November 3, 2011
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Accelitec, Inc. today announced that it has partnered with Unified Grocers (Unified) to offer independent retailers a customer relationship management platform that provides precision marketing and real-time redemption of digital offers and promotions while establishing one-to-one relationships with consumers.
Accelitec is an innovative software service that helps retailers move beyond the traditional way of discount pricing to improve customer retention and store profitability.
“We are excited about working closely with Unified to bring new marketing tools to Unified’s members to enhance their competitiveness in this challenging market,” said Peter Gruman, President of Accelitec. “This innovative platform, combined with the Unified’s vision and support, will help independent retailers keep pace in the digital marketplace.”
Dan Murphy, Senior Vice President of Perishables and Retail Support Services, Unified Grocers, said, “With the successful deployment of the Accelitec platform, Unified now offers a robust marketing solution—that can provide a significant competitive advantage for our retailers.”
About Unified Grocers
Founded in 1922, Unified Grocers is a retailer-owned wholesale grocery distributor that supplies independent retailers throughout the western United States. Unified and its subsidiaries, which generated approximately $4 billion in sales during fiscal 2010, offer independent retailers all the resources they need to compete in the supermarket industry.