This app allows planners to generate a merchandise financial plan and incorporate that plan into a store sales plan and product assortment plan. This plan will then translate to a buy model for both product and visual merchandise.
Forecast new product introductions based on a number of different attributes and seasonality to plan out a monthly volume and revenue for your new products.
Set up monthly seasonality assumptions from the brand, down to the SKU level that can be driven by a number of different historical metrics.
The landing dashboards for each role give an overview of metrics pertaining to each dashboard that is unique for each role within the app.
Set a tops-down financial goal by brand and channel that will then be pushed down based on the disaggregation. The sales breakout can also be overridden at each lower level of the merchandise planning process.
Plan your discount % down to the product and store level. Easily visualize when your discount seasons are. View your comparison between your tops-down sales target and your bottoms-up sales based on discount %'s.
A tops-down plan that incorporates seasonality and allows users to define custom clustering profiles for your stores.
Determine the right product assortment based on user defined store clusters
Manage discounting and see the immediate impact on margin erosion
Determine buy quantities based on inventory flow driven by supplier constraints. Determine if plan is executable
Visual Merchandise Planning
Determine visual merchandise requirements based on new store startups and existing inventory
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