Thousands of retailers worldwide rely on IBM Business Analytics software to deliver smarter retail.
Business intelligence software lets you consolidate, track, analyse and report on relevant data. Financial performance and strategy management software provides planning, budgeting and consolidation for linking strategy to dynamic plans and targets.
Advanced analytics software gives you the insight to anticipate trends and predict future outcomes. And analytic applications give you a quick start with a particular issue or domain.
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Promotion planning, merchandise planning and market basket analysis
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Retail organisations have no time to waste in implementing software to achieve maximum value and ROI. IBM Cognos Performance Blueprints (US) are free quick-start solutions that address planning and performance management process areas that directly impact your organisation's ability to create business value.
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5 Reports Every Retailer Needs
Learn about five performance management reports that provide the visibility retailers need to improve operations and meet profitability objectives, while providing the best shopping experience for customers.
The Performance Manager: Proven Strategies for Turning Information into Higher Business Performance for Retail
Find out how the industry's top chains and brands are using performance management to deliver a superior customer experience, to create a demand driven merchandising and supply chain, and drive operational excellence. Order your copy today and find out how to maximise profitability and growth.
IBM Market Basket Analysis
Find out how IBM Business Analytics software is helping companies gain insight into buyer patterns to offer products and promotions that match shopper preferences and behavior.
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Customer Case Study
Learn how they went from spreadsheet overload to streamlined planning.
Selecting the Right Retail Planning Solution
This software selection guide provides some key factors to consider when evaluating enterprise planning solutions, and it makes the business case for IBM Cognos software as the best-in-class performance management system provider.