A future-oriented IT architecture for Globus Group

  • The Globus Group is one of the leading independent retailing companies in Germany, located in St. Wendel in the state of Saarland.

  • The group currently runs 46 hypermarkets in Germany, 88 DIY stores, 2 Globus Drive for grocery pickups, 7 electronics markets as well as a fridel market and restaurant.

  • Outside of Germany, 26 full-range suppliers in the Czech Republic and Russia as well as two DIY stores in Luxembourg belong to the Globus Group.

  • 18.800 employees

  • App. €7 bn Revenue (2014/2015)

Further information: www.globus.de

Success Story

A future-oriented IT architecture for Globus Group

Globus Group is growing rapidly.
With SAP Retail as their central merchandise management system, the company is also setting the future course within their IT landscape.

  • Implementation of a standardised system platform for all Globus locations, from the stores to coordination to the warehouse

  • Integration of all adjacent systems into the new structure

  • Integration and optimisation of all processes in all locations

SAP Retail -
the largest transformation project in Globus' company history so far


  • Implementation  and Roll-out SAP Retail
  • Processes: Master data, Promotion planning, Material planning, Store merchandise management system, Contracts
  • Logistics: Third-party and warehouse delivery in 46 Globus stores in Germany


  • Implementation and roll-out support

  • Training and post go-live support in the markets

  • Training RCC in St. Wendel for Level 1/2 support

Integrated Systems

  • SAP F&R
    Forecasting, Automatic replenishment, Quantity optimizing, Order proposal management

  • Supplier portal
    Extranet on the basis of SAP, Enterprise Portal technology, Joint platform for Globus and suppliers, Individual and mass maintenance of articles, Integration of third-party data pools, Supplier self-service

  • SAP BW (Datahub for Inventory- and POS data)
    Sizing and job planning, Modeling of stock scenario, Archiving and housekeeping, Integration of POS data


The combination of consulting expertise and implementation experience convinced us. retailsolutions contributed an enormously valuable service to our IT projects through its professional methodology.


Bernd Grande,

Head of IT Globus SB-Warenhaus