Case Study Celio

Full stock visibility with RFID

About this project

Celio has selected Nedap’s iD Cloud software for the RFID roll-out to their 750 stores across Europe. The full roll-out took place over a period of fewer than 10 months.

Client
Celio
Sector
Fashion
Solutions
Inventory Management, Loss Prevention
Challenge
The evolution towards true omnichannel retailing
Stores
750
Used Products
iD Cloud

Founded in 1985, Celio has become the leading men’s ready-to-wear brand in France and a must-see internationally. The brand is present in 50 countries with more than 1200 stores. Celio offers a wide selection of clothing and accessories for men created by its integrated style office, responding to every desire and every moment of life.

Customer challenge

Celio

Celio is a multinational, multi-sourcing, a multi-channel retail company, which means that every change in the market place is multiplied. The evolution towards true omnichannel retailing is really exciting, but it also means that Celio needed to make a ‘quantum leap’ in stock accuracy to bring visibility to the sales environment.

“Next to the right RFID features, we were also looking for a user-friendly solution and the feedback that we are getting from the stores is very positive. The acceptance and enthusiasm from our store teams are very high because the solution helps them to provide better service.”

David Teboul
Senior Vice President Global Retail
Our solution

Roll-out to 750 stores in 10 months time

Nedap’s iD Cloud software suite is a Software-as-a-Service solution specifically developed for retail RFID applications, giving retailers the quickest route to implement RFID and improve their in-store stock accuracy to over 98%. The real-time item-level insights into the stock levels and the exact location of each item is also the solid foundation to successfully introduce omnichannel concepts like Click & Collect.

At first, Celio focuses on raising the in-store stock accuracy by using RFID for goods receiving and weekly inventory counts in the stores. For this, Celio uses the iD Cloud software, in combination with Zebra mobile RFID readers, which feeds accurate stock data back in Celio’s ERP system from SAP. Additionally, the point-of-sale is integrated with iD Cloud to track sales and returns and use RFID for electronic article surveillance to prevent losses and enable full item-level visibility in the store.

Using iD Cloud, we now offer a better shopping experience. Our customers can decide when, where and how they want to shop and get the product delivered with the same quality experience.

David Teboul, Senior Vice President Global Retail