High Street TV is a multi-channel retail business operating in the UK and internationally. One of the UK’s fastest-growing companies, as recognised by The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 and International Track 200, High Street TV was founded in 2008 and now employs over 130 people.
High Street TV is everywhere with products available in 69 countries and being bought via their shopping channels, website, call center, on Amazon and eBay or in-store at over 9,000 outlets including well-known high-street retailers such as John Lewis, Argos, Tesco, ASDA, Selfridges and Boots.
Historically, the vast majority of the business reporting was via the heavy utilisation of static spreadsheets. Many people within the business relied on data from different sources which led to conflicting figures being reported to the Management Team. “Live” information was unavailable and reports could only be generated when the report developer was in the office and had time available. In addition, High Street TV had a reporting ‘wish-list’ which included:
DSCallards recommended SAP BusinessObjects® as it enabled anyone in the organisation to access insightful reports, dashboards & analysis, plus easy drill down for detailed insight. Business users now have access to one version of the ‘Business Truth’ in an intuitive, easy to use selfserve environment. SAP BusinessObjects® has knitted together High Street TV’s data, enabling business users to gain fast insight and react quickly to market conditions.
The Management Team can now make critical business decisions based on trusted data to support their gut feel. High Street TV business users have seen great benefit from SAP BusinessObjects®, including:
Easy access to the improved reports for High Street TV’s end users, plus the speed with which users themselves can create their own new reports has led to substantial user uptake. All departments now use the system to help them get access to the right data at the right time to support making more right decisions. Helping people to make sound business choices.