Retail Business Services (RBS) has been developing a new Master Data Management (MDM) system that will adopt a new Product Information Management application, STEP by Stibo. STEP is an online MDM application that enables vendor, category, supply chain, and data governance teams to work collaboratively with item setup and maintenance processes. We will be implementing the full use of our application in phases.
Phase 1: Security Profile Login
All vendors that are active trading partners to our Branded stores of Stop & Shop, Giant, and Giant Martin’s will need to Register for their Security Profile.
Vendors Exclusive to Hannaford, Food Lion, and Peapod
Vendors that are exclusive trading partners of our branded stores of Hannaford, Food Lion and Peapod are required to register for a Security Profile but will not see a change to their current new item set-up process at this time.
Phase 2: Product Synchronization to Retail Business Services
Coming in 2019! Retail Business Services will be connecting master product content from vendors across the entire Ahold Delhaize branded stores through the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN).