Know the Merchandise Planning Landscape
With the pace of change in the retail market continuing to accelerate, now is a great time to evaluate where your planning systems stand compared to other retailers. Boston Retail Partners’ most recent Merchandise Planning Benchmark Report looks at where retailers are today and reveals that for many retailers, there is still a long way to go in the quest for a complete, end-to-end set of systems and processes that will allow them to plan effectively in this age of heightened competition.
Notable survey findings include:
• 82% of retailers offer different assortments across channels
• 44% indicate that improving analytics is a top priority
• 21% indicate that disparate systems and process challenges are the biggest planning obstacles
Sponsored by TXT Retail, the BRM Merchandise Planning Benchmark Report will give you another data point with which to evaluate where your planning capabilities stand in relation to your retail competitors. Summer is upon us but soon the rush of back-to-school, fall and the holiday season will be here. Do you planning systems give you the capabilities you need to make your channels successful this holiday season?
Take a few minutes now to check out the merchandise planning landscape – CLICK HERE to get your copy of the report.