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Markdown optimization with AI

So long, spreadsheets. Get SKU-level markdown recommendations that empower merchandisers to make great pricing and discounting decisions.

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How can AI help with your markdown strategy?

Markdown planning is time consuming for retail teams. Most have a markdown schedule, with every SKU discounted by a blanket X%, which increases as the sale period progresses. An AI-powered markdown optimization tool lets you…
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Success story

This leading multi-channel retailer used Peak’s markdown optimization software and identified an additional $3m in margin (on only 15% of its stock file) with AI. That’s equivalent to 1% of its overall turnover!

Demand Intelligence | Retail

Retail markdown optimization

Identifying an opportunity to drive $3m in additional margin.

These brands are winning with AI

Leading retailers are using Peak's technology to make great commercial decisions and add value across their businesses.

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Solve your biggest retail markdown strategy challenges with Peak



Stop discounting some items too heavily so that profit is given up unnecessarily



Avoid being left with too much stock and having to heavily discount to clear it



Free up time spent generating all the spreadsheets needed to make markdown decisions

Benefits of AI solutions for markdown optimization in retail

  • Higher margin

    Avoid blanket discounts that erode margin, and take a SKU-level approach to markdown

  • More time for merchandisers

    Optimize your merchandisers' time and productivity with an AI-powered markdown strategy

  • Budget control

    Regain control of your markdown budget, maintain brand equity and stability over your markdown schedule and reduce unplanned, flash sales

  • Targeted approach

    Retail pricing software calculates markdown at a granular level that suits your business, including SKU, country level or store level)

What could our markdown application do for you?

Watch our free demo to see how we can improve your price markdown planning