Revionics Insight 2012 to Focus on Competing More Profitably

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August 21, 2012

Experts, Retailers and Partners from Around the World Share Insights, Best Practices and Financial Benefits of Becoming More Personalized and Relevant to Their Shoppers

ROSEVILLE, CA - August 21, 2012 - Revionics, Inc., the retail industry’s leading provider of End-to-End Merchandise Optimization solutions which are optimizing 31,000+ retail locations, today announced that Revionics’ Third Annual Customer Forum – Insight 2012 – will be held September 30 - October 3, 2012 at the Tempe Mission Palms, Tempe, Arizona. Designed to help retailers compete more profitably in today’s “new normal” economy, this three-day forum will gather together Revionics’ customers, partners and retail industry luminaries from around the world to discuss leading edge technologies, strategies and best practices for improving margin, sales and customer loyalty by becoming more personalized, localized and relevant to their shoppers. 

Today’s retailers are facing intense competition, format encroachment, rising costs and increasingly price-conscious and informed shoppers that rapidly change their buying behavior. Featured speaker and industry retail luminary Kevin Sterneckert, Vice President of Research at Gartner, will deliver a keynote address on the five critical capabilities retailers must acquire and engrain in their organizations to effectively compete today and in the future.  Sterneckert researches and analyzes Pattern-Based Strategy optimization activities and is Gartner’s expert analyst for merchandise life cycle optimization (assortment, space, price, promotion, markdown and offer).  Nathan Rich, Senior Associate at Citi Research, will deliver a second keynote address on the latest disruptive technologies and their role in determining the retail winners and losers.  Rich conducts in-depth research and analysis for the retail industry’s broadlines and food and drug chains. 

With over 31,000 locations optimizing with Revionics’ solutions, their retail customers have many in-depth and valuable case studies to share with attendees. This year four customers will share their company’s experiences, best practices and results.  In addition, the Forum’s Platinum Sponsors which include emnos, Planalytics, Retalix® (Nasdaq: RTLX) and Teradata (NYSE: TDC), will be sharing insights and best practices regarding optimizing customer relationships, improving customer intimacy, leveraging loyalty data and sentiment, shifting to an omni-channel merchandising model and Business Weather Intelligence®.    

The three-day forum is also filled with highly-interactive education sessions, workshops, best practices panels and certification training led by Revionics experts. All are designed to help retailers sharpen their competitive edge, increase shopper insights and respond better and faster to shopper preferences.  These sessions include: 

  • Omni-channel Retailing– Pricing & Promotions
  • Pricing Organizations – What Makes Them Tick
  • Win with Shopper Relevant Promotions
  • Turn Markdowns Into an Offensive Weapon
  • Advanced Science & Forecasting
  • Keeping Pace by Taking Charge
  • Private Label – A Bright Future
  • Shopper-centric Assortment and Space Planning
  • Value Measurement Best Practices
  • Commit to Stay Fit with 'Pit Stops'
  • Unlocking the Value in Your Data
  • "Plan Your Work – Work Your Plan"

“Determining the right product mix, price, promotion, placement and space allocation are some of the most important strategic issues facing retailers in today’s dynamic market,” said Marc Hafner, President and CEO of Revionics. “Insight 2012 is designed to help our global customers ‘Take the Lead’ by responding to shopper preferences more effectively and quicker than their competition.” 

About Revionics, Inc.   

Revionics delivers the industry’s most powerful End-to-End Merchandise Optimization solution, enabling retailers of all sizes to execute a fact-based, shopper-centric merchandising strategy resulting in enhanced financial performance with improved customer satisfaction. Revionics’ solutions leverage advanced predictive analytics and demand-based science to ensure retailers have the right product, price, promotion, placement and space allocation for optimal results.  Offered on a scalable, high performance Cloud-based SaaS platform, these solutions future-proof retailers from Big Data/Fast Data challenges, while providing speed-to-ROI.  Over 31,000 retail locations and $95B in annual revenue across grocery, drug, building materials, convenience, general merchandise, discount, sporting goods stores and eCommerce sites are optimized with Revionics’ solutions. Revionics has been recognized as a Red Herring’s Top 100 Americas and JMP Securities’ Hot 100 Software Company.  For more information, please visit www.revionics.com.