An advanced analytics solution must be able to handle millions of SKUs and segment data into detailed comparisons. The outcome is the ability to maximize sales at every store by tuning product assortments using advanced analytics and visualization tools to enable insights. Doing this successfully could result in an estimated 5-10 percent sales increase.
Azure offers several out-of-the box services that can be used to build a scalable analytics solution that is cost effective and comprehensive. And if developing a solution is not a viable option, Microsoft works with partners such as Neal Analytics who have proven capabilities solving this business challenge at scale
Read about it in the Azure blog.