Critical Capabilities for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications

Archived Published: 29 September 2016 ID: G00291730


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This research takes a critical look at the capabilities that will provide large multichannel retailers with the ability to create differentiation and competitive advantage in the market. Retail CIOs should review the capabilities by use case for fit in their organization.

Table of Contents

  • What You Need to Know
  • Analysis
    • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
    • Vendors
      • 7thonline
      • Analyse2
      • Galleria
      • IBM
      • Infor Retail
      • Island Pacific
      • JDA
      • JustEnough
      • Logility
      • Nielsen
      • Oracle
      • Periscope by McKinsey
      • SAS
      • SPI
      • TXT e-solutions
    • Context
    • Product/Service Class Definition
    • Critical Capabilities Definition
      • Multilevel Item Management
      • Must-Have Analytics
      • Advanced Analytics
      • Replenishment & Space Imports
      • Complete End-to-End Merchandising
      • Graphic Content/Images/Visuals
      • Size/Color/Opt/Line/OTB
      • Advanced Item Demand Management
      • Online/Offline/Draft Planning
      • Store/Channel/Item Management
      • Create and Manage Item Attributes
      • Replenishment & Space Exports
      • Create and Manage Flow Plans
      • Create and Manage POs
      • Simultaneous Channel Planning
    • Use Cases
      • CPG and Grocery Merchandising
      • Fashion Merchandising
      • General Merchandising
    • Vendors Added and Dropped
      • Added
      • Dropped
  • Inclusion Criteria
    • Critical Capabilities Rating
    • Appendix: Definitions
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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