Press Release

Iperal Supermercati spa chooses Board for Financial Planning, Monitoring and Controlling

Thursday, 07 July 2022

Leading Italian retailer takes advantage of Board’s planning and advanced analytics capabilities across the entire stores chain.

Board International, the number one Decision-Making Platform provider, announces today that leading Italian supermarket chain, Iperal Supermercati spa, has selected Board for  Financial Planning, Monitoring and Controlling  across their finance, sales and marketing departments.

Iperal Supermercati spa is a general merchandising store that specializes in large-scale distribution services. Founded in 1986, Iperal Supermercati is known for  high-quality products and respect for local produce  and traditions. It has more than 3,700 employees and generated more than one billion in revenues (EUR) in 2021.

The Board platform provides Iperal Supermercati a unified environment to combine planning with actual P&L. Moreover, it also enables the supermarket chain to run complex algorithms for cost and revenue allocation, as well as budget segmentation by  day, store and category. Thanks to Board, the Management Control can also perform analysis by store, brand, and product on a daily or weekly basis, sharing the results with the stores chain through the broadcasting capabilities of the platform.

Our approach has always been focused to continuous improvement and constant evolution aimed at implementing more efficient processes and innovative solutions. Board perfectly fits our digitalization strategy, as a powerful platform that matches our business needs but also allows users to be self-sufficient,” said Claudio Vettore – Organization, Digital Marketing & ICT Director at Iperal Supermercati.

“We are happy to be able to strategically support Iperal's digital transformation across the entire supermarket chain”, commented Daniele Risso, Sales Manager at Board Italia. ”Iperal’s choice confirms once again that Board is a strategic partner for the grocery retail industry,  enabling grocers to increase efficiency from suppliers to shelf by unifying analytics, simulation, and planning within a collaborative environment.”.

 

About Iperal Supermercati

Founded  in Valtellina in 1986, the Italian large-scale retailer Iperal Supermercati is composed by 50 modern supermarkets and hypermarkets of different sizes that offer innovative services to enhance customer experience.

Iperal’s mission is to continuously improve to better address customers’ expectations. Iperal Supermercati creates value for their customers, their partners, the territorial context, and the invested capital.

For any product sector, Iperal Supermercati chooses suppliers that ensure quality, following the new trends and the new food requirements, through exclusive brands, such as Primia, Via Verde Bio, Percorsi di Gusto, Iperal and Valtellina Iperal, also leveraging the traditional products and the zero km production.

 

 

About Board

Board is the #1 Decision-Making Platform, empowering people to have a transformative impact on their business by helping them to intuitively leverage their data in a flexible, all-in-one environment. Unifying Planning, Predictive Analytics, and Business Intelligence, the Board platform allows companies to produce a single, accurate view of business information, gain actionable insights, and achieve full control of performance across the entire organization. Using Board, global enterprises such as H&M, BASF, Burberry, Toyota, Coca-Cola, KPMG, and HSBC have digitally transformed their decision-making processes.

Founded in 1994, and now with 25 offices worldwide, Board International has long been recognized by leading analysts and subject matter experts including Gartner, Nucleus, and Dresner. www.board.com