|[January 14, 2013]
Empower Software Solutions Commences Full Rollout of EmpowerWFM™ at BJ's Wholesale Club
ORLANDO, Fla. --(Business Wire)--
Software Solutions, a leading provider of workforce and human
resources (HR) solutions, has announced that BJ's
Wholesale Club has commenced its rollout of EmpowerWFM™,
the company's workforce management solution, across BJ's 198 locations
in 15 states. The decision to rollout to all clubs follows a successful
pilot of the solution.
In the pilot phase, BJ's leveraged all core modules of EmpowerWFM,
including labor forecasting, scheduling, budgeting and time and
attendance. All modules will be part of the full rollout. Designed for
organizations with complex, enterprise-wide labor management
requirements, EmpowerWFM, is used by several of the largest U.S.
retailers and grocers and will be on display at the National
Retail Federation's (NRF) BIG Show in New York today and
"Afer evaluating a number of workforce management solutions and
successfully piloting Empower Software's solution, we are excited to
begin this full-club deployment," says Scott Floeck, Senior Vice
President, Business Information Officer of BJ's Wholesale Club. "We
anticipate EmpowerWFM to have a positive impact on our business, our
members and team members."
"Producing automated schedules for BJ's over 24,000 team members
requires a high level of sophistication and scalability," says Jim
Hoefflin, President and CEO of Empower Software. "We are pleased that
BJ's has chosen us for this critical and complex implementation."
Martin Linusson, Empower's Director of Workforce Management Services
adds, "BJ's has demonstrated industry-leading vision in advancing their
processes through the configuration of EmpowerWFM. We expect great
About Empower Software Solutions
Empower Software Solutions provides innovative human resources solutions
for thousands of organizations, from small businesses to Fortune 500®
companies - including several of the largest U.S. retailers. Empower
Software's integrated human resources suite features HR/payroll, tax
filing and compliance outsourcing, workforce management, talent
management, and time and attendance solutions. Whether cloud-based or
on-premise, via laptop or mobile device, Empower Software believes in
providing flexible solutions and superior technology to help businesses
efficiently and effectively manage the employee lifecycle and enhance
company performance. For more information about Empower Software
Solutions, visit www.empowersoftware.com.
About BJ's Wholesale Club
BJ's is dedicated to providing members with high-quality, brand-name
food and general merchandise at prices that are significantly lower than
supermarkets, supercenters, department stores, drug stores and specialty
retail stores. BJ's carries the most product variety of any wholesale
club with more than 7,000 items, including supermarket-sized staples,
USDA Choice meats and stock-up items. BJ's is the only wholesale club to
accept all manufacturers' coupons, and for greater convenience, BJ's
offers the most payment options including EBT.
Headquartered in Westborough, Massachusetts, BJ's Wholesale Club, Inc.
is a leading operator of warehouse clubs in the eastern United States.
The Company currently operates 198 clubs in 15 eastern states. Learn
more and shop online at BJs.com
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