Sample Report 15. Year to year comparison

Report Description

The report compares Net Sales values between two years, selected by user of the report.

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Report Content

Year selection allows to select two years where one year will be compared against another.

Filters by website, store, customer group.

Column chart shows Net Sales by website (with drilldown to stores) for both years in comparison.

Timeline chart shows Net Sales and Rolling Net Sales values by month.

Table lists breakdown of Net Sales values by product category together with measures for both years and their absolute and relative difference.

How it works?

This report is created based on data from Magento e-commerce platform. Any online store build with usage of Magento (1-st or 2-nd version) can have this report installed with Power BI integration extension for Magento that enables business intelligence functionality in Magento store.

The report is hosted by Power BI Service from Microsoft. It is connected to a dataset, created and published to Power BI Service by Power BI Sales Cube extension installed on Magento e-commerce platform.

The report automatically updates its data every hour. it is based on demo magento data where several new orders are generated every day.

The process of data update involves:

  • incremental latest data extraction
  • incremental update of sales cube data warehouse structure
  • incremental loading of latest data to Power BI via REST API

Such report may be accessible by different Power BI users of the same organization. Also, users may access it using Power BI Mobile App on Android, iOS or Windows Phone.

How to get this report for your Magento store?

The report is based on Sales Cube dataset provided with Power BI Sales Cube extension for Magento. After installing the extension, user may create and configure dataset with Magento data that will be avialable in Power BI Service. The extension comes with a report template for this report.

Easily edit or create more reports

This report is intended to provide out of the box functionlity together with Power BI Integration extension. And even though, this report could already bring value to the business, it is just an example of what could be created based on Sales Cube dataset. It could easily be edited and adjusted to comany needs.

From simple reporting to more advanced analytics, integration with Power BI opens lot of possibilities for Magento merchants.

Check out more examples of reports and read about Power BI Intergration with Magento platform to get more information on how this and other reports can help your business.