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Brooks Brothers masters data consistency »
Check out the cover story in the February issue of Integrated Solutions for Retailers and find out how a single platform BI application saves the high-end clothing retailer 1,500 man hours annually in reporting efforts.
News from NRF
Nine guest analytics lessons from Target »
The Big Ideas session at NRF featuring Eric Bibelnieks, group manager for guest data and analytical services at TARGET Corporation was standing room only, so here’s a recap of the presentation from Retail TouchPoints detailing the nine lessons TARGET learned along the way about guest analytics optimization.
What are business analytics anyway? »
Do you remain mystified by the phrase “business analytics”? If so, you’re not alone. Get a clear definition in NRF VP and spokesperson Ellen Davis’ blog post describing what she learned at the SAS-sponsored business analytics session.
Questions answered at NRF business analytics session »
At this panel discussion, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM President Chris McCann, analytics expert Tom Davenport and moderator Lori Schafer, SAS, shared practical advice on how retailers can use technology to improve decision making. 
Solution Highlight: Size Optimization
Tilly’s deploys SAS® Size Profiling as a managed solution »
This leading specialty retailer has deployed SAS® Size Profiling as a managed solution to better evaluate store-level style-specific demand by size. SAS is the only software vendor to currently offer size profiling customers the choice of either a managed solution or licensed software for behind-the-firewall deployment.
SAS supports Aéropostale’s continued growth »
With SAS Merchandise Allocation software as a core component of its business analytics approach, specialty retailer Aéropostale has continued to experience strong, sustained sales growth despite a weakened economy.
Wet Seal selects SAS® to size it right »
SAS® Size Profiling helps retailer enhance customer service, turn inventory and improve margins.
Events

SAS Global Forum 2010
April 11-14
Seattle

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Customer-centric assortments
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In the News
A data explosion remakes retailing »
“Relying on gut feel is yesterday’s strategy in retailing,” reports The New York Times. This recent article discusses how retailers are increasingly mining their vast stores of data to improve decisions about pricing, product offerings, inventory and more.
2009 review, 2010 outlook »
In the January issue of RIS, nine of retailing’s most authoritative experts – including SAS CEO Dr. Jim Goodnight -- talk about lessons learned in 2009 and what to expect in 2010.
Grocery
Acosta rings up success in the grocery aisle »
Using SAS, Acosta is helping grocers and consumer packaged goods companies reduce out of stocks, by 50 percent, gaining 5 to 10 percent of promotional lift – and keeping shoppers happy.
Wakefern Food Corp. teams with SAS for unique marketing solutions »
Wakefern, a retailer-owned cooperative grocery wholesaler based in New Jersey, is looking to connect with customers more frequently and relevantly using SAS® Marketing Automation.
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