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Darren Gilbert

Darren Gilbert

Content Manager at DotActiv

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Database vs Excel: Which Is Better For Category Management?

By | on 22, Oct 2019 |   Data Cubes

In a past article, we pitted data warehouses against databases to understand which was better for storing and retrieving data. The conclusion: it depends on your needs. If we were to do the same exerc[...]

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Data Warehouse vs Database: Understanding The Key Differences

By | on 14, Oct 2019 |   Data Cubes

When talk turns to the topic of storing and reporting on retail data, it’s common to hear debate about which data system is best. Of course, that’s the wrong approach. It’s not about which is best. In[...]

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PowerBase Updates For September 2019: What’s New?

By | on 01, Oct 2019 |   Space Planning Software PowerBase

Since the launch of DotActiv’s category management knowledgebase - PowerBase last month - we’ve been hard at work adding new articles. We’ve also updated those articles already on the website for rele[...]

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Introducing PowerBase: DotActiv's Category Management Knowledgebase

By | on 20, Sep 2019 |   Space Planning Software PowerBase

According to Forrester Research, 70% of your customers prefer to use your website to find answers to questions about your products. This statistic alone support an argument for a company knowledge bas[...]

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7 Key Reports to Understand The Impact of Space Management Decisions

By | on 19, Aug 2019 |   Data Cubes

If you want to understand the impact of space management decisions made at store level, there is really only one starting point. That’s your data. You need to interrogate your data if you want answers[...]

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Retail Advisory Services: Here's How It Helps Make Your Vision a Reality

By | on 07, Aug 2019 |   Category Management Services

Having access to expert retail advisory services at the right time can mean the difference between setting plans and strategies in place - resulting in sustained competitive advantage - or, on the oth[...]

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What To Expect From DotActiv’s Business Intelligence Services

By | on 05, Aug 2019 |   Category Management Services

Here’s a question that needs answering: how do you make smart decisions around your retail business? Also, what can you do to ensure you meet the needs of your customers head-on? Fortunately, the answ[...]

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5 Reasons Why Data Cube Software is Necessary

By | on 30, Jul 2019 |   Data Cubes

If you work in retail and are serious about your long-term success, investing in data cube software isn’t so much a recommendation as it is a must-have. There are many good reasons as to why we say th[...]

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A Beginner's Guide to Building Data Cubes in DotActiv

By | on 25, Jul 2019 |   Data Cubes

When analysing the performance of your retail business, you no doubt need to consider your retail data. It’s especially vital to do that if you have invested in category management. That’s because eff[...]

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PLU Codes: Here’s Why Your Stores Should Consider Them

By | on 16, Jul 2019 |   SKUs

Regardless of your retail format, or the products you sell in-store, it's vital you have a system that allows you to track your inventory. But what happens if you stock items that do not arrive with b[...]

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