Case Studies

Sports Goods Retailer



  • Cost pressures of 7.5% inflation environment
  • Question of how to push through client’s desire for aggressive price increases
  • Lack of data-driven insight for price optimisation in order to protect volumes and customer perceptions
  • Competitive pressure in the market, especially from other online retailers (e.g., Zalando, Amazon)
  • FY23 retail market pressures add concern over the impact of price changes


  • Client’s adoption rate of new model allows for a + €9.9m margin uplift (3.5% of FY22 margin)
  • Special focus on Winter Sports universe with recommendation for more aggressive price increases
  • PH recommended an average weighted price increase of approx. +2% pts above forecasted market inflation
  • New model means client has more targeted approach to individual price changes at supermodel level (as opposed to blanket price increases)
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