Typically, in today’s independent supermarket the staff use spreadsheets or paper methods to record vital information. The information is usually store one sheet per week. If management wants to run an analysis they will usually create another sheet to plug in all the information yet that sheet has to be updated by hand too. The PIR report pulls the information directly from the database tables so there is no manual updating of data to generate a report. Run the report next week and have all the weeks in row format already updated.
Management can now spot trends in the results and make quick, effective decisions based on actual results.