CHICAGO, January 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Peter Charness, President of Manthan Systems US today announced the appointment of The Parker Avery Group as a Manthan Systems strategic partner. A boutique strategy and management consulting firm, Parker Avery is a trusted advisor to retail executives with strategy, business process and solution delivery expertise. Manthan Systems, through the ARC tm solutions, provides cutting edge Business Intelligence capabilities to Retailers. Together Manthan and Parker Avery bring a unique set of strategy, process and technology experience to advance innovative retailer capabilities.

We are very pleased to be working with The Parker Avery Group, said Peter Charness. Parker Avery has worked with the world's leading retailers in developing strategy, defining process, designing organizational structure and implementing solutions. Based on an outstanding track record with clients, Parker Avery enables us to build upon our capabilities and offer greater depth and services to our clients.

The ARC solutions are an impressive example of innovative technology that can dramatically improve Retailer capabilities, noted Mike Matacunas, CEO of the Parker Avery Group. From role-based merchandising intelligence to customer analytics and supplier collaboration, the Manthan products are focused on the retail industry and rapidly enabling process change. We're excited about Manthan's growth in the US market and our appointment as a strategic partner.

Manthan is showcasing their latest ARC 6 portfolio of retail BI products at NRF Annual Convention Expo 2010 in New York between January 10 and 13. Peter Charness said, Retailers can join us at booth 2703 at NRF to learn more about what this partnership has to offer and see our cutting edge products in action.

Manthan Systems produces cutting edge analytic solutions for global Retail and CPG organizations. Manthan's breakthrough solutions, under the ARC product portfolio, transform the way retailers deploy, adopt and use analytics for strategic advantage. ARC spans the entire spectrum of retail decision making delivering role-based, advanced analytics and performance management, with products for merchandising analytics, financial analytics, customer analytics, supplier collaboration analytics and enterprise retail BI. These award winning products provide a significant edge to a retailer's analytical capability and maturity. The solution is delivered in a failsafe, time-bound, cost-effective manner, and encourages enterprise-wide adoption of BI and analytics. Manthan has deployed ARC across a wide range of retail segments and formats, having transformed decision making for some of the biggest names in retail across the globe.

The Parker Avery Group is a boutique strategy and management consulting firm that is a trusted advisor to leading retail and consumer packaged goods companies. Ranked in the top 10% of professional services firms across all industries by SPI Research, Parker Avery works with clients to help them research and develop strategies, design improved processes and execute change. Areas of focus include: merchandising, price management, assortment and merchandise planning, allocation and replenishment, inventory and forecasting, product development and brand management.

Frank Cuevas Director of Business Development Manthan Systems Contact No. - +1-847-925-5131 Fax: +1-312-275-8558 Email Id -

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CONTACT: Frank Cuevas, Director of Business Development, Manthan Systems,Contact No. - +1-847-925-5131, Fax: +1-312-275-8558, Email Id