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Company Leveraging the STEP Trailblazer Master Data Management Platform to Propel Its Digital Transformation Efforts

Mexico City, Mexico, November 7, 2017 – Stibo Systems, the global leader in Business-first Master Data Management (MDM)™ solutions, today announced that Grupo Elektra S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV:ELEKTRA*) (Latibex:XEKT), Latin America’s leading specialty retailer and financial services company and the largest non-bank provider of cash advance services in the United States, has employed Stibo Systems’ Master Data Management (MDM) platform STEP Trailblazer to help achieve its three-year growth plans. Elektra’s Retail Division will centralize all its product information with the solution, while relying heavily on the software’s supplier portal to facilitate the onboarding and enrichment process for suppliers.

As part of an aggressive plan to expand its product offerings, Elektra’s eCommerce Business Unit within the Retail Division will increase its online selection significantly over the next few years. Using Stibo Systems’ MDM solution, Elektra will integrate and centralize product information management (PIM) to automate and streamline the process of achieving efficient, consistent and trusted product content to create a better customer experience.

“Our company was founded on delivering an exceptional shopping experience at an affordable price point,” said Juan Carlos García, Director Global eCommerce & Omnichannel, Elektra. “Stibo Systems’ flexible and scalable platform will allow us to grow the MDM effort as our business continues to grow. By managing product data and suppliers in a single solution, we can consistently publish the most up-to-date product information and offer our customers the most extensive selection of products available.”

Grupo Elektra represents one of Mexico’s most important companies, with more than 65,000 employees and an annual revenue close to USD $5 Billion. Operating across seven different countries in Latin America, and the USA, the company maintains 1,150 stores, which offer appliances, consumer electronics and furniture. To support the increase in its product portfolio and fuel its strategic digital and omnichannel efforts, Elektra will leverage Stibo Systems’ PIM solution to support its expanding eCommerce efforts.

“The ability to significantly increase an online product catalog while keeping costs at a minimum is every retailer’s dream; however, it is particularly important to Grupo Elektra whose mission is to enable patrons in Latin America to obtain the products they need at a reasonable price,” said Prashant Bhatia, Chief Marketing Officer and Head of Product Strategy, Stibo Systems. “Having the ability to involve their suppliers via our easy-to-use supplier portal will allow the company to easily onboard new products, facilitate efficient processes and drive their digital transformation efforts. Their commitment to leveraging technology to keep products affordable is a best practice that other companies strive to emulate.”

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About Stibo Systems

Stibo Systems believes the future of business requires a Digital Business Core™ of operational data that is continuously shaped and delivered to where it can produce superior business outcomes. Stibo Systems’ Business-first Master Data Management™ solution is the driving force behind hundreds of forward-thinking companies around the world who have unlocked the full value of their information. Stibo Systems powers business users to act with confidence in their data, adapt quickly to changing market conditions and go beyond to anticipate what’s next. Stibo Systems is a privately held subsidiary of the Stibo A/S group, originally founded in 1794. Its corporate headquarters is located in Aarhus, Denmark. For more information, visit www.stibosystems.com. www.stibosystems.lat

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Media Contacts
Chris McCoin or Richard Smith
McCoin & Smith Communications Inc.
508-429-5988 (Chris) or 978-433-3304 (Rick)
chris@mccoinsmith.com or rick@mccoinsmith.com

Ivan Valdes
Stibo Systems, Latin America
+1 305 562 4961
ivva@stibosystems.com



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