Cotton County weaves SAP solutions into its business

Selects mySAP Business to streamline business processes

IndiaSAP India, the leading provider of business software solutions, today announced that Cotton County – one of the leading apparel readymade garment brand from the house of Nahar Industrial Enterprises Ltd. (NIEL), has chosen SAP solutions in order to have a single interface to efficiently monitor, analyse and evaluate the group’s different lines of business across the country and reduce the total cost of ownership.

Mr Anil Bedi Head (IT), Cotton County says that “Cotton County -the name synonymous with quality cotton apparels has been working hard to grow its network through retailer and customer relationship. We wanted to make use the latest, reliable, proven technology competent enough to address the daily demands of our channel partners. We chose SAP solutions as we already had a successful SAP ERP implementation in past. Besides, SAP offers the highest integration between different business applications and the openness to integrate with third party solutions and web based architecture .Also the scale of solutions offered from single partner was a critical distinguisher.”

Through this implementation, the company is looking at achieving control over its existing and future retail expansion, improved ROI on better utilization of manpower, shift more to analytics from traditional data punching. On the technical side, the company is looking at developing business specific solutions that have the ability to interact and exchange with other solutions.

“We are excited to partner with Cotton County in order to help the company take control of its various retail outlets and prepare it for the next level of growth. In an industry as dynamic as retail where both the products and processes change every passing day, it is very important to have business solutions which are flexible and scalable. We hope that SAP’s time tested solutions for the retail industry will help Cotton County achieve the required support to achieve its business objectives”-says Mr. Alan Sedghi,CEO,SAP South Asia.

About Nahar Industries Enterprises Ltd.

Cotton County is the retail venture of Rs. 700 crore Nahar Industrial Enterprises Ltd. (NIEL), which is country’s leading integrated textile company engaged in spinning, weaving and garmenting. Company’s complete in-house hi-tech knitting, dyeing, mercerizing, finishing, compacting, embroidery and manufacturing facilities ensure total quality control at all levels of manufacturing. The in-house design studio is also well laced with expert professionals and latest software. The company has the distinction of credit to opening India’s first exclusive factory outlets chain. At present it has over 140 exclusive outlets mostly in North India and it is aiming to open 250 outlets by march 2007.