Change can impact any aspect of business, from daily operations to processes that develop and transport products and services to relationships with customers to sales and profitability, and any size of business, from large enterprises to midsize and smaller companies.
Introducing ECG: Enterprise Connectivity Grading. The key metrics of organisational well-being have changed. While indicators like strategy, sales, margins, and profitability remain crucial, these now hinge on other vital factors. The organisation’s ability to leverage key assets like its people and data. Its agility, mobility, and adaptability. Its capacity to transform, evolve, and grow over time. And these factors in turn are now fundamentally contingent on something else. Connectivity. Download the eBook and learn more>>
Published By: Optymyze
Published Date: Feb 05, 2018
Sales compensation has the potential to be the most effective and responsive aspect of sales performance management. It can lead to:
• greater process efficiencies
• increased sales and profitability
• greater retention of salespeople.
A well-designed sales compensation process can help the organization reap tremendous financial benefits. It further contributes to creating a company culture characterized by high productivity, team pride, and easy, dependable communication between management and sales teams.
Download this guide to find out the true value of sales compensation management.
Published By: iKnowtion
Published Date: Nov 09, 2011
This consumer goods company needed a data-driven approach to determine motivating customer offers that meet both sales and profitability goals. iKnowtion developed an analytic solution that determines the optimal offer for each customer to maximize results.
The retail shopper is changing rapidly. To keep up, so must the retail industry. The internet, online shopping, mobile communications, smartphones, tablets and more turning traditional shoppers into something else entirely: connected shoppers. Today’s shoppers can now shop online, on either a computer or mobile device, as well as in brick-and-mortar stores. For retailers, the implications are huge.
In this complex new environment, there are two vital questions. First, as a retailer, how do you create differentiated value that will enable you to stand out from the crowd? Second, how can you strengthen customer relationships, build loyalty, increase sales and maximize profitability?
Reducing the price of slow-selling product lines can be an effective way to drive sales and reclaim valuable selling space – but how do retailers ensure that these markdowns are profitable?
Read this case study to learn how Coop Danmark replaced its complex markdown spreadsheets with Markdown Optimization solutions from IBM. Today, the company has deep insight into the optimal percentage and duration for markdowns, based on customer demand forecasts and inventory data at each retail store. This helps the company to boost sales while protecting margins.
Coop Danmark implemented IBM DemandTec Markdown Optimization – delivering insight into the right products to markdown at the best price for the optimal length of time, and helping it maximize the profitability of local price reductions.
Your sales forecast is an essential part of your business plan.
This guide will show you step by step how to set up a sales
forecast that works.
Setting up a sales forecast allows you to anticipate your future sales
volume and make more informed decisions about your cashflow.
Imagine you are selling ski apparel. Obviously, you are going to sell more
in the winter and less in the summer. That’s a simple example
of making a forecast - it helps you to predict future demand in order to
guide profitability and make the most informed decisions. Continuing
with this example, in the summer you could have discounts and special
offers in order to maintain sales.
With this ebook you will learn to:
• Design your sales forecast
• Know who should participate in the design
• Anticipate the problems you’ll come across along the way
• Analyse the data correctly
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To manage this growing technology and business complexity, modern ERP is a must for distributors.
It’s needed due to:
• A need for multiple sales channels, both offline and digital
• Ever-growing product portfolios, including offerings that may be customized, complex or bundled
• The addition of value-added services, which could include assembly and labelling
• Pricing, rebates and the addition of incentives that could drive profitability
• Calculation and demand complexity, which increases the need for customer segmentation
Modern ERP is the driver of digital transformation for a distribution business. It can provide streamlined processes, centralize back office functions, allow new service offerings, and help in understanding profitability.
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