Targeted reporting, secure planning, informed decisions

Retail analytics turns data into knowledge

Better decisions, more revenue, and loyal customers thanks to retail analytics with the industry solution valantic cs4Analytics for retail. Learn more now!

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Retailers who derive business-relevant insights and knowledge from their data are exploiting the potential of Big Data and gaining a competitive edge: Retail analytics facilitates targeted reporting, secure planning, and informed business decisions. Our valantic cs4Analytics solution supports companies based on innovative SAP technology. As a pre-configured, compact data warehouse, it reduces the data deluge, simplifies things, and creates a single point of truth for all evaluations.


valantic cs4Analytics

The highlights at a glance

Out of the box

Data warehouse solution based on SAP S/4HANA with embedded BW, SAP BW/4HANA, and SAP Analytics Cloud

Pre-defined analysis and planning scenarios

For effective reporting and optimal planning in real time

Predictive functions are included

Create custom quotes with next best offer (NBO)

The current key figures at a glance

Omnichannel cockpit in SAP Analytics Cloud leverages real-time data from SAP S/4HANA and SAP Customer Activity Repository (SAP CAR)

Stable and fast

Runs on SAP HANA in-memory technology


Fully integrated into our industry solutions for retail; can be integrated into individual IT infrastructures

State-of-the-art front ends

Visualize the processed data in Analysis for Microsoft Excel for detailed analyses and in SAP Analytics Cloud for professional and agile dashboards 


Dashboards for managers, business analysts, and information consumers can be customized based on KPIs

Investment protection

Tight integration with SAP standard software SAP S/4HANA, SAP CAR, BW/4HANA, and embedded BW in SAP S/4HANA

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Real-time analyses out of the box

The whole company at a glance: Real-time analysis of data is essential for making fast and informed business decisions. valantic cs4Analytics makes this easy and convenient. Tailored for retail, our solution offers numerous predefined data structures, reports, and a KPI database. The core processes include special target-group-oriented reporting for managers, business analysts, and information consumers, as well as merchandise management planning and analysis functions relating to customers’ purchasing behavior.

Our solution is based on SAP Business Warehouse and thus enables efficient entry and full integration into SAP environments, SAP BW/4HANA, and S/4HANA with embedded BW. Thanks to integrated predictive analytics functions via SAP Analytics Cloud, companies can use next best offer to create customized offers and unlock additional revenue potential with follow-up purchases. In addition, with our omnichannel cockpit, they always keep track of their sales.

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Pre-configured scenarios

valantic cs4Analytics offers a wide range of pre-configured analysis scenarios, including various inventory and sales evaluations, supplier assessments, and point of sale (POS) analysis. Whether it is inventory turnover frequency, return rate, supply capability, or average order value: Real-time KPIs provide visibility with regard to performance at all times and enable targeted control measures. For example, the Omnichannel Dashboard scenario in SAP Analytics Cloud, with receipt-specific, up-to-date POS transaction data, provides accurate insights into gross/net sales, discounts, and transcripts. Optimized for use in omnichannel business, data from a wide variety of source systems such as SAP CAR or SAP S/4HANA is merged.

Our data warehouse solution also provides retailers with lean purchasing budget planning and control using Open to Buy (OTB) metrics analysis, cost-optimized store sales planning, and special distribution strategies for optimized goods allocation.

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valantic cs4Analytics can be networked with our preconfigured industry solutions for retail and it can be connected to SAP ERP and CRM systems. Our data warehouse is optimized for use with both traditional relational databases and SAP HANA. The latter enables in-memory technology to process mass data in real time, resulting in significantly more efficient business processes.

Your Contact

Bernd Hellgardt, CEO at ComSol – a valantic company

Bernd Hellgardt

Managing Director