Senior retail executives come together to share success stories and technology advancements
BURLINGTON, MA – Sept. 11, 2019 — Profitect Inc., now part of Zebra Technologies (NASDAQ: ZBRA) and the leading prescriptive analytics provider for the retail and CPG industries, today announced the launch of its annual user conference, Profitect PACT (Prescriptive Analytics Collaborative Training) conference. The user conference is taking place at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla. from Sept. 11-13, 2019. The conference brings together senior retail executives to discuss prescriptive analytics use cases, best practices, and innovation in retail.
“The PACT conference brings together retail leaders in data analytics, store operations, supply chain, asset protection (AP), and IT to share another year’s worth of case studies and success stories,” said Guy Yehiav, GM of Zebra Analytics. “I look forward to joining the robust discussions around how prescriptive analytics is -- and will continue -- changing the way retailers understand and act on their data.”
Zebra Technologies CEO Anders Gustafsson and Chief Technology Officer Tom Bianculli will present how the Profitect/Zebra merger is benefitting and transforming results for employees at the edge. Harvard Business School Professor Michael Norton will also keynote on what customers expect from a retail experience. More than 10 customers from Profitect’s global retail customer community will be speaking throughout the two and a half days of the conference.
The company’s Customer Success team will also present on several topics of particular interest to retailers, including highlighting enhanced task management capabilities, combating organized retail crime, actioning new data feeds from, IoT, RFID and human capital management systems, integrating prescriptive analytics with existing AP and security infrastructure, such as CCTV systems, alarms and more.
To learn more about Profitect and prescriptive analytics, visit here. To share insights and takeaways from the show on social media, connect with Profitect on LinkedIn, tag us on Twitter at @Profitect and use the hashtag #PACT19.
Profitect’s prescriptive analytics solution leverages pattern detection and machine learning to identify opportunities that impact sales and margin. Profitect takes retail and CPG company data and identifies areas for improvement including: inventory accuracy, out of stocks, pricing accuracy, unsellable merchandise, and assortment discrepancies. Profitect customers typically realize a 2-5 percent increase in sales, better consumer experience, 10-15 percent basis point margin improvement, and labor productivity improvement within 6 months.
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