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Power HQ Category Analyzer

As customers demand an ever-increasing variety of products and competition continues to increase from ever retail segment, it’s more challenging than ever to maintain and grow profitability. Retailers must maintain a careful balance of pricing strategy, product mix and promotions to ensure every item in the store is delivering the biggest impact on the bottom line. But, do you truly understand the profitability—or lack thereof—of every item in every store?  

 

You can with NCR Power HQ Category Analyzer. This powerful analytical solution uncovers the financial impact of every item and every category in each of your stores, and tracks the impact over time. With immediate access to this data, your buyers and store management staff gain new insight to make more informed decisions about item assortments to help drive profits. They can tweak inventory levels, create more effective merchandising strategies and gain tighter control over store profitability. 

 


Ultimately, with the data that NCR Power HQ Category Analyzer provides, you can improve the single number that matters the most—your bottom line.

Features & Benefits

  • Hundreds of predefined sales performance reports by item, category, store, region and chain
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  • Poor performing items and zero-mover items can be identified and marked for deletion
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  • Top performing items can be measured by store, to ensure all stores are carrying them
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  • Markdown reporting for accurately capturing the cost of store promotions
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  • New Item Analysis reporting to help determine which new items should stay versus go
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  • Report details can be exported via multiple methods for further analysis
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  • Fully integrated with Power HQ and Power HQ Billback Manager module

 

  • Rationalize store product assortments based on sales to free up shelf space for new items
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  • Measure the cost of missed sales due to out-of-stock high movement items
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  • Analyze sales and profitability analysis for any item classification, by store or for the organization
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  • Inform store managers with performance reporting versus history or versus other stores
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  • Review sales to purchase ratios to highlight and prevent excessive ordering and potential shrink