Markdowns: Don't lose your shirt


At the NRF BIG Show in NYC this week, one of the hottest topics is what retailers can do with high-performance analytics.  One major retailer has been able to determine optimal prices for as many as 270 million items each week, from 30 to two hours, run advanced markdown optimization scenarios 22 times faster than before, and save 70 percent in hardware costs.

What can you do? Here's a fun look at how SAS High-Performance  Markdown Optimization could keep you from losing your shirt (click to enlarge).


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Anne-Lindsay Beall

Editor-in-Chief, sascom magazine

Anne-Lindsay Beall is Editor-in-Chief of sascom magazine, Editor of the Customer Intelligence Knowledge Exchange at SAS, and Editor of the SAS Retail News. She has developed a comprehensive portfolio of business and marketing communications during her career spanning 14 years of magazine and marketing work. You can find her on Twitter: @annelindsayb or on LinkedIn at:

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