Elected officials, business leaders, and other dignitaries gathered in Quincy, Mass., on June 17 for the grand beginning of Retail Business Services’ new era office. The constructing houses 200 facts era associates and an innovation lab that provide era services for the neighborhood manufacturers of Ahold Delhaize USA, along with Stop & Shop in the Boston vicinity.
At the occasion, Retail Business Services associates demoed technologies, created in the business enterprise’s innovation lab, that create new in-keep stories for customers and make grocery buying clean.
“We’re proud to cut the ribbon in this new office, and stay a company of choice and an amazing neighbor within the Quincy network,” stated Roger Wheeler, president of Retail Business Services. “Our business affords services to one among the most important grocery retail groups within the United States, and we’re hastily growing as we support neighborhood grocery manufacturers through a duration of evolution taking location in our enterprise. This new area permits us to retain our trajectory of increase.”
Retail Business services are presently hiring for close to 70 facts generation positions based totally inside the new Quincy office and at Retail Business Services’ other East Coast and Chicago locations.
“We’re excited for this new area as we retain to amplify our crew,” said Paul Scorza, EVP, IT & CIO for Retail Business Services. “Whether it’s through our co-op software that brings university and graduate students into our innovation lab for 6-month rotations, full-time hiring, or partnerships with begin-ups, universities, and others, we’re constantly inside the market for top expertise to help our project of making the next era of grocery retail.”
At the occasion, Retail Business Services introduced a new partnership with the Quincy Chamber of Commerce to aid the agency’s Incubate Quincy 1400 (IQ1400) assignment, which pursuits to make Quincy a vacation spot for tech start-ups.
“This kind of funding and boom is at the heart of our efforts to revitalize downtown Quincy, and we are thrilled approximately the potential of this new partnership with the Chamber of Commerce,” said Quincy Mayor Thomas Koch. “Companies like Retail Business Services are really critical to the future of downtown Quincy, and I am deeply thankful for his or her persisted funding in our community.”
“We are proud to associate with Retail Business Services on this exciting initiative,” stated Tim Cahill, President of the Quincy Chamber. “It might be an actual boost for the emerging, tech begin-up network we’re developing at IQ1400 in Quincy Center.”
Retail Business Services will sponsor area in the incubator for 2 technology begin-united states of America for a length of six months and offer meeting and mentorship opportunities with its Chief Information Officer and different innovation pals. The Chamber is actively recruiting for tech begin-united states interested by the opportunity. Technology begin-us inquisitive about the possibility ought to touch the Chamber.
The new office includes 30,000 rectangular ft of two currently renovated floors of a constructing in the heart of Quincy at 10 Granite St., simply 8 miles from Boston. The office changed into designed the usage of the hobby-based totally workspace idea, which incorporates open seating, collaboration regions and more than one length convention rooms with brand new video conferencing system. Each floor has a kitchenette for comfort, and the workplace gives a pastime room for friends to revel in at the same time as on break.
About Retail Business Services
Retail Business Services, LLC, is the services business enterprise of Ahold Delhaize USA, currently providing services to six East Coast grocery brands, such as Food Lion, Giant Food, GIANT/MARTIN’S, Hannaford and Stop & Shop, as well as the country’s biggest online grocery retailer, Peapod. Retail Business Services leverages the scale of the local manufacturers to power synergies and gives industry-leading understanding, insights, and analytics to neighborhood brands to guide their techniques with offerings along with Information Technology, Merchandising & Marketing Services, Private Brand Products, Pharmacy Services, Sourcing, Not for Resale, Store Services, Financial Services, Legal Services, Communications, Supply Chain and People Systems and Services.