Retail Store Network Optimisation

Improved profitability with Demand & Foot traffic forecasting

Geospatial Analytics

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Trade Area Profiling and Analysis

Understanding the consumers who will most affect your physical outlet’s performance is critical in assessing a locations success. If a trade area is fundamentally deficient of both residential and working consumers whom fit the ‘target’ profile of your best consumers it is likely to struggle to succeed. Knowledge of an areas trading potential are important inputs into any sales strategy and marketing activity. Experian’s market leading data assets and extensive experience analyzing retail networks enables your organization to uncover critical insights on trade areas and any geographical competitive affects that could impact your outlets performance.

Branch/Retail Network Optimisation

It is safe to assume that your successful physical outlets are a result of knowledgeable location selection and understanding of the competitive environment around these locations. But, what to do when the more obviously better locations are already taken? How many outlets should you have and where should they be? Experian has accrued many years of experience, both locally and globally, assisting retailers build their optimal network of outlets. Our library of complex spatial and statistical models can be applied to your outlets and customers to make sure your next location decision is the right one for your business.


Demand Forecasting


How much of what product do we need? How many service people will I need? What products should I design an offer for to have maximum impact on sales? Will we have enough sales staff? Experian can provide the necessary information you need in order to best answer these questions and more. Our combination of analytical expertise and unparalleled data assets enables Experian to build accurate demand forecasts for your business. These forecasts can be built and applied in many ways, including powerful geographical applications which can be invaluable for those with physical outlets.

Key Benefits

  • More effective site selection

  • Identification of profitability drivers

  • Better alignment between retail/branch services, products and consumers

  • More accurate estimates of store turnover

  • Improved understanding of competitor impact

By Experian 27/05/2021
May 27, 2021: Experian have today announced a new partnership with Microsoft which will help organisations globally make more informed, intelligent decisions with their data and deliver better outcomes for their customers.   The partnership will support more organisations looking to improve the quality of their data, allowing them to use it more effectively and turn it into actionable insight.   Organisations now have quick, efficient, and easy access to a range of Experian data solutions through Microsoft’s AppSource and Azure Marketplace – the online application provides a tailored catalogue of certified, cloud-based business solutions.   The development comes at a time when the importance of cloud hosted solutions has been further emphasised by the Covid-19 pandemic and the acceleration of digital transformation projects.   Business users globally can access Experian’s Aperture Data Studio as well as real-time address, email and phone validation APIs through Microsoft Azure and Microsoft AppSource marketplaces.   The availability of Aperture Data Studio in Azure Marketplace allows new and existing Microsoft Azure clients to access the product under a BYOL (bring your own license) model. Whilst Experian’s real-time validation APIs can be seamlessly integrated into Microsoft’s suite of business applications to help customers better manage the customer contact data entering their organisations.   Financial service providers in the UK will also be able to take advantage of the latest innovations in open data, which can help their customers successfully manage their money. This is available through Microsoft Azure.    Experian’s Open Data Platform underpins more than 180 million API requests a month and is currently being used by over 200 organisations. The technology has allowed credit card and auto finance providers, rental property agencies, mortgage lenders and gaming companies to better assess whether services are affordable for their customers.   Andrew Abraham, Managing Director of Experian’s Global Data Quality division, said: “Having accurate, complete, valid and well managed data is essential for businesses to deliver better outcomes for their customers. The publication of Experian’s suite of products provides access to the solutions that can really help them achieve this and unlock the many opportunities that data can bring.”   Jake Zaborowski, General Manager, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp. said, “We’re pleased to welcome Experian to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, which gives our partners great exposure to cloud customers around the globe. Azure Marketplace offers world-class quality experiences from global trusted partners with solutions tested to work seamlessly with Azure.”   The marketplaces are the go-to for Microsoft customers worldwide to discover, evaluate, and request further information about certified solutions. Experian’s presence on these platforms ensures that the company’s data solutions fit seamlessly into Microsoft’s ecosystem of business applications and further strengthens their status as a Microsoft Gold Partner.   -ENDS- Media contact: Joe Green, PR Manager, Corporate & Business, UK&I, Experian Tel: 07812 737 768 / Email: joseph.green@experian.com Brands2Life for Experian experian@brands2life.com   About Experian Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organisations to prevent identity fraud and crime.   We have 17,800 people operating across 44 countries and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people, and innovation to help all our clients maximise every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.   Learn more at www.experianplc.com or visit our global content hub at our global news blog for the latest news and insights from the Group.
By Experian 24/08/2020
By Experian 27/05/2021
May 27, 2021: Experian have today announced a new partnership with Microsoft which will help organisations globally make more informed, intelligent decisions with their data and deliver better outcomes for their customers.   The partnership will support more organisations looking to improve the quality of their data, allowing them to use it more effectively and turn it into actionable insight.   Organisations now have quick, efficient, and easy access to a range of Experian data solutions through Microsoft’s AppSource and Azure Marketplace – the online application provides a tailored catalogue of certified, cloud-based business solutions.   The development comes at a time when the importance of cloud hosted solutions has been further emphasised by the Covid-19 pandemic and the acceleration of digital transformation projects.   Business users globally can access Experian’s Aperture Data Studio as well as real-time address, email and phone validation APIs through Microsoft Azure and Microsoft AppSource marketplaces.   The availability of Aperture Data Studio in Azure Marketplace allows new and existing Microsoft Azure clients to access the product under a BYOL (bring your own license) model. Whilst Experian’s real-time validation APIs can be seamlessly integrated into Microsoft’s suite of business applications to help customers better manage the customer contact data entering their organisations.   Financial service providers in the UK will also be able to take advantage of the latest innovations in open data, which can help their customers successfully manage their money. This is available through Microsoft Azure.    Experian’s Open Data Platform underpins more than 180 million API requests a month and is currently being used by over 200 organisations. The technology has allowed credit card and auto finance providers, rental property agencies, mortgage lenders and gaming companies to better assess whether services are affordable for their customers.   Andrew Abraham, Managing Director of Experian’s Global Data Quality division, said: “Having accurate, complete, valid and well managed data is essential for businesses to deliver better outcomes for their customers. The publication of Experian’s suite of products provides access to the solutions that can really help them achieve this and unlock the many opportunities that data can bring.”   Jake Zaborowski, General Manager, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp. said, “We’re pleased to welcome Experian to the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, which gives our partners great exposure to cloud customers around the globe. Azure Marketplace offers world-class quality experiences from global trusted partners with solutions tested to work seamlessly with Azure.”   The marketplaces are the go-to for Microsoft customers worldwide to discover, evaluate, and request further information about certified solutions. Experian’s presence on these platforms ensures that the company’s data solutions fit seamlessly into Microsoft’s ecosystem of business applications and further strengthens their status as a Microsoft Gold Partner.   -ENDS- Media contact: Joe Green, PR Manager, Corporate & Business, UK&I, Experian Tel: 07812 737 768 / Email: joseph.green@experian.com Brands2Life for Experian experian@brands2life.com   About Experian Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments – from buying a home or a car, to sending a child to college, to growing a business by connecting with new customers – we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organisations to prevent identity fraud and crime.   We have 17,800 people operating across 44 countries and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people, and innovation to help all our clients maximise every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.   Learn more at www.experianplc.com or visit our global content hub at our global news blog for the latest news and insights from the Group.
By Experian 24/08/2020
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