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Merchandising & Planning Case Studies
Optimizing Strategic Category Management Capabilities
Development of a prioritized and actionable roadmap to achieve a more consistent and efficient future state and to support strategic objectives
Omnichannel Retailer Forecasting and Replenishment System Implementation
Ensuring the successful implementation and adoption of a new global retail forecasting and replenishment system through project leadership, business process transformation, and organizational alignment
Merchandising Financial Planning Process Redesign
Designing and implementing new processes and a new planning calendar to improve visibility and achieve gross margin and inventory turn objectives
Holistic Merchandising Organizational Design
Designing and implementing a cohesive, team-based merchandising organization based on leading industry practices and enabling better partnership, scalability, and retention
Allocation Process Redesign & Organizational Enhancements
Assessing and redesigning business processes, key roles, and use of existing systems to more strategically allocate inventory, while enhancing decision-making capabilities and supporting growth objectives
Demand Forecasting and Replenishment System Selection
Thorough assessment and selection of a solution set that will demonstrably improve forecasting, planning, and reporting capabilities, while providing better support and efficiencies to customer-facing roles
Merchandise Planning, Allocation, and Size/Pack Optimization Software Selection
Leveraging deep retail industry and solution expertise, while maintaining objectivity to assess and select a solution set that will enable improved and efficient merchandising activities and reduce manual tasks
Merchandising Capability Assessment and Roadmap
Deep dive evaluation of merchandising and related processes, systems, and organization to develop a multi-year transformation roadmap, commencing with quick wins and change management to bolster results
Specialty Retailer MFP System Implementation
Leveraging deep industry knowledge to implement an MFP solution and deliver leading-practice future state capabilities, while enabling holistic views of inventory, gross margin, and sales
Omni Assortment Planning and Item Planning (APIP) Implementation
Leading the implementation of an APIP solution to deliver desired future state capabilities, resulting in improved business efficiencies and better overall visibility into the planning processes
Assortment and Item Planning Implementation
Design of new, integrated planning processes and configuration of an assortment and item planning system to deliver the desired future state capabilities
Merchandise Planning Capabilities Design and Roadmap
Deep dive evaluation of existing processes, systems, and organization, as well as comprehensive design of new end-to-end planning capabilities and assessment of solutions to support the client’s vision
Merchandising Business Process Transformation
Assessment of merchandising business process and organizational root causes, as well as development and implementation of an actionable roadmap to support a client’s strategic omnichannel model.
Core Merchandising and Finance Solution Selection
Solution evaluation and selection to support industry leading business processes and enable a consistent real-time, global view of inventory.
Global Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP) Implementation
Widespread transformation of planning processes and capabilities to support strategic growth plans, standardize business processes, and improve key retail performance measurements.
Core Merchandising and Finance System Implementation
Pilot implementation of a major retail enterprise software system to adopt industry leading practices, improve inventory positioning, enhance data management, and provide key competitive advantages.
Core Merchandising Assessment and Roadmap
Evaluation of existing merchandising processes, tools and organization to develop a comprehensive multi-year transformational roadmap.
Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP) System Selection
Designing the future process and evaluating a merchandising solution to enable strategic planning and enhance visibility into inventory across multiple channels.
International Retail Transformation and Expansion
Program management and industry expertise to support an international retail planning, forecasting and replenishment transformation and expansion, encompassing multiple merchandising systems, processes and teams.
Merchandising System Implementation
Program management and project support for a merchandising system transformation, encompassing merchandise planning, replenishment and markdown systems.
Quality Assurance and Risk Audit
Deep dive assessment of a strategic core merchandising system implementation to ensure a successful project outcome.
Merchandising Training Program
Designing and delivering a comprehensive merchandising training program to enhance merchandising team capabilities and support strategic initiatives.
Integrated Planning Strategy and Package Selection
Selection of a solution and recommendations for a new integrated planning model and organizational plan to support aggressive international growth plans.
Development of comprehensive, detailed training plans, curriculum and materials to support implementation of new merchandise financial planning processes and system.
Defining the assortment planning process best suited to future organizational structure.
Organizational Model Transformation
Redefining merchandising processes, roles, responsibilities & reporting structures to support domestic and international channels and banners.
Software Strategy and Selection
Selection of a multi-channel merchandise planning and allocation solution to drive sales and gross profit growth.
Omnichannel Merchandise Financial Planning System Implementation
Comprehensive MFP solution implementation to optimize retail sales planning and inventory cost planning and enable a holistic, global view of the company.
Merchandise Planning Implementation
Deployment of a Merchandise Financial Planning (MFP) solution utilizing an agile methodology, including software configuration, integration and testing.
Integrated Merchandise Planning
A roadmap and plan for the build out of an integrated planning organization, improved business process and integrated planning solutions.
Wholesale reorganization and re-training of a retail merchandising and planning organization based on cutting edge merchandising practices.
Multi-Channel Planning Strategy and Process
Articulation of a global, multi-channel planning strategy including innovative processes and a four-year roadmap for implementation.