Sweda is very pleased to announce that Metro has selected Sweda and its latest point-of-sale application, SwedaMart, for its grocery stores. MONTRÉAL, July 6 /CNW/ – Sweda is very pleased to announce that Metro has selected Sweda and its latest point-of-sale application, SwedaMart, for its grocery stores.
Metro and Sweda completed a successful pilot installation and began the chain-wide SwedaMart implementation in July 2008. As of today, many of the Metro and Super C stores have been successfully converted and all the remaining stores in Québec will be fully converted before the end of fiscal 2009.
"We are very pleased with Sweda in delivering the technology in our stores," said Mr. Jacques Couture, Vice-President, Information Systems of Metro. "Sweda has provided us with a smooth migration with no disruption to our operation.
With a long history in the retail industry, Sweda continues to offer the best software solutions to its customers. SwedaMart is an open-standards, hardware and operating system independent POS solution with rich functions and features. SwedaMart offers an advanced and flexible promotion module that can help the retailers to implement loyalty strategies and powerful promotional pricing programs.
"We are very excited in bringing SwedaMart to Metro and leveraging the application and other initiatives," said Mario Émard, Sweda’s Vice President, Retail.
Sweda has been providing POS systems, solutions and support to Metro for more than 15 years and is one of Canada’s leading point-of-sale and service companies.
With annual sales of $11 billion and over 65,000 employees, Metro Inc. is a leader in the food and pharmaceutical sectors in Québec and Ontario, Canada, where it operates a network of close to 600 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C and Food Basics, as well as over 250 pharmacies under the Brunet, Clini Plus, The Pharmacy and Drug Basics banners.
Sweda Canada Inc.
Sweda is a POS solutions provider which offers hardware, software and support services to the supermarket and food services industries. Sweda and its affiliated companies provide open architecture point-of-sale systems, consulting, training and support services to supermarkets and restaurants in North America and Asia.
For further information: Peter Chan, Chief Operating Officer, (416) 614-0199, [email protected]