For retail and e-tail businesses, there are significant benefits to working with pricing analytics experts who have high-level pricing analytical skills and can use a company’s data to inform pricing and create new pricing opportunities, especially in the areas of e-commerce and competitive intelligence. In this article, the author presents best practices for applying pricing analytics tactics to large, dynamic retail businesses which can be used by pricers operating in these markets.
Many retailers underestimate the value of coordinating decisions on pricing and promotions. A new pricing analytics approach can help.
This case study outlines a pricing transformation project that provided $3 million in short-term pricing opportunities and $10 million in long-term margin improvement opportunities. The project realized these outcomes by harnessing consumer pricing research to determine if different customer segments shopped using specific retail channels, and if so, which products should be offered through each retail channel, and at what price.