Retail

Boost Your Bottom Line Without Compromising Customer Experience
Boost Your Bottom Line Without Compromising Customer Experience

For most retailers, the advent of online shopping and rising consumer choice has made thin margins even thinner. Anything that cuts operating expenses without damaging customer comfort can make the difference between profitability and closing stores.

Every retailer knows this, yet few turn to energy management to improve their margins. Partly because it brings to mind images of a half-lit store, and partly because having so many locations managed by operators with varying skill sets makes implementing money-saving energy policies seem impossible. You need energy management tools that drive down operational costs without customers ever noticing a difference.

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Cross-Portfolio Visibility and Control for the Director of Operations

Having hundreds of locations, all with similar footprints and all similarly laid out, gives you significant opportunities to manage energy effectively. If an initiative is working well at one location, you can implement it across your portfolio. But with so many locations to manage, you don't have time to consistently check how efficiently your stores are using energy. You need energy efficiency information served clearly to you, so you and your teams have time to focus on driving down costs.
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Portfolio-Wide Visibility
Easily identify best and worst performing stores to learn what energy programs and policies are working and where to focus improvements.
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Automated Utility Bill Management
Save your team valuable time, identify and resolve bill errors, and see store-by-store energy cost in a single view.
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Project Management Tool
Quantify energy savings opportunities and track progress.
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Demand Response
Let your stores' energy use drive revenue without impacting operations.
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Simplified, Cost-Effective Energy Buying for the VP of Procurement

You don't have time to micro-manage electricity and natural gas procurement for hundreds–if not thousands–of stores, each with a unique contract and end-date. But taking a step back often means paying more for energy than you should.You need a more efficient procurement system that simplifies the buying process while giving you access to a highly competitive supplier market. And with the lowest price secured, you need the tools to centralize all contract and transaction information without adding to your workload.

Procurement Tools
Get the best price for energy at every store without the burden of managing endless RFP processes.
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Advisory Services
Build and manage your procurement strategy, analyze performance against budget, and assess changing market dynamics.
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Renewable Energy Procurement
Take advantage of renewable energy options at prices that compete with conventional power.
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The Tools to Effectively Manage Energy Use for Facility Managers

You've got a handful of stores to manage, each with their own list of energy efficiency issues to resolve. The need for constant upkeep makes it hard to see how stores’ operational behavior is varying. If you could compare your stores’ load profiles and analyze specific usage patterns, you could identify major savings opportunities and implement best practices across your portfolio. But doing so requires tools that do the digging for you, and surface the results so you can focus on eliminating inefficiencies and saving money.

Customizable Analytics
See inefficiencies clearly with reports that break down your store's energy usage by day or shift, down to five-minute intervals.
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Demand Management Tools
Get alerted in time to assess whether or not to temporarily reduce energy usage and avoid high demand charges.
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Project Management Tools
Eliminate communication gaps, prioritize projects, and track their progress all on one system of record.
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Tools for Energy Managers to Effectively Influence Better Energy Decisions

With so many potential ways to manage your stores' energy use, it's a challenge just figuring out where to invest the effort. The steady flow of vendors promising lower bills and high ROI only add complexity. You need the ability to scan your stores' energy use and easily identify the biggest cost-saving opportunities.

Customizable Analytics
Find inefficiencies and see exactly how much they're costing you with reports that break down your store's energy usage by day or shift, down to five-minute intervals.
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Project Management Tools
Ensure the most impactful projects are getting accomplished quickly.
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Transformation Services
Build manageable, data-driven energy management goals and align your business around them.
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Reporting Features
Automate ENERGY STAR and compliance reporting, so you can focus your time on improving efficiency.
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