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    Make headcount planning integrate with budget and drive business success

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    How to get the most from your Net Promoter Score (NPS)

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    Build trust in your business data so you feel more confident

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    April 13, 2021

    Data is critical to business operations, but that idea is not always shared by everyone across the..

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    Inventory days formula and why it's useful

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    March 23, 2021

    Inventory days formula is equivalent to the average number of days each item or SKU (stock keeping unit)..

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    The business benefits of measuring lost sales

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    February 17, 2021

    Understanding the reasons behind lost sales is critical to stopping the leak and increasing sales in the..

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    Phocas raises $45 million in capital raise

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    January 28, 2021

    Business intelligence software company Phocas has raised one of the biggest rounds of 2021 so far,..

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    How data analytics is evolving

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    January 25, 2021

    To compete in today's competitive market place, it is critical that business people have access to an..

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    Retail data analytics fosters collaboration between retailers and suppliers

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    December 8, 2020

    There are numerous benefits for retailers to share their sales and customer data with suppliers. Retailers..

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    Retail success means data sharing

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    December 3, 2020

    The retail industry is a tough and competitive environment. With every business trying to top one another,..

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    Phocas and Datafile join forces to offer SMEs a digital transformation roadmap

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    November 24, 2020

    Phocas business intelligence and Datafile software solutions, two longstanding software providers..

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    Culture matters as Phocas scales up

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    November 19, 2020

    Myles Glashier, our co-founder and co-CEO explains the evolution and development of Phocas on the popular..

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    Kerridge Commercial Systems and Phocas Software join forces to enable distributive trades to feel good about data

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    November 5, 2020

    Industry leading ERP, Retail and Business Management software provider, Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS),..

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

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    October 30, 2020

    Competition in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry is fierce. Whether you are a CPG distributor,..

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    How DIFOT analysis helps prepare retailers for Cyber Monday?

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    October 22, 2020

    Cyber Monday is quickly become one of the largest online shopping days of the year. With a 17.9%..

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    3 supplier performance metrics to increase returns

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    August 31, 2020

    To maintain an efficient supply chain and satisfy customers, companies must be assured of timely and..

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    How effective sales pipeline management generates revenue growth

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    August 27, 2020

    The sales pipeline plays an essential role in any successful company – from the construction industry to..

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    Behler-Young connects Amazon Alexa and Phocas BI with great results

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    August 17, 2020

    Can you have a conversation with your business intelligence solution while driving? Behler-Young sales..

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    Understand customers' needs and maximize your profitability

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    August 10, 2020

    Over the course of our lives, we develop many types of relationships. Some of them long-term, others are..

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

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    July 22, 2020

    Cross-selling and upselling allows you to generate additional sales revenue by incentivizing existing..

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    Master inventory calculations and anticipate future demand

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    July 2, 2020

    As businesses reopen and customers resume spending, it’s more important than ever to have a full..

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    Apparel supplier quickly models scenarios using data analytics in a time of change

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    April 1, 2020

    Gold Medal International (Gold Medal) is a premier apparel supplier to leading department stores and..

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    Data analytics essentials for the COVID-19 crisis

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    March 22, 2020

    The COVID-19 pandemic puts risk management and disruption strategies under the spotlight as companies..

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    Phocas keen to grow after capital raisings

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    March 17, 2020

    Business intelligence software company Phocas is almost two decades old, profitable and quickly..

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    Cross-selling know-how for front-line staff

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    March 13, 2020

    Branches are the front lines of your business, leading the charge when it comes to customer touch points..

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    Industries using business intelligence

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    February 25, 2020

    Over the last decade, many industries have adopted business intelligence to help them lower costs, improve..

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    Phocas business intelligence software helps Hairhouse style new profits

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    December 16, 2019

    Hairhouse salons consolidate data, run stylish reports, and trim dead stock from their warehouse with..

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    One-size-doesn’t-fit-all as BI solution helps shoe retailer measure performance

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    November 28, 2019

    Allegro Funds, an Australian private equity firm, acquired Number One Shoes and Hannah’s retailers in..

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    The future of e-commerce for growing businesses

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    July 18, 2019

    Whether you work for a retail, distribution or manufacturing organization, selling more product at the..

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    Can data analytics assist the mergers and acquisitions process?

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    May 7, 2019

    The key principle behind M&A is that joining two companies is more valuable than operating them..

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    Software as a service has twice the meaning at Phocas

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    April 2, 2019

    Some companies are known for good customer service, and then there are companies who are obsessed with..

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

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    February 14, 2019

    To have fun this Valentine’s Day, we collated feedback from customers to develop a group love letter. The..

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    Sell smarter, not harder with data analytics

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    February 3, 2019

    Many professionals subscribe to the notion that hard work will yield greater success. However, filling..

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    Retailers achieve business intelligence success with Phocas Software

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    December 11, 2018

    As the author, John Naisbitt, once wrote, “We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.” ..

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    Growing restaurant chain can’t get enough of Phocas

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    September 17, 2018

    Rashays’ team uses data to better understand customer preferences, improve the loyalty program and get..

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    Hairhouse moves to NetSuite and takes analyzing data to the next level

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    June 4, 2018

    Hair and beauty brand streamlines processes, saves time and makes data analysis and running reports a..

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    [eBook] Data driven retail success: Maximize your sell-thru data

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    December 19, 2017

    Most organizations exist within a complex labyrinth of vendors, suppliers, customers, distributors, and..

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    [eBook] The keys to retail success

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    September 1, 2017

    The retail industry is going through a challenging time around the world. Almost weekly, established..

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    Business Intelligence for retail

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    December 8, 2016

    Consumers have more disposable income today than ever before, making it a golden age for retailers...

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    Maximize Your Retail Sell Thru Data With Phocas Business Intelligence

    March 17, 2015

    Retailers, manufacturers and suppliers can benefit from the significant opportunities that arise from..

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    Ozsale Discovers a Reporting Solution to Help Them Make More Sales

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    February 26, 2015

    As online shopping grows in popularity and in sales volume, so too do the companies trying to carve for..

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    Bambis implements Phocas business intelligence alongside Pronto ERP

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    October 3, 2014

    Bambis is a progressive Australian company specialising in the design of contemporary homewares and..

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    Retail Your Customers with Phocas Business Intelligence Software

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    September 12, 2014

    When your sales team is busy acting on the leads generated from marketing, your customer service and..

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