“This visibility of data now gives us the power to respond to specific business questions with confidence in just a couple of clicks.”
CTO of Velasca
Velasca is a direct-to-consumer brand, focused on offering Made in Italy shoes at friendly prices.
More than €12.9M in revenue
Integrations and Apps Used
Siloed data. Obtaining the right data an overall view of customers both online and offline efficiently. Supply chain did not have a clear vision of production thus buying from the different artisans, distributing to bottegas and customers.
Create a shared, clearly formulated set of identifiable KPIs for all business users. Connecting, centralizing and integrating online and offline data for a full customer view. Devise automated insights to focus on business decisions.
Increased vision of results, increased data literacy sharing data in near real-time to monitor LTV of each customer, marketing expenses and conversions, supply and warehouse chain, revenue (which can now be analyzed by different major drivers).
Velasca expanded its brand with domo and empowered analytics.
Italian footwear brand Velasca is on a mission to deliver elegant, handmade products to people all over the world. With a passion for Italian craftsmanship, the retailer makes sure each pair of shoes goes right from the artisan to the buyer — forging direct-to-consumer relationships that make an impact.
In 2022, Velasca was poised for success with over 70 employees, 16 shops across Europe, and the recent launch of its Velasca Women line.
To keep that momentum going, however, Velasca needed to overcome certain challenges — like processing vast amounts of customer data from across stores in real time. That means Velasca needed to build robust, data-driven strategies and use advanced analytics tools to drive future success.
Here’s the story of how they did it.
Gathering the right data to know who buys which products and when
Collecting omnichannel insights from both online and offline channels
Managing inventory and adjusting production to meet changing demand
Analyzing customer service to gauge customer needs, pain points, and solutions
Monitoring performance marketing to better build and optimize campaigns in real time
Even with multiple data tools at their fingertips, brands still have a hard time meeting these challenges, because they’re often left with:
Siloed data that can’t be synced across teams and platforms
Manual processes that waste valuable time and resources
Supply chain problems that threaten to interrupt the direct-to-consumer experience
Out-of-date analytics that are not readily available or usable
Velasca needed a single, comprehensive data hub where analytics could be shared, synced, and activated for all teams across the company.
That’s why they teamed up with BitBang and Domo — a cloud-based platform that provides simplified, near real-time access to data. With these advanced analytics tools, Velasca was able to:
Centralize all sources of information from invoices and production costs to logistics and customer information.
Automate key tasks, reducing manual and human errors, saving time and resources, and requiring a smaller engineering team.
Increase data literacy, allowing each member to create and monitor their own dashboards of shared data.
Focus on the business, having more time to innovate higher-level decisions and processes.
“Domo allows us to automate a lot of activities (including connection, data combination and visualizations), in this way we are saving time that we can invest in improving our products and services for customers.”
Leonardo Stenico| CTO, Velasca
Velasca has transformed the way it collects data, understands customers, and manages inventory.
With a single source of truth to guide its business, the brand now has the power to:
See gross and net orders by country, business unit, store, shoe model, shoe size, year, month or day of purchase.
Pinpoint major business drivers across its network of stores and customers By tracking metrics like AIV, AOV, total revenue, and top-performing products.
Total Revenue +61% over 1 year
Access near real-time insights across easily accessible dashboards, which are run by validated and fully automated processes.
Monitor the lifetime value of each customer based on their evolving analytics and insights.
Increased client spend +16.4% in 1 year
Adjust production to improve warehouse performance, logistics and customer satisfaction.
“Having data available that we can consult almost in real-time, using our main analysis drivers, allows us to make more informed decisions that help our business growth.”
Leonardo Stenico| CTO, Velasca
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