MEASURES FOR EXPANDING PROFIT MARGINS AT SUPERMARKET CHAIN
Challenge Identifying new ways to expand profit margin in a severely competitive sector
Solution A thorough health-check of stores’ energy systems. We provided the operation managers with an updated energy benchmark so they were able to stack their priorities, investing money and effort where it provided the largest payoff. With a 27% cut in overall energy spending on major costs including refrigeration, lighting and air conditioning, the business gained sufficient margins to reinvest its profits in fundamental upgrades to its business strategy.
Bonus With upgrades to the supermarket’s energy systems, customers began reporting higher levels of comfort, reducing stress and improving their overall shopping experience.