What is it?
QuickTABS is a user-friendly, Microsoft Excel®-based analytics and reporting tool that gives instantaneous access of your data to all members of your organization. The tool does not require expertise, online access, IT support or additional money for seat licenses. It is built to be simple to use, portable and unbreakable!
What are we buying?
- Database customization: Great analytics starts with data customization. The database must be segmented to align with how the Retail Buyers view the category and how the consumers purchase the category. TABS Group has re-engineered the process so it takes only weeks to implement. If you do not have data, we know what data you need, and we will take the lead in securing a cost-effective package of syndicated retail sales data.
- Simplicity, Flexibility and Accessibility: Because QuickTABS is built based on Microsoft Excel, an existing, commonly used platform, the user interface and training is very simple. This allows users to start analyzing and drilling into your syndicated retail sales data within minutes from the time it is loaded on their machine. Also, because it is Excel based, the data and software is stored on users’ computers so no internet connection is needed to access the data. Analysis will not be hampered due to database outages or downtime.
- Distribution-based analytics: Our proprietary metrics and tools such as Sales Momentum, Sales Decomposition, and Productivity will set your company apart from your competition. TABS Group provides years of respected CPG expertise to your business. We understand what drivers are important to the retail buyers.
- Multiple classes of trade and time periods: QuickTABS incorporates data for all classes of trade and multiple time periods in one database. This allows users to quickly switch between multiple classes of trade and time periods for efficient analysis.
How will it help us?
QuickTABS allows you and your organization to quickly navigate syndicated data to identify opportunities and risks to growth, quickly respond to retailer requests and questions, and identify key business drivers. Because of the simplicity of the user interface it allows you to put more data in more users’ hands, making your entire organization smarter, more efficient and more informed.
How is it different?
QuickTABS resides on your PC or Mac without requiring internet access. This provides you the ultimate portability of your data. Additionally, most similar software in the industry are developed for reporting and not analysis. We leverage the flexibility of Excel to provide the ultimate in analytic flexibility. You can nest columns of data, easily filter out unnecessary data, and a host of other features not available in other industry software.
How do we get started?
QuickTABS can be purchased on a monthly, quarterly, semi-annual or annual basis, based on your analytical needs and budget. Some companies are most comfortable with starting with a Semi-Annual or Annual data run at a cost of $7,500 to $10,000 per run, depending on the complexity of the category. We can then migrate to a monthly retainer relationship that fits within your particular budget and category management needs.