“Quickborn Consulting has supported us in the transformation of our markdown business processes as a flexible and knowledgeable partner we could rely on both in terms of business process know-how and technical expertise.” – Guido van der Hoeven, Director of Transformation

Planning and Optimization

Following the successful adoption of merchandising and store systems, focus is turned to BI and Optimization solutions which further improve precision and efficiency. These solutions deliver everything retail organizations need to streamline budgeting processes, drive accurate forecasts, optimize pricing and assortment decisions and adjust business plans proactively during the entire merchandise life cycle.

Quickborn provides business consulting, application consulting and configuration, integration and support services for the Oracle Retail Planning and Optimization suite of solutions. These solutions use sophisticated mathematical models and optimization routines to create intelligent estimates of future business opportunities, providing a common demand-planning engine that infuses a retailer’s operation with customer insight; including:

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Quickborn Accelerated deployment of Oracle Retail Markdown Optimization solution

Quickborn Consulting has developed an accelerated implementation methodology for a faster deployment of the Oracle Retail Markdown Optimization solution.

The Quickborn solution offers a set of standard functionalities that retailers are most commonly looking for with no/minimal customizations.

The look and feel (Front End User Interface and Reports) are the same as in the standard solution but with no/minimal customizations.


  • Faster implementation time
  • Quick ROI for the retailer
  • Pre-configured solution: retailers can implement the standard Markdown Optimization solution quickly and implement additional functionalities, if necessary, step-by-step later on
  • Available in cloud: no infrastructure investment needed
  • Stand-alone solution available: Oracle Retail Predictive Application Servicer (RPAS) platform is not required
  • The hosting of the solution can be provided by Quickborn freeing up retailer's resources from being required to do internal hosting and maintenance.

The Oracle Retail Markdown Optimization solution, part of the Oracle Retail Merchandise Planning and Optimization solution set, provides optimal recommendations for markdown candidates and their subsequent pricing based upon their selling patterns and history as well as possible inventory risk at the end of the selling period, all the while maximizing profitability over the entire product lifecycle.

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Quickborn DEPREC – Retail Stock depreciation planning solution

Quickborn has developed a retail stock depreciation planning solution, a fully automated RPAS (Oracle Retail Predicative Application Server) based solution which allows retailers to calculate their inventory depreciation amounts month by month using different scenarios to model future depreciation. Read more about our DEPREC solution here.