BURTONSVILLE, MD, June 20, 2014 – Tops Friendly Markets, LLC , a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont, today announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement to use iControl’s Scan-Based Trading solution, Harmony by iControl™, across existing and new categories.
iControl will continue providing services to 112 current vendors which have been part of the program for several years. Additional CPG vendors in categories such as bakery and general merchandise will be added in September.
“Tops is pleased to extend our partnership with iControl, building on the excellent scan based trading services they have provided for years”, said Bill Gallo, Director of General Merchandise, Health & Beauty Care, and Fuel for Tops Markets, LLC. “We look forward to working with iControl on transitioning several additional categories and suppliers onto the Harmony platform”.
“We’re thrilled to continue our strong relationship with Tops and share their commitment to growing the business collaboratively across all supply chain partners”, said TJ Zlotnitsky, Chairman/Co-CEO of iControl.
About Tops Friendly Markets:
Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 162 full-service supermarkets – 157 company-owned and five (5) franchise locations under the Tops, Grand Union and Bryant’s banners. With more than 15,000 associates, Tops is a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York, northern Pennsylvania and western Vermont. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company’s website at www.topsmarkets.com.
About iControl Data Solutions:
iControl provides retailers, consumer product goods companies, brokers, mainline distributors, and DSD wholesalers with a collaborative SaaS solution where they can share critical trading information such as POS activity in a normalized, harmonized, secure web portal. Our platform enables fact-based, timely, data-driven decisions that boost sales, reduce waste, promote efficiency, reward transparency, and align performance metrics. There are over 30,000 retail outlets taking part in iControl’s programs in all 50 states, over 100 retail banners, and over 3,000 suppliers participating. For more information about iControl, visit www.icontroldata.net.