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Case Studies

Creating a new Business Intelligence reporting platform

We were engaged to work with a leading high street fast fashion retailer who had embarked upon a Merchandise Financial Planning transformation.  As part of this needed to create a new Business Intelligence reporting capability to support a more sophisticated and effective set of planning and forecasting processes. Challenge We were engaged to work with a leading high street fast...

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Winning with Shopper Data

by Julia Cook Amazon’s recent purchase of Wholefoods has switched the question from ‘which grocers will become online retailers?’ to ‘which online retailers will become brick and mortar retailers?’. As Amazon and Alibaba in China have realised, the power of combining both online and offline data is unassailable – the best way to truly understand your customers.  And while 97%...

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How 3D Printing could Disrupt the Retail Industry

by Matt Gherardi 3D printing technology is a truly disruptive technology that’s slowly beginning to come to maturity. We’re seeing it hit the headlines more and more in recent months with some pretty outlandish claims, so we thought we’d take a look ourselves to find out what effect it could have on both the retail industry and also our supply...

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Dealing with the National Living Wage

The National Living Wage that was introduced in the UK on 1st April constituted a seismic shift in the retail landscape. Amongst other industries that employ low-wage workers, retail stands out because of its highly competitive nature and often tight profit margins. In this article, we will cover two areas: 1) ways in which we will be challenged by the...