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Since it was established in 1895, Metal Supermarkets has become the world’s largest supplier of small-quantity metals with over 90 brick-and-mortar stores with 800,000 customers across the United States, Canada and United Kingdom. The company also offers value-added services such as production cutting, and it is known for its superior customer

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ElectronicsindustriesSuccess Stories

Outlet PC started business in 2008 in its home town of Tarragona, Spain,  offering customers affordable electronics.  Over the next decade,  the company greatly expanded its product assortment, opened nine stores and launched an online shop. The company serves several thousand customers and handles hundreds of orders a day across

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Last month, Portuguese investment firm Green Swan announced it had taken the opportunity to acquire the Toys “R” Us brand across Spain and Portugal. The new CEO,  Shark Tank Portugal investor Paulo Sousa Marquez, is keen to revive the brand and demonstrate how technological innovation can be used to bring customers

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ElectronicsindustriesSuccess Stories

Since opening its doors in 2005, Sharaf DG has become a leading electronics and electrical goods in the Middle East, with 32 stores and online stores in the UAE, Bahrain, Egypt, and Oman. To continue growing and deliver the first-class experience its 1.5 million-strong customer base has come to expect, Sharaf

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Retail TrendsSporting GoodsSuccess Stories

In just a few short years, Patadon has grown into Spain’s largest supplier of golf shoes through its online store as well as outlets operating on-site 30 golf courses in Spain. And one of the key elements to the company’s success was adopting a software solution that could truly support an

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FashionindustriesSuccess Stories

As the fashion industry becomes increasingly dominated by multinational fast-fashion brands like Zara and H&M, there is still room for niche players who put the emphasis on exclusive, contemporary fashion and serve a regional rather than international market. These retailers have much to gain from an integrated and omnichannel retail

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industriesSporting GoodsSuccess Stories

Founded in 2010, Deporvillage has become one of the leading online stores for cycling, running, and other sports equipment in Southern Europe. By 2016, the company had expanded into four countries – Spain, Italy, France and Portugal – and reached €20m in sales. However, the growing  volume and complexity of its business

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Furniture & DecorindustriesSuccess Stories

Spanish textile brand Bassols has a unique heritage that goes back two centuries and is possibly the oldest surviving textile company in the world. But it faced a problem common to a lot of long-established companies, namely it had disparate IT systems that were not designed to talk to each

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industriesSporting GoodsSuccess Stories

Sports retailing is a fast-moving sector and so retailers that want to stay ahead of the competition need a solution that can handle diverse inventory, large assortments and frequent season changes, which are inherent to this sector. Depique, a Spanish golfing specialty retailer, offers over 40,000 products and it was

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During the Openbravo Asia-Pacific partner summit, I had the chance to visit the Decathlon Anubhava shop. Anubhava means “experience” in the language spoken in the Indian state of Karnataka of which Bangalore is the capital. This Decathlon shop holds true to its name by providing a true experience to sports

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