SAS and Toshiba Team up to Enable Retailers to Make Informed Decisions

By CIOReview | Tuesday, May 12, 2015

FREMONT, CA: SAS enters into an OEM agreement with Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions to enable businesses tap the immense potential of SAS analytics to make better business decisions.

According to the agreement, the advanced SAS analytics will be embedded into Toshiba loyalty management systems. Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions forms an integrated in-store solution supplying point-of-sale (PoS) systems to retailers across the globe. Driven by the capabilities of SAS analytics, retailers can uncover insights that enable them to recognize trends and take appropriate business decisions and can better engage with their customers during and after a transaction.

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is dedicated to deliver cutting edge retail technology to customers and the firm itself is a joint venture of Toshiba and IBM. In a data driven business world, the company has made a strategic decision to team up with data analytics solutions provider such as SAS to empower retailers to make sense of their business data and create more business opportunities.

“Toshiba is committed to delivering a seamless and pleasant shopping experience for shoppers everywhere,” said Patricia Pepper, Vice President of Worldwide Services, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions. “Through our collaboration with SAS, well-known as an industry leader for powerful analytics solutions, Toshiba is further empowering its retail customers to more effectively curate both a personalized and real-time shopping journey for each customer that transcends a multitude of channels.”