Gartner Research

Critical Capabilities for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications

Published: 25 August 2015

ID: G00273684

Analyst(s): Robert Hetu


Each retail segment requires an individual approach to retail merchandise assortment management. Retail CIOs should review the different segment-driven use cases in this research to identify application capabilities that can be differentiators that will impact the business.

Table Of Contents

What You Need to Know


  • Critical Capabilities Use-Case Graphics
  • Vendors
    • 7thonline
    • Galleria
    • IBM
    • Island Pacific
    • JDA Software
    • Logility
    • Oracle
    • Periscope, a McKinsey Solution
    • Predictix
    • SAS
    • SPI
    • TXT e-solutions
  • Context
  • Product/Service Class Definition
  • Critical Capabilities Definition
    • Item Clustering (Manual or Dynamic)
    • Item Analytics With Visualization
    • Import Merchandise Financial Plan
    • Import Data From Space Management
    • Import Data From Replenishment
    • Import Graphical Content
    • Support Size and Color Variations
    • Online and Offline Planning Updates
    • Item-Level Demand Management
    • Store/Channel/Item Assignment
    • Export Plans to Allocation
    • Export Plans: Replenishment & Space
    • Manage Product Flow
    • Create and Manage PO
    • Export Item Data to MDM
  • Use Cases
    • CPG and Grocery Merchandising
    • Fashion Merchandising
    • General Merchandising

Inclusion Criteria

  • Critical Capabilities Rating

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