The Gourmet Group is one of the leading food manufacturing and retailing companies in Egypt. Their current operations comprise of two business lines – food retailing (through Gourmet Egypt) and food manufacturing (through Gourmet Food Solutions).
Gourmet Egypt has served food lovers since 2006, offering a wide range of groceries, high-quality fresh produce, and exclusive in-house developed and manufactured products.
Gourmet Egypt operates strategically located stores across Egypt and enjoys a strong brand name. Their promise to customers is top quality and service in all they have to offer.
Always looking to serve their customers best, Gourmet Egypt invested in developing its ecommerce platform that included their webstore, mobile app, and shoppable recipes. They came a long way from a custom catalog store to an ecommerce store on Magento 1.
However, Gourmet Egypt wished to lead the market in meeting changing consumers’ habits through its retail and e-commerce operations. While Magento 1 worked well for them, they needed a more secure, fast, and scalable platform.
Hence, they decided to upgrade their store to Magento 2. Gourmet Egypt knew they had to work with a reliable vendor who could help them build a state-of-the-art e-commerce ecosystem faster.
i95Dev engaged with the Gourmet Egypt team to understand their existing systems, including Magento 1 store, Magento 2 store, RMS POS systems, and Mobile app. i95Dev team performed a code audit of all the systems and identified the list of enhancements.
The entire project was broken down into three components: