This website does not support Internet Explorer. Please, switch to Edge, Chrome, or Firefox browser to view this page.

Learn about IE support
News

Future Group Partners With o9 Solutions in Their Retail 3.0 Journey

Future groupd announces partnership with o9 Solutions
Published: Reading time: 3 min
o9 Solutions The Digital Brain Platform
o9 SolutionsThe Digital Brain Platform
Follow on LinkedIn
Published:

India’s leading retailer, Future Group will implement o9’s AI-powered platform to drive Forecasting and Replenishment activities for their different retail format stores in India.

o9 Solutions today announced that Future Group $ 3bn, one of India’s leading retailers will deploy the next generation of o9 platforms to integrate Demand Planning (Forecasting), Replenishment Planning, and Sales and Operations Planning. o9 will support Future Group 1500 Stores across 450 cities which will include all retail formats.

India’s largest publicly listed retailer has prioritized Improving supply chain performance through next-generation technology as an important part of its “Thathastu” initiative. The company chose o9 as its partner on this digital transformation journey because o9 came out as a Truly Integrated Supply Chain Platform which provides the ability to support retail scale with embedded forecasting intelligence.

Future Group implementation of the o9 platform will enable it to use both internal and external demand drivers while planning for promotions, combined with powerful machine learning algorithms, to create a demand forecast. On replenishment planning, Future Group will leverage the o9 platform for generating the requirements at DC’s and also their own CPG, Future Consumer Limited requirements. The o9 platform will also enable a truly digital IBP process where both vendors and Future Group’s CPG will be able to validate their plan against the overall Annual numbers in the platform.

“The o9 Solutions platform will play a pivotal role in Future Group,”said Vivek Biyani, director at Future Group.“We will be able to bring greater speed and insights to our supply and demand planning processes and run our IBP meeting live in the o9 system. We’re excited to bring o9’s next-generation platform capabilities to support our planning across all time horizons, from long-term strategic planning to mid-term, to short-term, all in one integrated platform.”

"Future Group is an iconic Indian company, and o9 is honored to collaborate with them on their journey to establish an integrated business planning process that is as innovative and game-changing. We look forward to a long-term partnership that will enable Future Group to increase revenues and reduce costs while improving customer service and enhancing employee productivity."

Chakri gottemukkala
Chakri GottemukkalaCEO and Co-Founder at o9 Solutions
Mobile phone

Get free industry updates

Each quarter, we'll send you o9 Magazine with the latest supply chain industry news, trends, and o9 knowledge. Don’t miss out!

About Future Group

Future Group is guided by the principle of ‘Rewrite Rules, Retain Values’ in shaping the consumption space in India. It offers more than 80 brands in fashion, footwear, FMCG, food and homeware segments that are distributed through its own retail chains in over 450 cities and towns across India. The country’s most trusted retail brand, Big Bazaar, along with Central, EasyDay, Foodhall, Brand Factory, Nilgiris, Heritage, fbb, Heritage Fresh and WH Smith in India are some of the retail chains operated by the group. On any given day, almost 2 million people visit its stores and digital platforms, experience its brands and work in sourcing, manufacturing and moving products that fulfill the needs and aspirations of a new India. Find out more on futuregroup.in

About the author

o9 Solutions The Digital Brain Platform

o9 Solutions

The Digital Brain Platform

o9 Solutions is a leading AI-powered platform for integrated business planning and decision-making for the enterprise. Whether it is driving demand, aligning demand and supply, or optimizing commercial initiatives, any planning process can be made faster and smarter with o9’s AI-powered digital solutions. o9 brings together technology innovations—such as graph-based enterprise modeling, big data analytics, advanced algorithms for scenario planning, collaborative portals, easy-to-use interfaces and cloud-based delivery—into one platform.

Resources

View our related articles, white papers, use cases & videos

news2 min

o9 Opens a New Shanghai Office to Support the Growing Need for Its AI-powered Platform in China and APAC

by o9 Solutions
Shanghai office opening
news2 min

o9 Digitally Transforms Iveco Group’s Integrated Business Planning Processes 

by o9 Solutions
Iveco newsroom banner v1 (1)
news2 min

o9 Solutions Featured on the 2023 Inc. 5000 Annual List for the Sixth Consecutive Year

by o9 Solutions
Inc. 5000 poster
news3 min

o9 Solutions’ New o9 Digital Tomorrow Grant for Digital Literacy and Inclusion Aims to Bridge the Digital Divide in Underserved Communities

by o9 Solutions
O9 grant hero image
news2 min

o9 Augments Its Digital Brain Platform for End-to-End Enterprise Planning With a Full Suite of Revenue Growth Management Solutions

by o9 Solutions
[o9 pr rgm web banner] (1) (1)
news2 min

o9 Solutions and AWS Expand their Collaboration

by o9 Solutions
O9 solutions and aws collaborate
news2 min

o9 Solutions Partners With Pandora to Transform Its Integrated Planning Capabilities

by o9 Solutions
O9 pr pandora web banner 1
news2 min

o9 Solutions Named a Food Logistics 2023 Top Software & Tech Award Recipient

by o9 Solutions
[o9 pr food logistics web banner]
news2 min

o9 Ranks No. 78 on Inc. Magazine’s List of the Southwest Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies

by o9 Solutions
Inc. regionals awards 1 (1)
news3 min

o9 Reports 36% Annual Recurring Revenue Growth

by o9 Solutions
news3 min

o9 Solutions Issues Its ESG Impact Report, Showcasing Initiatives Taken in 2022 and Its Future Goals

by o9 Solutions
[o9 pr esg report linkedin and twitter] (2)
news3 min

o9 Takes Big Steps in Augmenting Its Industry-leading Integrated Planning Platform with Generative AI Capabilities

by o9 Solutions
[o9 pr gen ai newsroom]