Retail Consulting

Gain competitive advantages by aggressively managing costs within your supply chain, store operations, product merchandising and IT infrastructure

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The latest trends are constantly shifting, and no industry appreciates this more than retailers. To stay competitive, retailers must control costs, keep operations running efficiently and tap unmined areas of the business to unlock additional value.

AArete’s retail consulting services help create competitive advantage by aggressively managing costs within your supply chain, store operations, product merchandising and IT infrastructure. Through customized profitability improvement strategies and leading data analytics solutions, AArete arms you with the data and strategies to transform and optimize your existing business for a sustainable future.

Our Retail Solutions

PROFITABILITY &
MARGIN IMPROVEMENT

As individual segments of retailers continue to be challenged by changing market conditions, an emphasis on structured and organizational-wide initiatives to enhance profit and margin will be necessary. AArete’s team of retail experts bring differentiated market intelligence and supply market expertise to transform organizations, fund key priorities, and extract bottom line value.

Featured Services Include:

  • SG&A Cost Reduction
  • Margin Improvement
  • Real Estate Strategies
  • Organizational Transformation
  • Sustainability Solutions

OPERATION &
SUPPLY CHAIN EXCELLENCE

No aspect of a retailer was more disrupted in the last 3 years than the supply chain. Retailers across all segments are being asked to establish the right supply chain to deliver products in a timely and cost-effective manner. Consumers expectations continue to grow, and AArete’s supply chain team ensures that your supply turn is powered by data and innovation, resulting in a competitive advantage across the market.

Featured Services Include:

  • Technology-Driven Supply Chain
  • Network Optimization and Last Mile Transportation
  • E-Commerce Infrastructure
  • Multi-Channel Distribution Strategies
  • Global Sourcing
  • Operational Efficiency Programs

CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE &
MERCHANDISING

Consumers’ ever-changing buying habits and inventory challenges have increased the need for retailers to alter their approach to merchandising and customer experience. AArete combines data scientists, retail experts, and technologists to establish a custom organization-specific action to drive positive financial impact for our clients.   

Featured Services Include:

  • Assortment Planning
  • Loyalty Program Development
  • SKU Rationalization
  • Customer Outreach Programs
  • Digital Shopper Analytics
  • Data-Driven Marketing
  • Customer Journey Analytics

DATA & TECHNOLOGY
SOLUTIONS

Retailers need to be powered by data and technology – AArete serves as this tool for clients across all retail segments to execute upon their digital journey.  Combining a team of data scientists and technologists with industry experts positions our firm to respond to your most complex challenges and ensures its success.

Featured Services Include:

  • Pricing and Promotion Technology Tools
  • Identity and Access Management
  • Data Engineering
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Stock Management
  • Advance Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence

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AArete has been helping retailers reduce their costs, creating customized profitability improvement strategies and providing data analytics solutions for years. We would love to discuss what we can do to help your organization. Fill out this form and our team will be in touch to create a customized solution to fit your needs.

Our Retail Experts

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Tyler Higgins
Managing Director
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Katie O’Connell
Senior Managing Director
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Gaurav Joshi
Director
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Evan Ling
Director