Business Intelligence for retail – Why connecting your data is a game-changer

Business Intelligence for retail – Why connecting your data is a game-changer

01 May 2019, 13:35 - 14:05

Operations Stage

Like many retailers today, Pets Corner, part of the Pet Family group

 knew that data and business intelligence solutions could help them answer the questions they had about the business, and give them the flexibility and speed to be proactive. But they just weren’t getting the outcomes and insights that they wanted. They partnered with YourDMS Limited to try to solve this problem. This session will examine the growing significance and power of data within retail organisations, the importance of a holistic view of the business where multiple data sources are present to enable the business to be proactive, and provide insights into how Pets Corner now effectively collects, analyses and uses their data to inform decision making and business strategy.

  • Understanding the importance of data within your organisation – types of data and processes that are available for you to collect and what they can be used for
  • Combining data from across your business to get an to get accurate, real-time insights and inform decision making
  • Remaining agile and flexible in a rapidly evolving retail landscape
  • When it goes wrong – overcoming problems faced when working with incomplete, incorrect, old data
  • What to look for when reviewing your data – a 5 step guide to cleaning up your data





  • Iain Dougal


    Financial Director

    Pets Corner, part of the Pet Family group

    Iain Dougal has over 20 years’ experience in the Pet Retail industry as Financial and IT director of the UK’s second largest pet retail chain, Pets...

  • Stewart Wright


    Managing Director


    Stewart Wright has over 25 years in the Document and Data Management industry offering extensive senior management experience, delivering high...

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