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Casual Male Selects QuantiSense for Retail Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing
Aug 28, 2007 (10:08 AM EDT)


ATLANTA, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- QuantiSense today announced that the Casual Male Retail Group , the largest retailer of big and tall men's apparel, has selected QuantiSense as its retail business intelligence and data warehousing application.

"Business intelligence is key to better serving our customers and unlocking competitive advantage that resides in our data. Amongst all the technology providers we evaluated, we were pleasantly surprised by QuantiSense," said Dennis Hernreich, Chief Operating Officer at Casual Male Retail Group. He added, "QuantiSense understands the challenges and opportunities of a specialty retail business like ours, and designed its company and software to serve us."

Jack McKinney, Chief Information Officer at Casual Male added, "When it comes to technology partnerships, we have a rigorous selection process. QuantiSense came out ahead by demonstrating an enterprise-grade retail business intelligence application. QuantiSense helps us achieve our immediate BI objectives, and serves as a foundation for future strategic growth."

"Our planning and allocation team was thirsting for more insight, but becoming limited by our existing analytical systems," said Irene Stoller, Business Intelligence Manager at Casual Male. "QuantiSense promises to expand the horizons of how our whole company takes advantage of business intelligence."

QuantiSense will deliver the application serving both the Casual Male XL and Rochester Big & Tall Clothing chains. The system includes:

- Data extraction, transformation, and loading of planning, merchandise, sales, and inventory information from the JDA retail ERP system - A best-practices retail data warehouse optimized for analysis of years of historical data including daily sales detail and store-SKU-day-level inventory - The QuantiSense Retail Learning Infrastructure(TM) for highlighting exceptions and business opportunities - Role-based user-interfaces and Playbooks(TM) for using best practices to turn insights into action - A Store Ranking Workbench, enabling Casual Male to manage stores based on the lifestyles of each store's customers

"Casual Male Retail Group has skillfully leveraged information technology to become a leader in specialty retail," said QuantiSense CEO Jeff Buck. He added, "We are delighted to be working with Casual Male to take their business intelligence systems to the next level."

About Casual Male

Casual Male Retail Group, Inc. is the largest specialty retailer of big and tall men's apparel, with over 500 store locations throughout the United States, London, England and Canada, along with substantial e-commerce and catalog operations. Casual Male operates under the trade names of Casual Male XL, Rochester Big & Tall Clothing and Sear's Canada-Casual Male.

About QuantiSense

QuantiSense is the leading provider of business intelligence and data warehousing applications exclusively for specialty retailers. Our customers include Hallmark Cards, Pacific Sunwear, The Guitar Center, Restoration Hardware, and FAO Schwarz. Implemented in 100 days, the QuantiSense application features a best-practices retail data warehouse, and ETL designed to integrate quickly with retail source systems and any database platform. Users conduct analysis using QuantiSense's packaged analytics, reports, and role-based dashboards tailored for executives, buyers, planners, allocators, and additional roles throughout the retail enterprise. To learn more, visit QuantiSense at www.quantisense.com .

CONTACT: Jeff Giberstein of QuantiSense, +1-866-880-4200, pr@quantisense.com

Web site: http://www.quantisense.com/