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Aldata To Supply G.O.L.D. To Carrefour Hypermarkets In France


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2nd January 2006, Aldata has reached an agreement with Carrefour, the second largest retailer worldwide, on the supply of G.O.L.D. software to Carrefour’s 179 hypermarkets in France.

Carrefour has decided to implement G.O.L.D. Central and G.O.L.D. Shop, for centralised retail execution and optimised replenishment of the stores. With this agreement Carrefour is continuing its strategic deployment of Aldata G.O.L.D. as part of the global agreement signed with Aldata in December 2003.

The first phase of the implementation, aimed at automatic replenishment and just-in-time flow management, starts immediately. The complete roll-out is planned by mid-2006. The project is managed by Carrefour with Aldata and Carrefour IT service suppliers providing delivery and support services.

René Homeyer, CEO and President of Aldata Solution Oyj: “This decision by Carrefour to use Aldata G.O.L.D. also in its home-market proves the strength of our product and our project delivery capabilities. It shows that Aldata can act as a global strategic partner even for the largest retailers.”

Carrefour, with net sales over 72 billion euros in 2004, is active in all types of retaildistribution, primarily food retailing. It is the largest retailer in Europe and the second largest retailer worldwide.

Aldata in brief
Aldata Solution is one of the leading providers of software solutions for the global retail industry. The product portfolio includes Supply Chain Management Software, In-Store Software and Smart Card Solutions. Aldata supplies its software through its own subsidiaries in Finland, Sweden, France, Germany, Slovenia, Thailand, the UK and the USA, as well as through its global partner network. Aldata has more than 300 installations in over 40 countries. Aldata’s net sales in 2004 amounted to 66 MEUR and the personnel amounted to 561 at the end of Q3/2005. Aldata’s shares are quoted on the Helsinki Exchanges with the identifier ALD1V. More information at


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