Retail clothing chain Brooks Brothers has signed on with SAS to use its Enterprise Business Intelligence server across its entire nework.

Brooks Brothers operates more than 160 stores.

“The legacy system we had was not as robust as we required, so we began the search for an enterprise wide business intelligence solution,” said Stefano Gaggion, a vice president wit Brooks Brothers. “We looked at other vendors but felt that SAS’ powerful analytics, integrated enterprise platform and the ability to support diverse users across our organization was unmatched. We expect the ability the BI Server provides to make faster, more accurate business decisions will improve our overall performance and provide our customers with an enhanced shopping experience.”

The Brooks Brothers announcement was one of several SAS made at a tradeshow in New York. For those, go to: