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INNOVATIVE DATA SOLUTIONS FOR RETAIL

How can you meet the demands of today’s customers, keep up with the pace of change, and find ways to maintain a competitive edge? By empowering everyone in your organisation with visibility and insight into your data.

 

Retail Sector Challenges

Your Retail business needs to transform, evolve and revolutionise its working practices, as you rapidly try to adjust to the new normal.

The COVID-19 pandemic, Brexit and the continual movement of consumers to buy online, rather than at traditional brick and mortar stores, has disrupted the supply chain and exacerbated gaps in your current systems.

Why Do Retailers Need Data Analytics?

  • Target your desired customer base more effectively
  • Predictably manage supplier cashflow
  • Make life easy for your category managers with supply chain dashboards to monitor price and stock availability
  • Improve talent retention and reduce churn through HR Analytics Dashboards

 

Case Study

Mobile Business Intelligence app saves Samsung over 200 working hours per week

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Tracking and reporting the ADM team’s performance using spreadsheets posed a real challenge. Alongside this, SEUK was running a Market Communication System. While it recorded all ADM activity (i.e. stores visited, actions and interactions), the information was split into disparate reports.

Impressed by the innovative approach to Qlik Sense, Paul turned to the team at Catalyst for the support which would enable them to meet their goal to “work smarter rather than harder”.

 

"Having real-time data is absolutely critical. The amount of information that is processed and then delivered on a daily basis could not be done through anything else other than our Qlik Sense RM mobile app.” 

“Within just a few weeks, we’ve seen some of the highest usage rates – not just in the IM reports we do and look after – but across the rest of Samsung as well, which is really encouraging.”

Paul Asquith | Insights and Reporting Manager

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PUTTING DATA AT THE HEART OF SAMSUNG'S DECISION MAKING

Watch our 30 minute on-demand webinar and hear how Samsung, have placed their retail mobile Qlik app into the hands of 100+ managers to visualise issues and improve store performance.

Case Study

Data & Analytics to enable suppliers to achieve 137% sales uplift week on week

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Catalyst BI was approached by Travis Perkins to support the roll-out of the new i-supply solution, targeted at its retail arm, Wickes. The solution would enable suppliers to have greater visibility, engagement and transparency of sales, finances, stock movement and other aspects connected to the marketing of their products across Wickes stores. To effectively provide data that validates a supplier’s position.

Suppliers can now access daily updated sales, stock, finance and marketing data giving near real time visibility, allowing them to plan and move supply and stock to the correct Wickes Stores. The ultimate aim is to onboard all 300 Wickes suppliers.

 

"During lockdown SCA were able to maintain supply to the Wickes stores despite I.T challenges in week 14 that meant our normal weekly sales update from the category team was disrupted, this lasted around 4 weeks in total."


"During this time SCA were able to use sales and stock data from i-supply, married to our internal forecasts, in order to keep our production lines running and our distribution site at Stoke fully operational in order to maintain stock availability of Pareto A/B lines to the Wickes estate. Without i-supply this would have been very much harder.

Ken Reidy |Strategic Account Manager, SCA Wood UK Ltd

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Embrace Data in your Retail Business

Combine all your data, generates valuable insights, and help transform your retail operation to be faster, smarter, and more customer-centric:

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Consumer Analysis
Consumer Analysis

Analyse sales data from digital channels and other touchpoints to better understand consumer behaviour

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Omni-Channel Analytics
Omni-Channel Analytics

Create a complete omni-channel view of sales, inventory, and returns across all shopping channels.

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Market Basket Analysis
Market Basket Analysis

Isolate buying patterns to identify trends and capitalise on opportunities to increase basket size, improve margins and  customer satisfaction.

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End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility
End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

Tie together every aspect of your supply chain to locate and reroute merchandise at any point.

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Returns and Reverse Logistics
Returns and Reverse Logistics

Remove costs from the returns process – and list returned products for sale faster – with agile analytics.

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Supplier Performance
Supplier Performance

Streamline supplier relationships and empower suppliers with a governed view of sales, stock, and performance.

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Internet of Things
Internet of Things

Analyse and act on sensor data to better understand traffic, dwell time, staffing, and sales conversions.

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Store Performance
Store Performance

Drive store performance and benchmarking for the store manager, area manager, regional director, and corporate.

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Margin Erosion
Margin Erosion

Manage markdowns and product waste by empowering employees with mobile analytics in the store

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Geo Analysis
Geo Analysis

Determine the best location for a store or distribution centre based on customer demographics, drive times, existing store footprint, and weather.

 

 

Our Retail Experts On-Hand

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Schedule a meeting with our Retail Expert, Dan Packer and see how together you can develop the right data strategy, systems and data culture that empowers your whole business to achieve value, faster.