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Using

Data Analytics
to Exceed

Retail Performance Goals

"With WebFOCUS in place,
Ace Hardware's entire
supply chain moves more
smoothly, driven by
reliable information."

How Ace Hardware Equips 4,600 Stores
With Power Data Tools
While striving to manage all of the information
required to keep the company's supply chain
running smoothly, Ace Hardware saw it was
necessary to retool its strategy for analyzing,
visualizing, and presenting data.
Information Builders' WebFOCUS business
intelligence (BI) and analytics platform helps Ace
manage internal operations while enabling retailers
and wholesalers to boost revenue and streamline
their supply chains. WebFOCUS provides guided
self-service analytics for 15,000 corporate users,
customers, retail partners, and suppliers, for
everything from inventory movement and retail
performance, to promotion and sales success.
According to Tim Brynda, software engineering
consultant at Ace Hardware, Ace is glad to have an
"ERP-savvy" environment that can integrate
various types of data into intuitive charts, graphs,
and reports.
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Ace stores, where merchandising managers

perform guided self-service analytics about
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Field staff, who oversee activities at the stores and

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Ace vendors, who monitor how their inventory

is moving
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Corporate users in finance, marketing,

advertising, and merchandising, who need
operational information to do their jobs
"The software has served us well and has become
our enterprise standard," Brynda says. "With
WebFOCUS in place, Ace Hardware's entire
supply chain moves more smoothly, driven by
reliable information."
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue

Publisher’s Desk
Retail Currents
Under the Banner
Retail: At Issue
Canada Post Wins Prestigious ‘Retail Innovation’ Award
Read a Flyer: Read a Consumer
Millennial Engagement
The Alliance With the Mostest
Evolving With the Times
Social Nation
Marketing to Millennials— Every Segment of Them
Big Data Represents Big Opportunities for 21st Century Retail
Advertisers’ Index
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Intro
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - cover1
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - cover2
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 3
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Publisher’s Desk
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 5
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 6
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Retail Currents
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Under the Banner
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 9
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Retail: At Issue
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 11
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Canada Post Wins Prestigious ‘Retail Innovation’ Award
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - insert1
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - insert2
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 13
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 14
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 15
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 16
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 17
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 18
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 19
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Read a Flyer: Read a Consumer
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 21
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 22
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 23
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 24
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 25
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Millennial Engagement
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 27
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 28
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 29
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 30
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 31
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 32
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 33
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - The Alliance With the Mostest
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 35
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 36
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 37
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Evolving With the Times
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 39
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 40
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 41
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Social Nation
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 43
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 44
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 45
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Marketing to Millennials— Every Segment of Them
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 47
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 48
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Big Data Represents Big Opportunities for 21st Century Retail
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 50
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 51
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 52
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - 53
Canadian Retailer - The Marketing Issue - Advertisers’ Index
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