Teradata Retail Data Model

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Companies are increasingly challenged to efficiently exploit their resources to rationalize and enable new business capabilities, opportunities, initiatives, applications and projects. Typically these organizations rely upon business case development and traditional project analysis techniques to help prioritize where resources will be used.   

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"The Teradata data warehouse, Retail Data Model, and data mining software give us the needed infrastructure along with a mature and tested data model and the ability to improve decision making."

Larry Popps, Director of Management Information Systems, Cabela’s , NRF Stores Magazine

Today's retailers must rapidly analyze customer purchase preferences, interpret sales trends and make informed buying decisions to remain competitive. Teradata helps you leverage your technology investment with modeling tools to plan and implement your enterprise data warehouse to align your strategy with specific operational improvements and actions.

Teradata Retail Data Model provides a single, integrated view of your business that allows business and IT users to communicate about information needs and systems. Combined with the Teradata Retail Data Integration Roadmap, it shows the pieces of information required to support the Business Improvement Opportunities that challenge your business, including:

  • Enterprise business data
  • Data relationships
  • Business rules governing these data relationships
  • Retail-specific topic areas

Features & Benefits

Teradata Retail Data Model allows your enterprise to:

  • Easily define your data requirements for your organization
  • Leverage a well-documented set of data definitions and relationships, which can be customized for your environment


Primary Components

The Teradata Retail Data Model supports analytics for key retail business process areas including:

  • Merchandising
  • Assortment/Category
  • Management/Product Mix (PMIX)
  • Item Pricing and Cost Detail
  • Inventory Management
  • RFID/Serialized Item Track and Trace
  • Shipment, Freight, Bill and Claims
  • Invoice
  • Agreements (terms, conditions)
  • Procurement
  • Promotion Management and Marketing
  • Point-of-Sale Transactions and Detail
  • Catalog Sales and Content Management
  • Loyalty and Gift Card Usage and Behavior
  • Store Labor and Operations
  • E-Tail Web Commerce and Interactions
  • Forecasts and Scoring
  • Sales Tax and Free Compliance
  • Call Center Productivity
  • Customer Value, Shopping and Product Purchase Behavior

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Related Business Needs

Our retail experts have developed the tools and processes needed to help you successfully develop your business. We can assist you in any of your business needs including:

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