HOW CAN SAS HELP? SAS, the leader in Business Analytics software and services, helps
organisations anticipate and optimise business opportunities.

We do this through advanced analytics that turn data about customers, performance, financials and more into meaningful information.
The result? Fact-based decisions for undeniable bottom-line impact.

Our products and your expertise in the retail sector will let you make the decisions that matter so you can:

  • Solve complex business problems and seize new opportunities
  • Enhance business performance and optimise value creation
  • Improve the way you work and stay ahead of competitors

Why We Are Different

Driven to solve customer business problems, privately-held SAS works closely with customers in all stages of research and development to ensure that they get the most out of new offerings. More than 12,000 employees across more than 400 SAS offices provide local, hands-on support for customers whenever and wherever they need it. Customer loyalty, evidenced by long-standing SAS user communities and a strong renewal history, echoes this customer partnership and our shared commitment to a successful future.

What truly differentiates SAS is its "creative capital," in the words of Chief Executive Officer Jim Goodnight. The technical and domain expertise of SAS employees allow the company to serve nearly all industries in multiple cutting-edge analytical capacities, including cloud and high-performance computing, in-database processing and taking full advantage of the value hidden in unstructured data.

How We Do It

SAS' technology infrastructure – spanning data management, analytics and reporting – gives customers THE POWER TO KNOW® within the context of how they need to know it.

This solution-driven approach provides the reliability, depth and breadth needed to solve nearly any real-world business issue. Every organisation, regardless of industry, comes to SAS for an integrated approach to their most pressing challenges, such as combatting fraud in Financial Services, expediting drugs to market in Life Sciences and identifying cross-sell opportunities in Retail.

SAS - The Analytics Of The Future

Customers see tangible results time after time with SAS software and services. So it's no surprise that the company celebrates 35 years of consistent revenue growth this year. SAS is used at more than 50,000 sites in over 127 countries, including 93 of the top 100 companies on the 2011 Fortune Global 500® list. What next generation approaches will your organisation use?

SAS - For Retail

Retailers turn to SAS because SAS drives better results. SAS has retail business knowledge built in, is easy to use and provides unparalleled analytics to drive the best financial results. SAS retail solutions can grow with you at your desired pace using flexible deployment models. With SAS' retail business expertise, spanning more than 30 years, retailers choose SAS for customer insight, localised assortment optimisation, size profiling and pack optimisation, price optimisation, merchandise planning and advanced analytics.

SAS provides software and services across all retail market segments, including apparel, fashion, grocery, specialty retail, general merchandise, online and hardlines retail.

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