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NCR and Clear Demand partner to integrate NCR’s Power HQ omni-commerce merchandising platform with Clear Demand’s demand management platform

May 17, 2016, Press Releases

“With this integration, our customers can know in advance how shoppers will respond to different pricing and promotional strategies before they are ever implemented. We’re excited to provide our NCR Power HQ retailers with the ability to better serve their customers while maintaining profitability and achieving their sales targets,” said Todd P. Michaud, Global Vice President and General Manager of NCR Retail’s Global Enterprise, Merchandising and Supply Chain (GEMS). Read More.

Clear Demand featured in new Gartner research report on unified price, promotion and markdown optimization

March 31, 2016, Press Releases

“Retail has changed so dramatically that a new approach is required and retail price optimization is now more accessible than ever to retailers of all sizes,” said Jim Sills, chief executive officer at Clear Demand. “Clear Demand was founded to drive the advancement and sophistication of retail price optimization, in support of both these fundamental retail industry shifts.” Read more.

Clear Demand Introduces New Omnichannel Promotion Pricing Technology

January 12, 2016, Press Releases

“Retailers are driving traffic but often at the expense of margins, and today more than ever need intelligent, scalable pricing tools which help merchants become laser-focused in their use of promotions to drive store and online performance,” said Jim Sills, CEO for Clear Demand. Read more

Clear Demand Introduces New Retail Strategy Services

June 16, 2015, Press Releases

“By leveraging current science and services developed by our team of experts – and what we call Price Optimization 2.0 techniques – a retailer can advance their market leadership and profitability,” said Jim Sills, CEO of Clear Demand.

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Clear Demand Named a Red Herring Top 100 North American Company

June 15, 2015, Press Releases

“It’s a privilege and honor to be part of the Red Herring Top 100,” said Jim Sills, Ph.D., president of Clear Demand. “While we’re in a highly competitive retail marketplace, we’re proving that current science and technology can help retailers compete effectively, regardless of type or channel.” Read More

Retail Pricing Software Company Addresses Needs of Largest Omnichannel Retailers   

NRF Presentation. Pricing Strategies for Competing Effectively in Omnichannel Retail. 1/11/15

January 7, 2015, Press Releases

Panel Discussion with The Home Depot, Clear Demand  & the National Standards Institute and moderated by industry analyst, Greg Girard of IDC. The session will address new pricing realities and how can retailers develop a sustainable OmniChannel retail strategy that meets the needs of customers. Learn more from NRF.

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Clear Demand advocates, introduces “OmniChannel Demand Management” for retailers

December 2, 2014, Press Releases

Retailers require a more precise, accurate and rigorous approach to retail pricing strategy, assortment planning, demand management and competitive analysis to optimize all retail channels, in store and online, and must embrace an emerging approach called Omnichannel Demand Management (ODM), said Jim Sills, Ph.D., president of Clear Demand.

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Clear Demand Selected by CIO Review as One of 20 Most Promising Retail Solution Providers for 2014

November 19, 2014, Press Releases

“Clear Demand has been on our radar for some time now for stirring a revolution in the retail space, and we are happy to showcase them this year due to their continuing excellence in delivering top-notch technology-driven solutions,” said Harvi Sachar, publisher and founder of CIO Review.

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Clear Demand November 20, 2014 Webinar: Pricing in an OmniChannel Retail World: A Retailer’s Survival Kit

November 17, 2014, Press Releases

“We’re presenting an omnichannel outlook that extends the typical solution and story that retailers hear day in and day out,” said Jim Sills, Ph.D., president of Clear Demand. “Omnichannel Demand Management extends what is known about omnichannel retailing to a more precise, advanced approach.”

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Clear Demand Hires VP Software to Support Growth of OmniChannel Demand Management (ODM)

October 21, 2014, Press Releases

Clear Demand, a leader in defining and delivering a more precise and practical approach to omnichannel retail operations among retailers, has hired Drew Zlotoff as its vice president of software development. Zlotoff is the former director of e-commerce for EddieBauer.com, a proven leader in omnichannel excellence.

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Clear Demand, OmniChannel Innovation Leader, Reframes Competitive Pricing, Tools

July 10, 2014, Press Releases

“Mobile and online technologies have changed the competitive landscape by providing consumers broader assortment choices with increased price transparency,” said Jim Sills, president and CEO, Clear Demand. “This disruption necessitates more rigorous demand analysis and technology which can automate pricing across channels in a more dynamic fashion.”

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Clear Demand and 360pi Partner to Help Retailers Price More Dynamically

June 19, 2014, Press Releases

“Online price transparency has created a ‘competitive pricing imperative,’ in which shoppers’ purchase decisions for certain price-sensitive SKUs are influenced more by price competitiveness than by price sensitivity alone,” said Jim Sills, president and CEO, Clear Demand.

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Clear Demand Makes Final Four in Invest Southwest Business Pitch Competition

March 31, 2014, Press Releases

In a business pitch competition, named Venture Madness, presented by Invest Southwest in partnership with The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA), Clear Demand placed 4th out of 64 companies.

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Omni-Channel Retail Pricing Leader, Clear Demand, Announces Important Capabilities To Support Innovative Online Retail Pricing Proposition

January 13, 2014, Press Releases

“Internet and omni-channel retailers are collecting a wealth of online data today through their tools and platforms, but are not using price in the clickstream analysis as a demand influencing factor,” said David Booth, co-founder of Clear Demand partner and leading data agency Cardinal Path. “By incorporating the wealth of data being collected through enterprise web analytics solutions, Clear Demand’s breakthrough is adding price to the analysis and building a “data science bridge” between the eCommerce and Merchandising functions within online and omni-channel retailers.”

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Clear Demand Selected by Arizona Commerce Authority in Fall 2013 Arizona Innovation Challenge Competition.

December 17, 2013, Press Releases

AIC_Trophy_trimThe Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced the six winning companies in its Fall 2013 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). These grant recipients represent innovative Arizona entrepreneurs who are creating technological solutions with the potential for global impact. “Our state’s dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystem continues to produce and attract companies that are developing technologies in Arizona that are adding value to businesses and providing innovative solutions to address real-world problems,” said Sandra Watson, President and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority.

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Clear Demand Selected by Arizona Commerce Authority in Fall 2013 Arizona Innovation Challenge Competition

December 13, 2013, Press Releases

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) today announced the six winning companies in its Fall 2013 Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC). These grant recipients represent innovative Arizona entrepreneurs who are creating technological solutions with the potential for global impact. “Our state’s dynamic entrepreneurial ecosystem continues to produce and attract companies that are developing technologies in Arizona that are adding value to businesses and providing innovative solutions to address real-world problems,” said Sandra Watson, President and CEO, Arizona Commerce Authority.

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Omni-Channel Retail Pricing Leader, Clear Demand, Announces Markdown Price Optimization Innovations as part of Big Data Lifecycle Pricing Architecture.

November 14, 2013, Press Releases

“Our team of pricing specialists were involved in the development of three of the prevailing markdown optimization solutions of the last 10 years and as such understand what is required to innovate for markdowns today”, said Jim Sills, President and CEO for Clear Demand. “Much has changed in 10 years, including technology, competition and shopping behavior. We believe it is time to bring current technologies to bear on markdown pricing so retailers can compete more effectively.”

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Clear Demand, Retail Pricing Strategy Leader, Announces First Omni-Channel Pricing Solution, Architected on Big Data.

June 19, 2013, Press Releases

“Big data is a game-changer in omni-channel retailing but is not the complete solution,” said Jim Sills, CEO for Clear Demand. “The complete solution requires new capabilities which interpret big data inter-connections and generate actionable intelligence for merchants. We are pleased to be leading the industry with pricing solutions that facilitate the shift from “more data” to “more business information” delivered “at the point of decision.”

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The Home Depot Selects Next-Generation Price Software Innovator, Clear Demand. 

December 18, 2012, Press Releases

“Our commitment to creating an interconnected customer experience requires that we align ourselves with nimble innovators who can meet our evolving solution needs,” said Hal Lawton, Senior Vice President and President of Online for The Home Depot. “This commitment also requires that we take small well-defined steps, communicate clearly across our merchant organization, provide tools that fit with the way our merchants work and get data to the point of decision quickly. Clear Demand has demonstrated a unique ability to support the flexibility required to maintain this commitment.”

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Clear Demand Introduces Rules-Based Pricing Solution with Breakthrough Transparency.

September 4, 2012, Press Releases

“Retailers want to see their opportunity for increased profits and revenue in a strategy dashboard. They want confidence that the predicted gains will be realized,” said Clear Demand President and CEO James A. Sills, Ph.D. “They want the price recommendations to follow their business rules, but they don’t have time to micro manage the specification of business rules for every item in their assortment. This is where our science delivers greater value.”

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