Business Planning Solutions
Business Planning Solutions
Today’s retailer must adapt to the savviest, most informed shoppers in history. Core merchandising planning solutions enhance business performance and drive the ability to capture sales, customers and margin growth opportunities. Radian’s processes and technologies lead to an immediate return on investment.
Our Capabilities

Store Space and Format Optimization

  • Radian’s advanced analytics create a better understanding of shopper needs and expectations. Our industry expertise and optimization tools help retailers better allocate space, adjacencies and assortment, at both enterprise and individual store levels, to maximize sales and space productivity. These Radian insights can be tooled to direct foundational components of new store formats or re-model plans.

Category Strategy and Business Planning

  • We equip organizations with the process, training and analytical tools necessary to develop effective category management strategies and business plans. Our approach ensures that retailers and suppliers both benefit while satisfying consumer and shopper needs. Radian takes pride in doing the “heavy lifting” of developing and summarizing key insights and recommendations for our client teams. We never use generic, one-size-fits-all templates.

Price Optimization

  • Radian excels at designing effective pricing strategies and optimized item-level pricing by market, zone, and category. Our experienced practitioners have the tools to understand consumer behavior, assess the competition, and model demand. This results in pricing that balances your consumer, competitive and financial requirements.

Promotion and Ad Effectiveness

  • A major frustration in retail and foodservice is ineffective trade and promotion spending. Our solutions maximize the performance of your promotion and ad budget. Radian’s tools and process helps retailers and suppliers develop optimal promotional plans and ad calendars. These strategies resonate with their highest priority shoppers and targeted categories to improve traffic, household penetration and share of wallet performance and drive a better ROI for the supplier.

Sales and Profit Optimization

  • Our proprietary and scalable data mining and optimization techniques cover tens of thousands of products. Our team works with yours to identify ways of increasing sales and margin, improving price image, reducing inefficient promotional spend and redeploying funds to drive higher customer loyalty, market share and profitability.

Initiative Management

  • Our focused, experienced practitioners translate concepts into actionable initiatives with clear goals and objectives, resource requirements and timelines. Radian “rolls up our sleeves” to work alongside your team to deliver the communication, training and performance scorecards that hit your business and financial objectives.