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Retail Case Studies

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Retail Case Studies

  1. 1. SUCCESS STORIESAuditel lowers the cost of doing businessin the retail sector Lowering the cost of doing business www.auditel.co.uk
  2. 2. SUCCESS STORY RETAIL Auditel: the right recipe for Bakels Profile Financial Controller at Bakels, Ade Abass engaged Auditel to conduct British Bakels manufactures a thorough review of Bakels’ essential services overheads. The initial and distributes a wide range investigation into fixed wire communications revealed potential savingsof ingredients, some of which of an impressive 29% and a further 25% reduction on mobile phone costs are tailor made. Its customer soon followed by switching to a more cost-effective mobile phone tariff. base includes industrial Auditel also analysed gas expenditure and negotiated a reduction in gas bakeries, in-store bakeries, rates when the contract came up for renewal.craft and food service sectors. “This last year has been vital for the growth and development of our business and knowing that all our utilities and SAVINGS communications costs are under control is a great benefit in terms of our management time and peace of mind. ” TO DATE – Ade Abass, Bakels £15,000+ Lowering the cost of doing business www.auditel.co.uk
  3. 3. SUCCESS STORY RETAIL Auditel turns up significant savings for Calvin Klein Jeans’ UK operations Profile Auditel began working with CKJ’s UK Operations Director, Pierre David, Calvin Klein Jeans is the UK in early 2006. An earlier internal review had failed to achieve sustainable arm of the international savings because, as many organisations find, staff were too busy focusing fashion group. They have six on the core business to implement the opportunities they had identified stores around the country, or to consistently review new opportunities. Working with outsourced with a flagship outlet at the specialists, therefore, made perfect sense, especially as the self-funding Bluewater shopping centre contingency fee model meant there was no financial risk in engaging in Kent and access to the Auditel to make their initial investigations. main Calvin Klein shop in Regent Street. “Auditel has the time, experience and knowledge of suppliers to get the best deals for us. It really is a ‘win SAVINGS win’ situation; we can focus on running our business and TO DATE dealing with accounts, but we don’t have the time to always keep looking at suppliers in such great detail.” £30,000 – Pierre David, UK Operations Director Lowering the cost of doing business www.auditel.co.uk
  4. 4. SUCCESS STORY RETAIL Auditel applies the brakes to Dews Motor Group costs Profile Attracted by the time that would be saved and the share of savings, no Founded almost a hundred commission, fee structure, Head of Business Strategy and Marketing,years ago, Dews Motor Group Craig Hamer, and CEO, David Hamer, approached Auditel to see how their is a multi-site car dealership overhead costs could be reduced and streamlined in preparation for a based in the North. At their future site acquisition. 5 franchises (2 Vauxhall, Alfa Dramatic savings on telecoms costs resulted and, impressed by theseRomeo, Peugeot and Ford), in savings, Dews asked Auditel to manage the electricity and gas at a new Halifax and Brighouse, they site, resulting in further cost reductions and the streamlining sell new and used cars, offer of end dates to coincide with the rest of the group. an accident repair service,provide car and van rental, as “ Not only has Auditel found us substantial savings whichwell as giving after sales care, SAVINGS we’ve added to our bottom line, Auditel also manage our including MOT’s, servicing business costs meaning we can concentrate on our core TO DATE and valeting. business.” £23,000+ – Craig Hamer, Head of Business Strategy at Dews Motor Group Lowering the cost of doing business www.auditel.co.uk
  5. 5. SUCCESS STORY RETAIL Auditel have saved PizzaExpress over £4 million in eleven years Profile John Metcalf, Group Operations Director of PizzaExpress, engaged Auditel PizzaExpress is noted for the Consultant David Lowe in 1995, to examine cost reduction opportunitiesquality of its food and the style for the Guildford restaurant. They had not had good experiences with of its restaurants. Founded in previous utilities consultants and although impressed by Auditel’s risk- 1965 and originally developed free approach, wanted to tread cautiously. The high quality of the analysisthrough both company owned work and the attention to every aspect of implementation of the agreed and franchised operations, cost reduction recommendations quickly persuaded them, however, that the successful formula has Auditel would make a positive contribution to their business performance. resulted in growth to over 11 years later, savings now stand at over £4million! 300 UK restaurants and a significant international “Our Auditel experience has been, and continues to be, quite SAVINGS business. outstanding. We particularly value the honest and ethical TO DATE approach, which gives us complete confidence that they are working solely in the interests of PizzaExpress.” over – John Metcalf, Pizza Express £4million Lowering the cost of doing business www.auditel.co.uk
  6. 6. SUCCESS STORY RETAIL Auditel makes a positive impact on Plus Shops’ overheads Profile Escalating electricity costs and service received from brokers in the past Plus Shops Ltd is a privately had prompted Plus Shops to approach Auditel on the renewal of their owned shopping centre Kennet Shopping Centre’s utilities contracts.The savings made were management company. To impressive; 36% on elecricity, 19% on fixed line telecoms and a huge date they have managed 83% on waste. Delighted by these results, Margo Goodall the Retail and seven properties, all of which Marketing Executive for Plus Shops asked Auditel to turn their attention are shopping centres and to the Hart Shopping Centre where the discovery of long term, incorrectinclude Hart Shopping Centre billing led to a welcome refund of £48,000.in Fleet and Kennet Shopping Centre in Newbury. “We have found Auditel to be very quick and responsive to SAVINGS our queries. More importantly within the first six months TO DATE of working together they have made substantial savings.” – Margo Goodall, Plus Shops £130,000+ Lowering the cost of doing business www.auditel.co.uk
  7. 7. Auditel is currently making big savings in the retail sectorthroughout the UK.Our advisory service comes at no cost, and we don’tcharge a penny until you see real, quantifiable savings.Contact us now to find out how much we could besaving you. Lowering the cost of doing business www.auditel.co.uk

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