General Overview

   Service Overview

   Custom Data Feeds

   Marketplaces

   Webstores

   3rd Party Software

   Migrations

   Product Catalog Data


 Catalog Conversion

   Dropship Conversions

   Supplier Integration

   E-Catalog Output 

   Custom Catalogs

   Software Solutions

   EDI for Online Retail

   Catalog Transformer

   Marketplace Enablement

   Professional Services

   Retail Data Consultancy


 


We understand retail data and how best to leverage it, enabling clients to bypass data barriers and trade more efficiently in traditional and on-line business settings. 

Due to the ever evolving way companies are approaching online business, ranging from dropshipping, stockless reselling, direct from warehouse or traditional bricks to clicks, A streamlined approach to retail data management is required to gain a competitive advantage.

Business and retail data is stored, transmitted and used in so many different ways, there is no one  uniform data standard or structure. By leveraging technology with solid operational processes, business can speed up time to market for products, increase profitability while reducing overheads.

Retail Solutions & Services

 OPTIMIZING THE SALES CYCLE TO GENERATE MORE SALES AND KEEP MARGINS HIGH
 TAILORING TECHNOLOGY TO FIT CLIENTS OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
 AUTOMATING MANUAL AND TIME COSTLY OPERATIONS
 INCREASING VISIBILITY OF PRODUCT STOCK AND DISPATCH
 CONNECTING DISPARATE DATA TO SYSTEMS AND PLATFORMS
 INCREASING SUPPLY CHAIN EFFICIENCY

Blended Approach for Retail Data Transformation

When it comes to retail data, one size does not fit all. Every business has a different ways of doing things with different data and system requirements. We use a blended approach to meet clients retail data requirements, involving the following elements.

   DATA TRANSFORMATION & CONVERSION    DATA RULES & COMPLIANCE
   DATA FORMAT & STRUCTURE DESIGN    SUPPLY CHAIN & RETAIL PRINCIPLES
   BUSINESS LOGIC PROGRAMMING    SALES & MARKETING PRINCIPLES

Data Quality Reviews

Data reviews provide a valuable insight into options available to meet the overall business objective for retail data. Knowing what options available prior to conducting a data  transformation, especially for large scale conversions gives better visibility on 


   POINTS OF FAILURE    DATA ENHANCEMENT OPTIONS
   PROCESSING REQUIREMENTS    REQUIREMENTS FOR SPECIALIST ATTENTION
   DATA DEFICIENCIES     APPROACHES TO MEET THE OVERALL OBJECTIVES

Data Format & Scheme Design

Data format and scheme design is required for custom data feeds or messages. Clients may be migrating between systems, consolidating old and new files or linking different data formats between in-house systems and online platforms. Changing to a new data format and scheme allows for a less error prone method of transporting and using data.

Custom Data Solutions

For bespoke requirements that need very specialist expertise in manipulating a specific data set and additional software development is required.

Advanced Data Mapping

Advanced data mapping focuses on any-to-any data conversion from one format to another, employing extensive logic programming and data manipulation. It is a complex process that enable the transformation of data into a desired format on output. This is employed heavily in creating inventory and product feeds for multi-channel retailing.

Product Classification

Product classification is one of the corner stones in being able to successfully list and sell products online. The classification of products is a pivotal element for product listing, visibility and retrieval across marketplaces, shopping comparison sites and webstores. The majority of platforms search for products with keyword search and browse nodes. To successfully trade between marketplaces, comparison sites and own webstores, products must be given the correct classification. A positive aspect is once products have been correctly classified, that information can be re-used for each marketplace, comparison site and webstore

Merging Multiple Files

Many Databases, WebStores and Supplier Catalogues provide exported retail data spread across multiple files which proves not to be usable for businesses requiring certain pieces of data from each of the files. The solution is to consolidate only the pertinent information from all files into one new master file. We provide expertise that allows use to merge files for retail and supply chain purposes based on the following codes

   SKU    MPN
   EAN    ISBN
   UPC    MODEL NUMBER
   GTIN    SUPPLIER CODE

File Splitting

A specialist but common requirement for businesses receiving multiple message types in one file and requiring a way of separating the different message types for import or further processing. Messages types that are commonly combined in EDI and XML files that may require separating could be but not limited to

   INVOICES    PURCHASE ORDERS
   ORDERS    ADVANCED SHIPPING NOTICES
   PRODUCT INVENTORY    PRICE & STOCK UPDATES