|[January 14, 2013]
Hibbett Sports Selects QuantiSense for Business Intelligence Platform
ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
the leading provider of retail analytics and decision orchestration
solutions, today announced that national sporting goods retailer Hibbett
Sports (NASDAQ/GS: HIBB) has selected the QuantiSense Decision
Orchestration PlatformTM for its enterprise business
With over 800 stores in twenty-six states, Hibbett Sports stocks a large
selection of athletic footwear, athletic apparel and team athletic
equipment. This rapidly growing retailer needed a single foundation for
enterprise business intelligence that could satisfy current
merchandising and store operations requirements and expand to other
departments over time.
"It is our opinion that QuantiSense has the deepest functionality and
most comprehensive retail analytics offering available. Their long-term
strategic growth plan was also an important factor in our decision,"
stated Mike McAbee, Strategy Officer and VP of Merchandise Planning for
Hibbett Sports. "Their #1 position in the newly released RIS LeaderBoard
validated our findings," he added.
Hibbett Sports is constantly updating its broad merchandise assortment
at each store to offer the latest in product technology, performance and
fasion in order to meet the diverse needs of its customer's active
"With QuantiSense, our buyers and planners will have an automated
scoring machine that analyzes localized assortments and items, store by
store, across a number of performance areas," said Becky Jones, SVP of
Merchandising, Marketing and Logistics for Hibbett Sports. "These new
capabilities will provide the knowledge required to improve pre-season
plans and in-season adjustments, ultimately driving higher sales,
margins and inventory productivity," she continued.
"We are looking forward to working with the team at Hibbett to provide a
solid foundation for all their business intelligence needs across the
enterprise - now and as they continue to grow," said Jeff Buck, CEO,
Hibbett Sports will use the QuantiSense
Decision Orchestration PlatformTM to help orchestrate
more profitable merchandising, marketing and store operations decisions.
Unlike spreadsheets or traditional BI systems, the QuantiSense Retail
Exception Engine constantly tags and prioritizes exceptions
item-by-item and store-by-store, creating invaluable new data and
metrics. Then executive dashboards and personalized Retail ScorebooksTM
deliver intuitive business graphics - via desktop or mobile access -
that empower users to quickly identify trends and highlight problems,
accelerating the decision making process. Our Retail Playbooks™ ensure
consistent use of best practices for team members ranging from
merchandising executives, buyers, allocators and planners to store
operations. QuantiSense utilizes a proven methodology and toolset that
allows retailers to begin realizing value in as little as 60 days.
About QuantiSense, Inc.
Based on a decade of experience delivering business intelligence
solutions, QuantiSense offers a fresh approach to retail analytics.
Using the QuantiSense Decision Orchestration PlatformTM,
retailers can finally combine business intelligence with industry best
practices to ensure the most profitable merchandising and store
operations decisions. With #1 rankings across 31 categories in the
latest RIS Software LeaderBoard for retail technology, QuantiSense is
known for its 60-day implementation and high customer satisfaction.
Customers including Burlington Coat Factory, Casual Male Retail Group,
Hallmark Cards, Michaels, Pacific Sunwear, Restoration Hardware and
Urban Outfitters use Retail PlaybooksTM to deliver
operational excellence. Visit www.QuantiSense.com.
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