Long established lingerie specialist

Foundations has been a long established lingerie specialist retailer in the heart of Nantwich and was taken over by Kate Hinton and Karen Flannery in April 2015. The acquisition brought new enthusiasm and ideas to the business, the new owners keen to retain the tradition of great personal service, quality products and wide choice while introducing new and exciting brands. After a store makeover and re-fit, the fresh new image was launched for Foundations at the re-launch party on 10th October 2015.

  • Client: Foundations
  • Location: Nantwich, Cheshire
  • Stocks: Lingerie, Swimwear, Nightwear, Hosiery, Accessories
  • Services: Retail Store
  • Installed: January 2016
  • Legacy System: None
  • Website: Facebook

Requirement and Challenges

As well as inheriting a wide range of Brands in lingerie, swimwear and accessories Kate and Karen have introduced several new Brands. It was therefore essential to gain unbiased analysis of performance and profitability across Brands, collections and sizes. With many calls on their limited investment, a cost effective but professional EPOS and inventory solution was required – and from a company which could be trusted to deliver.


Touchretail’s Solution

TRIMS is the perfect platform for Foundations, since it easily enables matrix-style recording of back size and cup size for lingerie and is already used by other leading lingerie multi-channel retailers. Touchretail were able to provide a solution for Foundations which combined entry level POS hardware with sophisticated inventory – and the ability to add-on the ecommerce integration when the time is right for Foundations.

We took over last year and an EPOS system was one of our priorities. Touchretail have enabled us to implement an EPOS system effectively and their expert support and guidance has made it straightforward and quick. We are able to use it to generate reports that will help take our business forward

Karen Flannery Karen Flannery
Joint proprietor - Foundations of Nantwich
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