QlikView for Retail & Wholesale Distribution

Business Discovery for Retail

Maximize Profit in Today’s Consumer-Driven Omni-Channel Marketplace

Analyze customers, products and transactions across channels and geographical markets. Rapidly integrate data from point-of-sale, merchandising, supply chain, digital advertising, social media, financial, marketing, and resource management systems to identify revenue, margin and profit opportunities. Empower retail and wholesale teams with self-service Business Discovery anywhere, anytime.

Transparency to Capture Improved Performance

The retail and wholesale industries have never been more fragmented – or fractured – than they are today.  From discount warehouse clubs to upscale specialty stores, corner convenience chains to mega e-commerce sites, buyers are better informed, less loyal, and highly cautious about discretionary spending.  Organizations are striving to balance product, price and service sensitivities, while protecting margins; to ensure inventory availability while maintaining reduced carrying costs; and to deliver favorable omni-channel experiences, while streamlining daily operations at all levels of the enterprise. Now more than ever information must be leveraged in new ways to gain competitive advantage and renew stability in these uncertain times.

With the QlikView Business Discovery platform, leading retail and wholesale companies worldwide can:

  • Enable increased productivity by customer, channel, location, and associate by analyzing and reacting to performance patterns and trends
  • Align the right mix of products and services by channel and location to retain the most profitable customer relationships
  • Manage inventory, reduce transportation costs, and increase collaboration with customers, merchants, marketing, and suppliers
  • Control pricing and profitability to improve top- and bottom-line financial performance
  • Reduce costs and increase effectiveness of the supply chain by  aligning order, production, and delivery schedules to consumer demand
  • Detect and prevent fraud and to help manage risk within organizations
  • Optimize operations, improve service levels, and streamline IT

The QlikView Customer Experience

Discover why more than 1,500 retailers and wholesalers - including 6 of the top 10 global operators - have turned to the QlikView Business Discovery platform to improve their performance by providing business users and decision-makers, access to on demand analysis, insights and business discovery from the boardroom to the front-line of the store to the website and beyond—throughout the entire retail value chain.

€1.3 million reduction in inventory carrying costs

QlikView better enables our behind-the-scenes operations to enrich our customers’ buying experiences. The additional competitive advantages we get with QlikView all relate to our faster and deeper understanding of consumer appeal, customer relationships, and responsive merchandising.”

Abigail Alice Tan, Head of IT, Robinsons Group

18% improvement in delivery-to-promise rates

QlikView analysis is like having another person available to me all the time to answer my questions. Within the first 15 minutes of the demonstration, I knew more about my business than I did in the past year. I was hooked.”

Paul Harte IT Manager, Connacht Gold

Schedule optimizer saves 30-40% in salon labor costs

A brief introduction is all it takes to start to work in QlikView. QlikView is easy to use and user friendly – two of the main reasons we selected QlikView. Every store manager has had just a 5-minute tutorial over the phone to learn how to analyze their own data in QlikView.”

Hans Broström, Backoffice Manager, SIBA

Retail Customers

Retail Customers

We've put QlikView analysis to work in identifying where additional efficiencies can be found. Our dry goods packaging department has already seen a time savings of 25 % in its operations. That’s what QlikView is all about: putting the power of analytics into the hands of everyone.”

John Meersman, Director of IT, National Frozen Foods Corporation

Improved inventory management resulted in a near immediate ROI; 1 week to develop application

5-minute tutorial for every Store Manager to learn how to analyze their own data in QlikView

The flexibility and availability of information it provides is amazing – it is all there in front of you in just one click. Plus, it doesn't take years to learn how to use it. If you can use a computer, you can use QlikView.”

Rob Havis Direct Trading Manager- Entertainment Products, WH Smith

50% less time to analyze data; yield up to 80% more detailed information

Users love QlikView and how they can instantly access data for planning new campaigns or running inventive sales promotions. With QlikView, employees are now more accountable for performance and truly empowered with the visibility to make the best business decisions possible at that moment in time.”

Mohit Govani, Director IT, Bliss

Real-time answers at everyone's fingertips

To survive in today’s competitive market, retailers and wholesalers alike need to be able to analyze trends and react to business anomalies with speed and precision.  Everyday a decision is delayed can translate to lost sales and margin erosion.  With QlikView, business users benefit from self-service access to the information they need, when they need it, to make smart decisions to drive the bottom-line.