Merchandising And Planning

The fight to gain share in the increasingly competitive marketplace requires retailers and wholesalers to be flexible to respond to the evolving business environment. We help retailers create the proper planning foundation, both organisationally and through business process enhancement, to ensure they are set up to deliver a unique and compelling assortment. As business needs change, we provide the tools to maximise sales and margin through effective inventory management.

Our Merchandising and Planning services include:

  • Localisation strategies and program mobilisation.
  • Multichannel category and assortment optimisation; SKU rationalisation.
  • Industry benchmarking and organisational transformation.
  • Inventory effectiveness. Manage inventory from end to end through forecasting, allocation, product flow, open to buy, replenishment and markdown management.
  • Planning toolkit and training and change management programs. Cost containment. React to changes in business needs by effectively managing key cost drivers: organisation and inventory.