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City Mart Teams up with SAP S/4HANA to Drive Digitalization

City Mart Holding Company Limited (CMHL) partner up with SAP for digital transformation with SAP S/4HANA to enhance its operational capabilities as well as streamline processes for real-time business decisions. SAP S/4HANA is a software suite that helps organizations to run their core business processes digitally and in real time. CMHL operates various types of retail business, from supermarkets to pharmacies, bookstores, baby stores and food and beverage shops. With the expansion of the business, CMHL chose to replace its back-office systems in order to enable the business for future growth and drive organizational efficiency.

Carl Crick, CMHL’s Chief Financial Officer, said “We chose to partner with SAP to help us drive greater transparency and productivity in our businesses and whilst it is early we believe that it will increase business performance. We have just begun to implement the system but we are pleased that the technology has already helped us unlock efficiencies”.

He added “we aim to improve the way we manage our financial reporting with accurate real-time insights into our financial results with SAP S/4HANA”. “Digital transformation is simply the route that companies take towards leveraging data to change the way they compete and create value in the market. By leveraging SAP S/4HANA, they can expect to productivity, improve inventory management, promote quality and effective human resources management, reduce material costs and expenses and boost profits” said Liher Urbizu, Managing Director of SAP Indochina. He added “We look forward to maintaining a long-term relationship with CMHL as we continue to provide value S/4HANA finance implementation for City Express and City Property in the next phase. In 1996, CMHL started its first outlet. Over the past two decades, it has built a retail business with over 200 stores, employing over 8500 people across the nation. CMHL has variety of brands including Market Place, City Mart Supermarket, Ocean Supercenter, City Care Pharmacy, Seasons Bakery, City Baby Club, City Book & Music, Popular Bookstore and City Express.