PerformanceRetail Announces New Editions of Retail Intelligence Suite Packaged Solutions for Loss Prevention and Category Manag

Web-based merchandising and store operations software provider releases new editions of retail management suite

-- Chain, district, store and cashier loss prevention Scorecards which highlight and correlate loss indicators across the entire organization

-- Instant alerts, which provide notification of exceptions at the cashier, store or district level on key loss prevention indicators such as price overrides, voids, errors, no sales, coupons, cash over/short and scan rate

-- Shift analysis and loss prevention-specific transaction and cashier reports, with drill-down capability to enable quick issue resolution

-- POS Patrol, which can continually monitor POS activities and securely transmit transaction-level data to the retailer for issue analysis and resolution

InSite Category Management Edition

The InSite Category Management Edition enables retailers to gain better visibility into product and store performance, increase market basket size and profitability and improve promotional effectiveness through instant alerts, category management dashboards, packaged reports and retail analytics. Features include:

-- Category Performance Dashboards, providing an at-a-glance graphical representation of key category performance indicators

-- Market Basket Analysis, enabling retailers to track product-to- product affinities, product cannibalization trends and product sales before/after price changes and promotions

-- Instant alerts, which provide notification of key category performance indicators such as potential stock-outs of promoted items, vendor delivery problems or notification of unexpected cost changes

-- Packaged Category Management reports, which detail category and item sales and margin trends by store, between stores and across the entire chain, with drill-down capability for increasing levels of detail

As with the entire InSite solution, the InSite Retail Intelligence Suite is provided on-demand, as a hosted service from PerformanceRetail. InSite runs in the retailer's existing environment over a secure web browser, eliminating the need for the retailer to purchase additional hardware, software licenses or connectivity upgrades. The Suite is priced on a modular, monthly subscription model, further reducing upfront fees and ongoing maintenance costs and reducing risk.