The Arch Enterprise (AE) solution developed by Spinnaker Software is a Head Office Management System, centrally controlling master data and sending these off to individual stores. Master data includes merchandise zones & article management, articles master, suppliers master, campaigns, selling prices (mark-up), centralised purchase orders, etc. Trading information such as sales, purchases and inventory levels are transmitted back to AE for reporting and statistical analysis in the Business Intelligence Module. AE has been successfully implemented in a number of prominent Arch client groups such as Sefcash, Excellent Meat, Rhino Cash & Carry, A1 Fisheries and North City. Recent signings include Fruit & Veg City, Macksons and Spar Angola. AE is operational in a total of 95 stores, and counting.