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Merchandise and Assortment Planning Solutions

Achieve corporate goals by creating profitable merchandise, channel, and assortment plans

Perform highly collaborative merchandise and assortment planning with best-practice planning tools and next-generation technologies from SAP. By providing a unified retail planning and analytics platform, our software allows you to:

  • Simplify and streamline the planning process to maximize sales and margins, while reducing the time to plan
  • Build localized assortments that are relevant for customers
  • Balance the art and science of planning with predictive analytics

Learn more about our solutions for merchandise and assortment planning

Going Global with Fast, Hot and Trendy Fashion

TALLY WEiJL is a leading international fashion company that designs, produces and sells affordable fashion for young women. Wildly successful, they’ve opened new stores throughout Europe, at times more than a hundred per year. At that rate, they knew it was time to seek stronger, more scalable planning and management tools.

Solution Capabilities

Explore the capabilities of SAP solutions for merchandise and assortment planning:

Channel Planning

Create a financial plan across all available selling channels

Plan comparable, non-comparable, and new-store sales performance down to individual selling locations using an integrated planning process. With channel planning software from SAP, you can:

  • Create plans at the individual store level for the entire merchandise hierarchy
  • Build new-store sales estimates based on historical sales for similar stores
Merchandise Planning

Achieve your corporate goals quickly and efficiently by creating more accurate merchandise plans 

Align sales, margin, and inventory targets by channel with corporate financial objectives using SAP solutions that enable you to:

  • Leverage best-practice templates to efficiently plan key metrics, including sales, margin, inventory, and receipt flow 
  • Plan to the lowest level of the merchandise hierarchy by channel, week, and season
  • Build detailed open-to-buy plans that are aligned with merchandise financial and location targets
Assortment Planning and Optimization

Maximize sales and margins by creating localized product assortments for stores

Place the right product mix in the right stores with SAP software. By providing next-generation planning functionality and real-time predictive analytics, our software enables you to:

  • Select and plan the right product mix for your stores
  • Speed planning to improve efficiency
  • Apply attributes, metrics, and clustering techniques to optimally group locations
  • Create initial purchase recommendations and allocation instructions to improve receipt flow and inventory levels

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Get the support you need to efficiently implement and operate your SAP solutions – and take advantage of new technologies. We offer a range of support services, from foundation level to strategic engagement and co-innovation.

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