for books, newspapers and stationery, now, thanks to our carefully chosen partners, the business offers an increasingly wide choice of goods through their stores and website – from personalised children’s books to personalised greeting cards and magazine subscriptions.
For more information on WHSmith visit: http://www.whsmith.co.uk
About Retail Manager Solutions
RMS is a privately owned software company providing solutions designed for those involved in Sales, Marketing, Operations, People and Task Management working within (although not limited to) Retail, Healthcare and Hospitality sectors. Their web-browser based solutions enable effective 2-way communications across the store/branch/department network, ensuring better management and planning of people to tasks, compliance to corporate processes and the planning and execution of projects and campaigns. In these contexts, the solutions enable a real-time view for management, of all that is going on across their business estate. With clients in the UK, EMEA and N. America, RMS have more than 80 leading brands using their solutions.
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