Real World Analytics (RWA) announced today the signing of a multiyear agreement with the Sam McCauley Chemist Group (SMCC) for its Data Analytics Support solution. The business of pharmacy is complicated with so many transactions in the dispensary and on the retail side of their business. A well implemented Data Analytics solution can help the management team of pharmacy groups to manage; sales, margins, inventory, availability, productivity and shrinkage. In the environment of constant change and margin pressure the pharmacy groups need to be able to efficiently analyse their business to ensure that they are optimising their operations.
Commenting Tony McEntee CEO of SMCC said, “As a previous user of the RWA solution I am delighted that we have now implemented it’s roll out in the SMCC group. Having decided to implement the RWA solution 3 weeks ago, my colleague and the SMCC Group Superintendent, Mark Sajda, orchestrated the roll out and as a new management team we are delighted with the ease of implementation and the immediate quality of the analysis being delivered. As we accelerate our growth plans it is essential that we will be able to measure, analyse and influence our performance with the aid of the RWA solution.”
Commenting Conall Lavery CEO of RWA said, “SMCC is the third largest pharmacy group in Ireland and considered to be one of the most innovative. We consider it a great vote of confidence in our solution which helps pharmacy groups maximise their business performance.”
About the Sam McCauley Chemist (SMCC) Group
Sam McCauley Chemists were founded in 1953, over the next 40 years McCauley Chemists grew into a thriving enterprise. Sam McCauley Chemists group occupies a unique niche in the Pharmacy - Retailing market in Ireland. Their 'One Stop Health & Beauty Shop' concept of prestigious Department Stores embrace a huge range of products and services, including Digital Photo Centres, Prestige Cosmetics and Perfumery, Beauty Salons, and expanded Healthcare Services, all this in addition to the core traditional services provided by experienced friendly pharmacists and staff.
Today SMCC currently operate 30 stores nationally and employ over 500 staff and are ranked amongst the top 500 companies in Ireland and are one of a small group of pharmacies which holds the title of 'Deloitte Best Managed Companies'.
About Real World Analytics (RWA)
RWA is the leading supplier of data analytics solutions to pharmacy chains in Ireland and the UK. RWA empower their customers to make better, more accurate, faster decisions – decisions that will ultimately increase their profitability.
By encouraging their customers to ‘Seize the Data’, they take them on a data journey to ‘Discover, Visualise. Execute. Succeed.’ By mid-2017, RWA had analysed and provided succinct information to businesses with more than 700 stores and over €1.1bn in annual turnover.