Apparel Analytics

Apparel

How Apparel Retailers Use SAS®

Offer the best-fit sizes and customer-centric assortments tailored to specific trade areas.

Improve top-line sales and margins through optimized life cycle pricing.

Enable collaborative development of financial and assortment plans – preseason and in-season – to manage open-to-buy.

CUSTOMER SUCCESS

Apparel Retailers Working Smarter With SAS®

  • Finding the right fit for better customer experiences

    Levi Strauss & Co., the company that invented bluejeans, is always innovating. And now it's on a journey with SAS to build an analytically driven, decision-ready culture that helps it connect to the people who love its apparel.

  • Knowing the right pricing strategy for each stage of the product life cycle

    SAS helped the world's largest supplier of athletic shoes and apparel:

    • Automate the decision-making process.
    • Develop a product life cycle pricing structure that helps reduce markdowns.
    • Understand competitor pricing.
    • Plan strategies that improve gross margin.
  • Accurately planning the size, style and color mix of each brand's assortment, and optimally allocating inventory to each location and channel

    SAS helped a US women's clothing retailer:

    • Optimize markdown/clearance schedule by location.
    • Understand true demand for each item at each store based on size, style attributes and color.
    • Create pack recommendations to inform inventory allocation processes in the optimal configuration for each store and channel, based on size profiles.
    • Adopt a common platform and data model to deliver these capabilities with great precision in the shortest amount of time.

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