[Press Release] KSS Retail, a global leader in price optimization solutions, announced today that Brookshire Brothers Grocery has recognized KSS Retail as its “Marketing Vendor of the Year”.
This award, presented annually, is given by Brookshire Brothers to its top vendor for outstanding contributions and positive impact on Brookshire Brothers business. Past winners have included Coca Cola, Miller Brewing, Frito Lay and Gatorade, and this is the first time the award has been presented to a technology company. Brookshire Brothers uses the KSS Retail price optimization solution for regular and promotional pricing, and has been able to capture significant financial results. Brookshire Brothers is headquartered in Lufkin, Texas, and operates more than 70 stores throughout east Texas.
“The KSS Retail team has been great to work with and using its price optimization solution, we have realized more than double the return we were expecting,” said Kevin Flanagan, vice president of marketing at Brookshire Brothers. “Our goal is to provide value for our customers, and KSS Retail has become an invaluable merchant tool for achieving this.”
“We are truly honored by this recognition from Brookshire Brothers and extremely privileged to have the opportunity to work with such a strong organization,” said Lance Jacobs, ceo of KSS Retail. “Their ability to compete successfully in such a competitive market speaks volumes to their consumer focus, merchandising savvy and executive leadership. We look forward to our continued partnership with Brookshire Brothers as it strives for ever-higher levels of merchandising excellence.”
About Brookshire Brothers
Located in Lufkin, Texas, Brookshire Brothers was founded in 1921 and currently operates over 70 locations throughout East Texas. Known for its superior customer service and quality products, the company’s mission is to build sound equity in the company by creating loyal employees which results in satisfied customers. Brookshire Brothers maintains its own distribution center and is also one of the leading retail distributors of Conoco branded gasoline.
KSS Retail, formerly known as Knowledge Support Systems or KSS, is the leading provider of in-house price optimization solutions for the grocery, convenience, chain drug and general retail industries. Retail merchants use KSS grocery pricing software to model and optimize in-store prices for regular and promotional pricing by using an intuitive, fast, merchant friendly tool that integrates price modeling and optimization into the daily work-flow of a merchant. For more information, visit www.kssretail.com, or contact: Lyle Walker at (972) 733-0465, or at Lyle.Walker@KSSRetail.com