How data analytics is evolving from analyzing the past to predicting the future
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How data analytics is evolving from analyzing the past to predicting the future

To compete in today's competitive market place, it is critical that executives have access to an accurate and holistic view of their business. The key element to sifting through a massive amount of data to gain this level of transparency is a robust analytics solution. As technology is constantly evolving, so too are data analytics solutions. 

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Strategy, Management and Performance, Job Role - Executive, Industry - Retail

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How data analytics is evolving from analyzing the past to predicting the future

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To compete in today's competitive market place, it is critical that executives have access to an accurate and holistic view of their business. The key element to sifting through a massive amount of data to gain this level of transparency is a robust analytics solution. As technology is constantly evolving, so too are data analytics solutions. 

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Strategy, Management and Performance, Job Role - Executive, Industry - Retail

Software as a service has twice the meaning at Phocas

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Some companies are known for good customer service, and then there are companies who are obsessed with their customer service. At Phocas, we create simple to use SaaS solutions that are personalized. And we back-up these solutions with an active customer online forum to give feedback, as well as ongoing support and training.

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Strategy, Management and Performance, Job Role - Executive, Industry - Retail

Build trust in your business data to be more data-driven

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Data is critical to business operations, but that idea is not always shared by everyone across the organization, and in reality, it may not be their fault. Despite more companies spending more money on data analytics solutions, the percentage of people in these businesses who actually touch data or reporting remains small.

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Topics: Industry - Manufacturing, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Job Role - Executive, Industry - Retail

Understand customers' needs and maximize your profitability

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Over the course of our lives, we develop many types of relationships. Some of them long-term, others are more fleeting. The same is true in business. Low-profit customers can come at a high cost, so it’s critical to have a comprehensive and accurate understanding of your customers to minimize at-risk relationships and maximize profitability.

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Topics: Industry - Manufacturing, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Industry - Retail, Job Role - Marketing

How to analyze your suppliers and increase returns

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To maintain an efficient supply chain and satisfy customers, companies must be assured of timely and accurate delivery from their suppliers. Many purchasing managers are turning to data analytics to evaluate the performance of their suppliers which leads to better relationships and stronger returns.

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Topics: Industry - Manufacturing, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Industry - Retail

At the heart of Phocas’ approach is simplicity ♥ #lovephocas

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To have fun this Valentine’s Day, we collated feedback from customers to develop a group love letter. The Phocas team is always available to discuss a data analytics solution with you, this day and every other day.

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Topics: Industry - Manufacturing, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Industry - Retail

Sell smarter, not harder with data analytics

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Many professionals subscribe to the notion that hard work will yield greater success. However, filling your day with tasks without a strategy in place, and without strong data, will often lead to feeling overwhelmed rather than productive.

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Topics: Industry - Manufacturing, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Industry - Retail

How to make the most of cross-selling and upselling opportunities

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In this eBook, we discuss two strategies that can help you improve profit margins and increase sales across your product range.

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Topics: Industry - Manufacturing, Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Job Role - Sales, Industry - Retail

[eBook]: The top KPIs consumer goods businesses must know and measure

Competition in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry is fierce. Whether you are a CPG distributor, wholesaler or retailer, you are likely working to improve efficiencies, reduce costs from your supply chain and manage margins to squeeze as much profit as you can from every transaction.

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Industry - Retail, Industry - Consumer Goods

Seasonal sales trends: Do you have your products ready?

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This time of year many businesses are dealing with seasonal demands. Seasonal trends come in many forms: increased sales of perfumes for the holidays, decreased sales in building products during the northern hemisphere winter, or increased sales of swimwear in the southern hemisphere summer.

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Topics: Industry - Wholesale Distribution, Industry - Retail, Job Role - Inventory/Operations

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