French retail Groupe Beaumanoir (1.35 billion € revenue, owner of Cache Cache, Bréal, Morgan, La City, Bonobo) deployed the Business Suite on HANA (ERP) in 13 months for 100 business users in order to accelerate its financial closing processes and reduce controlling tasks while supporting the rapid, international growth of the company (2,800 stores worldwide). Thomas Legaret, IT SAP Project manager, presented that success to SAP customers and prospects the 24th of July in a “ReferencesLive” Session.


Initial issues :

  • Many diverse IT tools in the world
  • Duplicate master data repositories by country, by legal entity, application
  • Low traceability of accounting operations
    Many manual transactions (invoices control, intercompany, …)
  • Technical limitations for processing large volumes
    Limited activity management
  • No consolidated vision of the business (by brand, by country, channel)


Benefits of the SAP solutions for Groupe Beaumanoir :

  • MUnique worldwide information system
  • Secured view of business, activities and master data
  • Operational teams focused on value-added tasks
  • Controlling in real time
  • Traceability and audit trail of operations