This calculator provides a simple way to approximate the business benefits of creating a collaborative retail solution infrastructure.
The calculator is intended as a tool to help retailers educate internal constituents about the possible benefits and opportunities of an implementation including voice replacement, collaboration productivity tools, and retail solutions. It is not intended as a definitive business case, and users of this calculator should not use this as the basis for justifying an implementation.
To get started, fill in the appropriate values for your organization in the shaded “input” area for the calculator below to see the potential benefits of a Cisco collaboration solution for your business.
Number of Stores
Number of Phones per Store (average)
Number of Employees at Headquarters
Number of Store Employees per Store (average)
Hourly Wage per Store Employee
Average Hours Worked per Week
Total District/Regional Managers
Average District/Regional Annual Salary per Manager
Number of Transactions per Store per Day (average)
Average Dollar per Transaction
For more details, see the chart below or the Benefits tab.
Use the selection boxes below to tailor your benefit forecast based on the Cisco and Cisco partner solutions you intend to deploy. Selecting or deselecting the boxes below changes the chart at the bottom of the page.
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