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Gander Mountain boosts sales with SAS® »
The outdoor gear retailer will use SAS Merchandise Planning to increase inventory productivity and margins. "The challenging economy pushed us to remodel our approach to assortment planning and inventory management. SAS offered exactly what we need to realize consistent profitability," said Kerry Graskewicz, Gander Mountain's Senior VP of Inventory Management.
From the NRF Big Show
Top trends from the NRF BIG Show ’11 »
If you missed Retail's BIG Show this year, check out this three-minute video to hear retail executives on key trends presented on the EXPO hall floor.
Chico’s exec shares how analytics is improving business »
At Retail’s BIG Show, Jeff Jones, Executive VP and COO of Chico's, shares exactly what information the company has gleaned from its current analytics strategy and how it's improving business. Bonus: See this Apparel Magazine article on Chico's comeback.
Localization, optimization in 2011 »
In this interview from the NRF EXPO hall, Gene Gsell, Manager of SAS' US retail business unit, shares his views on what retail's key trends mean for 2011, including the importance of localization and optimization.
Family Dollar doubles down on apparel »
When the discount retailer analyzed sales, there were some interesting discoveries that lead to major changes at Family Dollar. This article from Apparel Magazine unveils those changes – and some promising results.
The personal touch at Sam’s Club »
Sam's Club is able to offer "plus" members personalized discounts and anticipate members' shopping behavior with startling accuracy. How do they do it? This article from Stores magazine tells all.
Revolutionizing retail with high-performance predictive analytics »
With data streaming in from multiple channels, retailers face challenges that defy current computing techniques. But the unprecedented capabilities of SAS High-Performance Markdown Optimization let even the largest retailers optimize markdown price schedules to maximize sell-through and revenue.
SAS acquires Assetlink to help marketers deliver smarter, more efficient campaigns »
Combining SAS® Customer Intelligence offerings with Assetlink's leading marketing resource management solutions into an integrated marketing management platform will make it easier for marketers to plan, create and optimize marketing programs.
Grocery News
Unlocking analytics in the grocery channel »
This white paper from Chain Store Age shows how grocers of all sizes are putting analytics into practice — and are increasing profits as a result
Winn-Dixie selects SAS® »
One of the US' largest grocery retailers has selected SAS to improve its marketing and merchandising operations. "This partnership will enhance our customers' shopping experience with improvements in pricing, assortment and category management," said Maura Hart, Winn-Dixie's CIO.
Social media and mobility
Improving revenue and customer engagement with social media analytics »
Download this white paper to explore advances in social media analytics and how retailers are tapping into the fast-growing segment of shoppers who get buying advice from friends and peers.
Branded! »
This new book from Lori Schafer and Bernie Brennan looks at how social media and mobility leaders like Starbucks, Best Buy, Wet Seal and more are engaging consumers in new and exciting ways – and how you can too.
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