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The BRC and Expense Reduction Analysts form partnership to deliver top level savings for retailers and manufacturers’ bottom lines

“The BRC and Expense Reduction Analysts launch partnership to deliver top level savings for retailers and manufacturers’ bottom lines.”

London, UK, 2014-4-16 — /EPR Retail News/ — The BRC and Expense Reduction Analysts (ERA) have formed a partnership that will be extremely advantageous to many retailers and manufacturers. The BRC is particularly pleased to add the company’s expertise to its list of business services available to retail members and manufacturers.

ERA helps organisations to save money and boost business performance through effective procurement, improved supplier management and smarter spending. ERA’s sector specialists build long-term relationships with medium to large organisations, going beyond short-term gains to deliver objective analysis, informed market expertise and continued financial benefits.

Established for over 20 years, ERA use their deep understanding of the key issues facing retailers and manufacturers to produce programmes that are truly tailored to specific needs of their clients.

With over 150 Specialist Procurement Advisors in the UK, ERA is able to offer dedicated specialists with a thorough knowledge of various expenditure categories and a passion to find solutions that meet the most precise client needs.

The core philosophy is to achieve cost reductions without compromising quality or service; most clients experience a noticeable improvement to their procurement processes.

Mark Proctor Chief Executive Officer said: “We were very impressed by the high standard of procurement services being offered by Expense Reduction Analysts. I am very pleased to be working with ERA to ensure that our members have access to these services to save them money through professional and effective procurement, improved supplier management and smarter spending habits. This partnership will provide numerous benefits to our retail members and our certificated sites.”

Notes to Editors:

About the British Retail Consortium (BRC)
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is the UK’s leading retail trade association. It represents the full range of retailers, large and small, multiples and independents, food and non-food, online and store based.

About the BRC’s Global Standards
BRC Global Standards are the world’s biggest provider of safety and quality Standards’ Programs for food manufacture, packaging, storage and distribution. BRC Global Standards are generated with the help of technical specialists, retailers, manufacturers and certification bodies from around the world, so everything is based on practicality, rigour and clarity.

The BRC Global Standards certification scheme offer comprehensive support to help new and established businesses to achieve and maintain their quality and safety aims.

For more information please visit

Media Contacts:
BRC Press Office 020 7854 8924 / 07921 605544
Information for Editors

About Expense Reduction Analysts (UK) Ltd.
Registered in England and Wales: No.03225310 – Managing Director: Robert Allison

Established in the UK in 1992, Expense Reduction Analysts is a leading cost management consultancy dedicated to reducing costs and improving profits through our tailored cost, purchase and supplier management™ service.

Each year, Expense Reduction Analysts support businesses through the facilitation of detailed cost management practices. Our network of over 150 consultants provides cost reduction expertise, maximising return on investment for our clients.

For more information on Expense Reduction Analysts, please contact Expense Reduction Analysts’ Marketing Department: +44 (0)2380 829 737 or visit

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