How it works

Learn more about the processes behind our solutions.

A unique blend of retail expertise, mathematical talent, and engineering skill

Retail Insight provides sophisticated analytics software solutions that enable grocers to optimize complex store operations and CPG companies to run their sales operations more effectively. These solutions make over 140 billion calculations a day in near real-time, that constantly improve through self-learning capabilities. Our technology is easy to implement, with very fast time to value.

And we are more than just a software analytics provider. We bring real-world retail experience that allows us to deploy our solutions in a way that specifically aligns to the needs of our customers. We understand the problems that retailers and suppliers face, from wastage and stock availability to benchmarking results in a way that makes sense to those on the shop floor as well as head office.

Our solutions drive better decision-making, value-focused insight, and higher compliance to plan – providing high returns on investment for our customers and helping them sell more and lose less.

Our process: from data sources to actionable insights

To help our customers sell more, waste less, and grow profits, we:

Step 1: We gather your data

Our solutions integrate seamlessly with a wide range of data warehouses, sources, and platforms. We work with you to define the best solution for data extraction for your environment.

The solutions ingest large amounts of complex data from multiple sources, for example:

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    WasteInsight

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Demand data

SKU level sales volumes

SKU level sales value

Transactions

Supply data

Forecast sales

Stock levels

Planned promotions

Operations data

Features of store

Store KPIs

Labor levels

Compliance data

Time markdown applied

Demand data

SKU level sales volumes

SKU level sales value

Transactions

Supply data

Forecast sales

Stock levels

Planned promotions

Operations data

Features of store

Store KPIs

Labor levels

Category data

Location of ranges within store

Demand data

SKU level sales volumes

SKU level sales value

Transactions

Supply data

Forecast sales

Stock levels

Planned promotions

Operations data

Features of store

Store KPIs

Labor levels

Customer data

Baskets

Missions

Most important SKUs

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WasteInsight

Demand data

SKU level sales volumes

SKU level sales value

Transactions

Supply data

Forecast sales

Stock levels

Planned promotions

Operations data

Features of store

Store KPIs

Labor levels

Compliance data

Time markdown applied

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PromoInsight

Demand data

SKU level sales volumes

SKU level sales value

Transactions

Supply data

Forecast sales

Stock levels

Planned promotions

Operations data

Features of store

Store KPIs

Labor levels

Category data

Location of ranges within store

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AvailabilityInsight

Demand data

SKU level sales volumes

SKU level sales value

Transactions

Supply data

Forecast sales

Stock levels

Planned promotions

Operations data

Features of store

Store KPIs

Labor levels

Customer data

Baskets

Missions

Most important SKUs

This process is largely automated and happens in near real time.

It’s a combination of experience, mathematics, and engineering

We have built our industry expertise and learnings into the models we use. They account for thousands of factors and anomalies that could impact sales performance, customer experience, and profitability.

Our agile approach leverages all of the varied experiences of our multi-functional team and is a key differentiator of our overall solution and service as our large clients find it difficult to replicate internally at pace.

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Step 3: You receive actionable insights

We generate alerts and reports that give you instant, actionable insights for single stores or the entire retail estate, whether you’re a retail operator or a CPG sales manager.

Users across your organization can access them through any retail, in-store, or head office device.

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Executive teams

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HQ operations teams

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Area and field management

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Store management

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In-store and sales employees

These insights help you optimize your operations so you can grow revenue and profitability:

  • Increase availability
  • Waste less produce
  • Save operational costs
  • Improve revenue management
  • Ensure compliance
  • Make better decisions
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Our solutions have delivered…

YoY

waste reduction

Find out how Walmart minimized the volume of unsold stock and maximized revenue from sold markdown items

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6.8%

incremental sales

Using precise attribute modeling, a global retailer uncovered significant sales opportunities.

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£40m

direct costs savings

A leading retailer substantially reduced waste costs with our markdown solution.

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Find out more about our retail operations software

If you have any questions about our technology and processes, contact us today.