Retail Advisory

Our team of retail industry experts offers to-end retail advisory services. We address both topline and bottom-line challenges such as narrowing margins, rising raw material prices, entry into new markets and keeping up with regulatory requirements. Clients receive customized services that help to improve the customer shopping experience, optimize the supply network and improve bottom-line profit. The typical Applexus client profile spans from Fortune 500 and international retail chains to progressive small and medium sized enterprises retailers across the globe.

Our retail advisory services include


  • Market forecasting
  • Feasibility analysis
  • Consumer behavior analysis
  • Customer experience and store design
  • Store portfolio planning
  • Inventory management
  • Direct and indirect spend analysis

Implementation & Rollouts

Your business is unique and so should by your implementation. Whether you require a “Big Bang”, phased and single-site, our team will tailor the implementation plan to minizmize impact on the business and maximize time to value. We evaluate factors such as product placement, store plan, and merchandise., in addition to any legal or statutory requirements across different geographies. An Applexus implementation includes industry-accellerators and optimized consulting methodology, with onsite and remote consultants, keeping your cost to a minimum without sacrificing quality. We help retailers transition to the latest technology seamlessly and without disruption of the business. Our technology expertise includes:


  • SAP Fiori –  enhancing the user experience with simple, ergonomic screens and forms
  • SAP CRM – tracking digital and personal activities for all customers and prospects
  • SAP Hybris - integrating all aspects of the omnichannel commerce experience
  • SAP Customer Activity repository (CAR) – real time data access from across network - storefront, website and distribution centers
  • IBM Websphere Commerce - online tools that enable businesses to operate numerous websites and sales models on a single platform
  • Magento  popular commerce platform in the world

Application Development

We provide comprehensive application development services for retail companies across Software Development Life Cycle(SDLC) chain. Our services help retailers move from siloed, functionality-specific applications to dynamic, interconnected systems that help retailers respond rapidly to the demands of a dynamic, customer-centric retail environment. We offer highly customized retail application development services to support uninterrupted application functioning, mitigate risks and ensure seamless performance of applications even during peak usage. Our services cover the following areas


  • Enterprise application development 
  • Mobile application development 
  • Point of Sale (POS) solutions 
  • Inventory and automated data collection systems 
  • Retail performance analytics 
  • CRM (Customer Relations Management)

Testing

Applexus offers a unique quality assurance and testing service aimed specifically for high performance retail systems. Our testing services ensure coordination between various retail systems including omni-channel commerce, POS, supply-chain management and business intelligence systems. We make sure that retailers' IT infrastructure is fault free and has low service delivery risks. With strong emphasis on performance testing, risk compliance, standards alignment and automation, we help retail companies be assured of their IT infrastructure’s robustness. We help retailers in areas such as


  • End-to-End Retail Systems Testing 
  • Requirement Compliance 
  • System Availability Monitoring 
  • Standards Audit 
  • Performance Testing 
  • Functional and Non Functional Testing 
  • eCommerce Holiday Readiness Testing

AMS

Applexus Application Management Services provides retailers with significant cost returns through proper management and maintenance of critical applications. We manage and support the retail application portfolios across their lifecycle. Our AMS delivers a comprehensive real-time view of the retail enterprises and their customers. Our services help retailers provide value to their customers and achieve competitive differentiation. Our Application management services ensure that retail applications are utilized to their maximum potential. Applexus AMS benefits are


  • Cost reduction using hybrid models 
  • Geographic and time zone coverage 
  • Augmentation of internal teams 
  • Flexibility, reliability and scalability 
  • Leverage best practice methodologies