Groupe Marcelle Case Study

Sustaining Productivity during COVID through Automated Invoice Management

Groupe Marcelle is the largest Canadian company operating in the beauty sector. Since 1949, the company has steadfastly endeavoured to create high quality cosmetics consistent with the needs of Canadians.

Headquartered in Montréal, Groupe Marcelle employs over 350 individuals in the research, development and marketing of some 1600 Marcelle, Lise Watier, Annabelle and CW Beggs and Sons products.

The challenge

Groupe Marcelle markets a comprehensive lineup of makeup and skin care products which are distributed in over 3500 stores across Canada. The company processes some 20 000 supplier invoices per year, with expenditures running into the millions.

Backed by a Finance team of 17 individuals, which includes 4 dedicated Accounts Payable employees, the company knew it needed to optimize operations.