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Howard Yihzan Wu, Sean Kervin, Jason Lee Gunnink, Suzanne Noel Valentine, Paritosh Desai: Systems and methods for price and promotion response analysis. DemandTec, Kang Lim, August 30, 2011: US08010404 (75 worldwide citation)

A system and method for price and promotion response analysis is provided. Such a system is useful for a business to analyze the forecasted lifts associated with changes in price and promotion activity. The system sets the configuration of the response report, which includes price change and promoti ...


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Krishna Venkatraman, Phil Delurgio, Suzanne Valentine, Michael Neal, Hau Lee: Econometric optimization engine. Demandtec, Kang Lim, November 27, 2007: US07302410 (45 worldwide citation)

A preferred set of prices for a plurality of products, generally demand coefficients is provided. Cost data including activity-based costs is also received. A preferred set of prices that will provided a local optimum for the preferred set of prices which maximizes profit is then determined. In one ...


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Phil Delurgio, Michael Neal: Interface for merchandise price optimization. Demandtec, Richard K Huffman, Kang S Lim, James W Huffman, July 3, 2007: US07240019 (45 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is provided for an interface enabling a user to determine optimum prices of products for sale. The interface includes a scenario/results processor that enables the user to prescribe an optimization scenario, and that presents the optimum prices to the user. The optimum prices are determ ...


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Michael Neal, Krishna Venkatraman, Suzanne Valentine, Phil Delurgio, Hau Lee: Price optimization system. Demandtec, Kang Lim, April 21, 2009: US07523047 (40 worldwide citation)

A method for determining a preferred set of prices for a plurality of products is provided. Generally, a sales model is created. A cost model is also created. A preferred set of prices for the plurality of products based on the sales model and cost model is then generated. An apparatus for computing ...


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Phil Delurgio, Michael Neal: Interface for merchandise promotion optimization. DemandTec, Richard K Huffman, James W Huffman, August 15, 2006: US07092896 (36 worldwide citation)

A method for providing interface to an apparatus for optimizing a promotion plan for merchandising products, including utilizing a computer-based scenario/results processor within an optimization server to present a sequence of data entry templates to a user, whereby the user specifies an optimizati ...


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Tamara Pringle, Michael Neal, Phil Delurgio, Suzanne Valentine: Method and apparatus for creating and using a master catalog. Demandtec, Kang Lim, November 7, 2006: US07133882 (35 worldwide citation)

A method for updating a master product attribute catalog database for consumer response modeling is provided. Data is received from at least one source of product data. A data integrity check is preformed on the received data. A reconciliation is performed between the received data and the master pr ...


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Michael Neal, Krishna Venkatraman, Rob Parkin, Suzanne Valentine, Phil Delurgio, Hau Lee: System for creating optimized promotion event calendar. DemandTec, Kang Lim, February 9, 2010: US07660734 (32 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for creating a promotional event calendar are provided. A sales model and a cost model are created The value of offers and promotional events using the sales model and cost model is determined. Combinations of offers and promotional events based on determined value are selected ...


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Suzanne Valentine, Krishna Venkatraman, Phil Delurgio, Michael Neal, Hau Lee: Imputed variable generator. Demandtec, Kang Lim, June 13, 2006: US07062447 (31 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods, media and systems for generating imputing econometric variables from raw econometric data. A method for generating cleansed initial dataset from corrected raw econometric data comprises inputting raw econometric data, formatting and classifying the raw econometric, conducting ...


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Phil Delurgio, Hua Lee, Michael Neal, Suzanne Valentine, Krishna Venkatraman: Apparatus for merchandise price optimization. DemandTec, Richard K Huffman, James W Huffman, August 15, 2006: US07092918 (31 worldwide citation)

A technique for determining optimum prices of products. The apparatus includes a scenario/results processor, a demand engine, an activity based cost engine, and a price optimization engine. The scenario/results processor enables a user to prescribe an optimization scenario, and presents the optimum ...


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John Close, Phil Delurgio, Hau Lee, Michael Neal, Rob Parkin, Suzanne Valentine, Krishna Venkatraman: Selective merchandise price optimization mechanism. Demandtec, Richard K Huffman, Kang S Lim, James W Huffman, July 24, 2007: US07249032 (25 worldwide citation)

A method for optimizing the prices of products for sale. The method includes utilizing a computer-based scenario/results processor within an optimization server to present a sequence of data entry templates to a user, whereby the user specifies an optimization scenario, and whereby the user is enabl ...