Grenson

Founded in 1866 by William Green, Grenson is a long-established footwear manufacturer based in Northamptonshire, internationally renowned for high quality shoemaking and fine manufacturing. Grenson was one of the first footwear manufacturers to use the Goodyear welt method, which is now the hallmark of British shoes, becoming very popular in the 1940s as worn by Hollywood actors such as Fred Astaire, Cary Grant and Montgomery Clift.

This forward-thinking company now operates as a truly multichannel business with a growing number of own retail stores, a long-standing wholesale division and a rapidly growing ecommerce channel. Always evolving, Grenson identified the need to establish a modern ERP system to facilitate their multichannel business processes and act as a real platform for future growth. Following a detailed selection process, they chose PrimaNet for our specialist expertise in the footwear industry.

The agreement has seen Grenson implement a totally integrated solution including Product Development, Sales Order and Purchase Order Processing, Materials Control, Manufacturing, Retail Management, ecommerce integration, integrated Financials and Business Intelligence.

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“We chose to work with Prima Solutions because their experience in the footwear sector is extensive and they really understand the operational requirements of a business like ours. They really took the time to understand our business needs and worked closely with the team to achieve our goals and forge long-lasting relationships.”

JOHN DEVERILL, MANAGING DIRECTOR AT GRENSON

“Grenson is a heritage British footwear brand which has been revitalised in recent years and has a clear focus on its future. High quality, British footwear manufacturers have seen a marked increase in demand in recent years and we are delighted that Grenson have chosen to work with us. We look forward to a long lasting, meaningful partnership.”

JOHN NORMAN
CHAIRMAN OF PRIMA SOLUTIONS