Retail and distributors work in a market with tight margins, where customer experience is crucial and agility essential. To compete, it is necessary to have the right energy strategy and an energy partner with the expertise and innovative solutions to solve key challenges – helping to maximize operational efficiency, improve resilience and deliver a sustainable future.
A 20% cut in energy costs can mean the same bottom line benefit to a retailer as a 5% increase in sales*
We have pioneered innovative, flexible solutions that include insights and analytics, onsite generation, renewable energy technologies and flexible funding. Our end-to-end delivery capability and fully-managed service options allow you to focus on delivering a positive customer experience and enhancing your competitiveness.
Highlight opportunities to improve energy usage and efficiency across your retail and distribution facilities. Identify potential equipment failures that could compromise your customers’ experience
Reduce reliance on the grid and ensure a consistent supply to your retail store or distribution center by generating and storing energy onsite. Save money with renewable solar energy and increase your sustainability and resilience.
Connect your assets to the grid, reduce expensive demand charges, and access opportunities to generate new revenue streams by balancing supply and demand on the grid.
The demands retailers and distributors face have never been greater. Intense competition and rising input costs squeeze margins right across the retail sector. Staying in profit is a major challenge – you need to drive down costs. But at the same time, you need to deliver a positive customer experience. What’s more, your operation is increasingly dependent on technology – downtime means disastrous impact on customer satisfaction and loyalty, so resilience is essential. Customers also expect retailers to demonstrate a genuine commitment to sustainability.
We are the US’s leading energy supplier. Nobody understands the current energy challenges facing the retail and distribution sector as we do. We know the facts:
Now is the time to capitalize on new opportunities to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs to improve narrow margins. We can help ensure your energy strategy enables you to respond quickly to changing market conditions and seize new opportunities.
In research by Centrica Business Solutions, we found:
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*The Carbon Trust, April 2018)
**Energy Advantage Research, Centrica Business Solutions. Statistics based on a six country survey of more than 1,000 energy decision-makers in large organizations.
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