BURTONSVILLE, MD, September 21, 2015 – iControl Data Solutions (iControl), a leading process improvement and business intelligence provider to Retailers and Suppliers, announced today the latest development release of it’s enterprise data and analytics portal.
In addition to established core reporting and dashboards, iControl’s Business Intelligence & Analytics Team have introduced a new suite of reports:
Business Review Scorecards – Automated visualization of multiple KPIs including recent week trends and YOY comparisons. These Scorecards are to be used during business reviews between our Retailers and their Supplier partners. Reporting includes:
– Business Review Dashboard
– Multiple Category Review
– Sales Driver Basket Metrics
– Sales Driver Promotional Metrics
– Quarterly Shopper Metric
Quarterly Promotional Planning Reports – Providing performance metrics within a category compared to the category as a total and will be used for quarterly planning meetings.
Price Execution Audit – Allows users to review shelf pricing within a selected time frame. This report will include volume and number of stores sold at each retail price as well as ability to drill to store level details.
Fresh and Perishable – Ability to better understand commodity pricing on sales vs. changes in volume for items in the fresh and perishable categories (Dairy, Deli, Meat, Produce and Seafood).
In addition to these additions to the reporting suite, new functionalities were also introduced including:
Improvement in Speed – Allowing users to apply filters when building reports improved both speed and overall performance
Custom Store Hierarchy – Providing users with the ability to create and save store groups to customize reporting results
Improved Site Navigation – Through updates to the Navigation Bar which improves organization of reports throughout menu options
iControl’s SVP of Business Intelligence & Analytics, Lisa Clark, introduced this latest update:
“We are very excited to provide our Retailer and Supplier clients with such a robust development release that incorporates much of the feedback we have gained since our last update only a few months ago. We expect this responsive and client-centric approach to our development schedule to continue to ensure our users have access to the data and insights they need to help grow their businesses more collaboratively.”
iControl provides retailers, consumer product goods companies, brokers, mainline distributors, and DSD wholesalers with a collaborative SaaS solution where they can share critical trading information such as POS activity in a normalized, harmonized, secure web portal. Our platform enables fact-based, timely, data-driven decisions that boost sales, reduce waste, promote efficiency, reward transparency, and align performance metrics. There are over 30,000 retail outlets taking part in iControl’s programs in all 50 states, over 100 retail banners, and over 3,000 suppliers participating. For more information about iControl, visit www.icontroldata.net.