PerformanceRetail Signs 10 Customers

Maverik, Nice N Easy, Kocolene, Ricker, KOA, Citizen's Fuel, Virginia Oil among new pilots

Published in CSP Daily News

AUSTIN, Texas -- PerformanceRetail, a leading provider of web-based software for the high-velocity retail industry, announced the 10 customers that have signed on to pilot new versions of the PerformanceRetail InSite software and services suite.

This announcement highlights recent efforts by convenience retailers to adopt modern software solutions that bring enhanced item-level visibility into sales transactions, loss-prevention metrics, category management analytics, market basket dynamics and overall store performance, the company said. The retailers [image-nocss] have agreed to pilot components of InSite, a modular, web-based suite of retail intelligence, store operations and merchandising applications that are specifically designed to address these requirements.

Among the customers:

Maverik Stores, a Salt Lake City-based operator of 170 convenience stores in the western United States. Maverik has agreed to pilot the InSite Retail Intelligence Suite with an initial focus on market basket and category management analytics. Nice N Easy Grocery Shoppes, a Canastota, N.Y.-based operator of more than 90 c-stores and franchisee locations. Nice N Easy has agreed to pilot the InSite Retail Intelligence Suite with an initial focus on market basket and category management analytics. Kocolene Marketing LLC, a Seymour, Ind.-based operator of more than 48 Fast Max c-stores and Smoker's Host discount tobacco stores. Kocolene has agreed to pilot the InSite Retail Intelligence Suite with a focus on market basket analytics and loss prevention. Ricker Oil Co., an operator of more than 30 convenience and foodservice stores in East Central Indiana and purveyor of the popular RickerPopVbCrLf fountain products. Ricker Oil has agreed to pilot the InSite Retail Intelligence Suite with an initial focus on market basket, category management and loss prevention analytics. Kampgrounds of America (KOA), a Billings, Mont.-based provider of RV, tent, Kamping Kabin, Kottage and Lodge sites at more than 465 campground locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Japan. KOA has agreed to pilot the InSite Store Operations Suite in its company-owned and operated stores in the United States. Citizen's Fuel Co, an Asheville, N.C.-based operator of about 18 c-stores. Citizen's has agreed to pilot the InSite Retail Intelligence Suite with a focus on market basket analytics and loss prevention. Virginia Oil Co., a Charlottsville, Va.-based operator of approximately 22 c-stores and restaurants throughout Virginia. Virginia Oil has agreed to pilot the InSite Retail Intelligence Suite with a focus on market basket analytics and loss prevention.

It did not name the other retailers.

The InSite solution, now in its second generation, is web-based, delivered as a secure service over the Internet and can be housed in either PerformanceRetail's datacenter or the customer's environment. Further, InSite's retail intelligence, store operations and merchandising suites are designed to integrate with customer-installed legacy systems and can be deployed at the retailer's pace, simplifying implementation, reducing risk and protecting the retailer's past technology investments.

The new customers have agreed to pilot InSite on top of industry-specific legacy systems from a variety of companies including Professional Datasolutions Inc. (PDI), The Pinnacle Corp., DataMax Group Inc., Verifone Inc., Radiant Systems Inc. and Dresser Wayne, PerformanceRetail said.