KARI Selects Zebra Technologies to Enhance Retail Supply Chain Operations

Zebra MC2100 Series mobile computer saves two hours per worker’s day on inventory management in KARI shoe stores

MOSCOW - Dec. 19, 2016 -
Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, has announced the deployment of 2,000 Zebra MC2100 mobile computers to cover all KARI shoe stores in Russia. The deal will enable KARI, one of the largest shoe retailers in Eastern Europe, to increase the quality of service and effectively manage inventory.

The Zebra МС2100 is integrated into KARI’s internal stock-balance management system and its centralized database, allowing users to effectively control KARI`s supply chain in real time. This includes managing orders coming from on-line, in-store stock management and on-time delivery to stores. The MC2100 provides visibility with a stock balance update to all KARI stores from which customers pick up their internet orders.


  • Zebra MС2100 significantly accelerates consignments, inventory and price reviews; saving two hours a day per worker on inventory management in store whilst increasing information accuracy, especially crucial during promotional events and sales.
  • The MC2100 mobile computers are easy to integrate into any information system and perfectly meets KARI’s requirements, allowing users to scale each project according to their business needs.
  • KARI selected Zebra mobile computers for their wireless data exchange capabilities and reliability.
  • Equipped with a high-performance processor, the MC2100 offers uninterrupted operation for hours without battery recharging. Zebra mobile computers support hot-swappable batteries without losing data, which KARI considers extremely important to make accurate large-scale inventory.

Vener Safin, Chief Information Officer, KARI
“KARI selected Zebra MC2100 mobile computers for their excellent price-quality ratio, high reliability, and capacity for full integration into our information systems. Implementing Zebra solutions allowed us to reduce time on inventory and re-pricing processes. Our operations effectiveness increase has direct impact on our customers’ loyalty.”

Bhaskar Bagchi, Sales Manager, Russia, Zebra Technologies
“Zebra has a proven track record in providing customers with retail solutions and is a trusted advisor to retailers globally. We are happy that by using Zebra’s technology, KARI has increased its efficiency by improving visibility within its supply chain. МС2100 mobile computers provide KARI with stock availability monitoring to plan on-time delivery, which is very important for the best customer service.”

About Zebra
With the unparalleled visibility Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) provides, enterprises become as smart and connected as the world we live in. Real-time information – gleaned from visionary solutions including hardware, software and services – gives organizations the competitive edge they need to simplify operations, know more about their businesses and customers, and empower their mobile workers to succeed in today’s data-centric world. For more information, visit www.zebra.com or sign up for our news alerts. Follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.

Media Contact:
Valérie Berrivin
+33 (0)6 80 41 11 03

©2016 ZIH Corp and/or its affiliates.  Zebra and the stylized Zebra head are trademarks of ZIH Corp., registered in many jurisdictions worldwide. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.  All rights reserved.