Mercadona has invested EUR 30 Million in an operation center dedicated for the retailer’s IT&C operations, planned to be opened in Q2 2015.
• The center is located in Albalat dels Sorells, and the construction works began in 2012. The plot features 24,000 square meters (sq.m) and is located close to the computer center that spreads on 300 sq.m.
• The center works involve 600 engineers from different computer technology companies: Oracle, Cisco, IBM, HP.
The digital center aims at improving the process management of fresh produce, controlling at the same time all SKUs promoted by the retailer, providing real time information on sales and merchandise stock.
Mercadona was the first retailer to introduce the barcode reader in Spain.