Let our industry veterans solve complex business challenges and build personalized data-driven strategies through consultative engagements via our Advisory solutions, and help you take your business to the next level through:

 

 

Opportunity Assessment Advisory Programs

Identify and evaluate your opportunities.

Digital Market Assessment • Ecommerce Market Prioritization • 3P Strategic Playbook • Click & Collect and Online Grocery Playbook

Competitive Intelligence Advisory Programs

Assess where you stand vs your competitors.

Digital Benchmarking • Store of the Future Benchmarking • Fullfillment Benchmarking • 6Ps Landscape Assessment.

Capability Development Advisory Programs

Inform your capability development.

Amazon Bootcamp • Walmart Bootcamp • Omnichannel Bootcamp • Omnichannel Commercial Leadership Program • Digital Shelf & Retailer SEO Workshop.

Strategy Formulation Advisory Programs

Formulate your strategy and build action plans.

Retail 2025 Briefings • Retail Innovation Store Tours • Strategic Planning Immersions • Ecommerce Go-to-Market Blueprint.

Ad-hoc Custom Research and Advisory Programs

Custom research to answer your unique situation.


 

Opportunity Assessment
Identify and evaluate your opportunities.

Digital Market Assessment
We’ve combined the best of our proprietary ecommerce retailer & category data, analytics and strategic insights to provide customized, in- depth assessment that will provide you with opportunity intelligence, a go-to-market strategy, and actionable recommendations for your ecommerce efforts.

 

Ecommerce Market Prioritization
Planning to expand your ecommerce business but don’t know which market to prioritize first? We will conduct a custom situational assessment to prioritize ecommerce market entry, future opportunity & investment for your selected markets. 

 

3P Strategic Playbook
To go 3P or not to go 3P? That is the question… Our team of ecommerce experts will assess your 3P opportunity and your current approach, providing you with a custom playbook with actionable recommendations for your 3P strategy.

 

Click & Collect and Online Grocery Playbook
Do you know where your key partners & competitors are going with click & collect? Have you mapped out your partners future fulfilment models? Providing you with a custom playbook, we’ll detail for you what the future of click & collect and online grocery is in your market and key partners.
 


 

Competitive Intelligence
Assess where you stand vs your competitors.

Digital Benchmarking
Our ecommerce assessment will show you where you stack up vs. your competitors and provide insights on latest innovations & best practices, so you know where & how to stay ahead.

 

Store of the Future Benchmarking
Do you have a pulse on how future proof your store network is compared to your competitors? Four key characteristics will define the store of the future: Experiential, Social, Frictionless & Curated. Leveraging our proprietary framework, we will benchmark your store of the future readiness so that you know how to get & stay ahead.

 

Fullfillment Benchmarking
Are your delivery services the fastest and most convenient? How do you stack up against competitors? Supply chain will be the differentiator of who wins and who loses in the new retail context. Our benchmarking will inform your fulfillment capability roadmap to identify gaps to address & opportunities to stay ahead.

 

6Ps Landscape Assessment
Through our exclusive 6Ps assessment, we will show you where you stack up vs. your competitors in your digital shelf management.
 


 

Capability Development
Inform your capability development.

Amazon Bootcamp
Actionable, tailored insights to maximize your Amazon growth. That’s our promise to you.  Our two-part Amazon Bootcamp will help you to unlock demand and fix leaks to accelerate growth and transform your business on Amazon. 

 

Walmart Bootcamp
Actionable, tailored insights to maximize your growth at Walmart. Our comprehensive Walmart Bootcamp will empower your sales organization to strategically partner & grow profitably with your key customer.

 

Omnichannel Bootcamp
Our comprehensive Omnichannel Bootcamp will empower your sales organization to strategically partner & grow profitably with your key online grocery customers.

 

Omnichannel Commercial Leadership Program
Our comprehensive program will empower your sales organization to strategically partner and grow profitably with your key customers’ ecommerce & ever increasingly omnichannel businesses.

 

Digital Shelf & Retailer SEO Workshop
Our cross-functional workshop will help you to upskill your teams on the fundamentals of Search in retailer & traditional algorithms and learn how to influence your search performance using content. Learn how your performing in search today in your key categories and build action plans to take it to the next level. 
 


 

Strategy Formulation
Formulate your strategy and build action plans.

Retail 2025 Briefings
Looking to inspire at your next team meeting? Our analyst team regularly presents at yearly sales meetings, top to tops and leadership sessions.  If you need to reinforce your growth message amidst a challenging landscape, we’re here to help.  We will customize the agenda to meet your needs. 

 

Retail Innovation Store Tours
Our team will lead you on an innovation tour to see first-hand innovative store formats, concepts and activations.  We will customize the store tour to showcase best in class executions on specific themes, such as frictionless experience, front end innovation, ultimate convenience and much more.

 

Strategic Planning Immersions
Using our proprietary four-step strategic planning process, we will help you identify & prioritize growth initiatives to inform your annual or multi-year strategic plan.

 

Ecommerce Go-to-Market Blueprint
With some of the industry’s most comprehensive, accurate and actionable ecommerce-driven data & insights, we will assess your ecommerce readiness and partner with you to build your ecommerce go to market plan. We’ll run an activation workshop to bring the blueprint to life with your senior leadership team.
 


 

Ad-hoc Custom Research and Advisory Programs
Custom research to answer your unique situation. 

 

Learn More About Our Solutions To Help You Win In An Ecommerce-Driven World

Edge by Ascential gives global brands the edge they need to win in ecommerce-driven retail by providing actionable, next-generation data, analytics, insights and strategic consulting. Our unparalleled suite of solutions - including Market Share, Digital Shelf, Price & Promotions and Retail Insights - enables brands and retailers to develop and implement strategies that maximize revenue growth; optimize product listings; increase sales faster than the category and the competition; and drive margin growth. More than 600 global brands and retailers depend upon our weekly, daily and real-time data-driven insights.

 

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