Stage Stores’ customers find a better fit with SAS®   

Department store chain caters to local customers with SAS® Size Optimization

Shoppers will soon find more of the sizes and styles they want at their local Stage, Bealls, Peebles, Palais Royal and Goody’s stores. Parent company Stage Stores, Inc. (NYSE: SSI) has licensed analytics from business analytics leader SAS to drive revenue growth while improving customer satisfaction and loyalty. Stage Stores, a SAS customer since 2005, also uses SAS® Integrated Merchandise Planning and SAS® Markdown Optimization.

“Having the right sizes and products that are tailored for each store is critical in today's challenging retail environment,” said Steven Hunter, Stage Stores CIO. “Stage Stores has worked with SAS for years, and this latest investment in SAS® Size Optimization will help us optimize size profiles by store to better inform and align buying and inventory allocations to customer demand.”

SAS Size Optimization helps retailers improve sales, margins and team efficiencies while lowering costs. By applying analytics to transform sales data into powerful, size-demand knowledge, they can predict future sales and inventory needs by size and determine case-pack supply to meet changing demand.

“Stage Stores operates in a competitive omnichannel environment, which requires precision,” said Lori Schafer, SAS Retail Executive Advisor. “Creating localized assortments is a complex job, and doing it right means powerful analytics are at work. SAS Size Optimization will allow Stage Stores to keep the right stock in the right stores at the right time, which will keep customers coming back.”

Progressive retailers work with SAS®

Powerful analytics and extensive retail industry experience empower retailers to anticipate customer desires and advance business objectives. Plus, SAS’ portfolio of retail and customer intelligence software is available through several different investment, deployment and growth options.

SAS retail customers include A&P, Aéropostale, Ann Taylor, AutoZone, Beall’s, Belk, Best Buy, Brooks Brothers, Cabela’s, Carrefour, Casino, Casual Male, Charming Shoppes, Chico’s FAS Inc., Coach, DSW, dm-drogerie markt Group, Eddie Bauer, Family Dollar, Foot Locker, Gander Mountain, Godiva, Hallmark, Harry & David, Hudson’s Bay Company, Kohl’s, Macy’s, Mark’s Work Wearhouse, Marks & Spencer, Nestlé, Northern Tool & Equipment, Office Depot, Overstock.com, S-Group, Sainsbury’s, Stage Stores, Staples, Tesco, Tractor Supply Company, Waitrose, Wakefern, Williams-Sonoma, Winn-Dixie and 1-800-FLOWERS.COM.

To learn more about SAS Retail Intelligence and SAS Customer Intelligence, visit SAS at the NRF 103rd Annual Convention and EXPO in Booth 2455.

About Stage Stores

Stage Stores, Inc. operates primarily in small and mid-sized towns and communities. Its stores, which operate under the Bealls, Goody’s, Palais Royal, Peebles, Stage and Steele’s names, offer moderately priced, nationally recognized brand name apparel, accessories, cosmetics and footwear for the entire family. The company operates 888 stores in 40 states. The company also has an e-commerce website. For more information about Stage Stores, visit the company’s website at www.stagestoresinc.com.

 

Om SAS Institute i Norden og Baltikum

SAS Institute er verdens største privateide IT-selskap med over 11 000 ansatte og 50 000 kunder i 127 land, og er ledende leverandør av Business Intelligence og Analytics løsninger. Selskapet har opparbeidet en sterk posisjon i Norden og Baltikum og bistår over 1300 kunder fra kontorer i Oslo, Stavanger, København, Skanderborg, Stockholm, Helsinki, Riga og Vilnius.

Siden 1976 har SAS Institute gitt kundene muligheten til å ta riktigere beslutninger raskere. Avanserte statistikk- og analysemetoder i brukervennlige applikasjoner hjelper virksomhetene med å avdekke nye sammenhenger og se nye forretningsmessige muligheter. SAS Institute er den eneste leverandøren som fullt og helt integrerer datavarehus, analyse og løsninger for Business Analytics, slik at du får ny og overordnet kunnskap ut av din virksomhets data.

Editorial contacts:

size-opt-illustration-nrf-2014

Back to Top