Anaplan for Retail | Assortment & Buy

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Finance, Supply chain


Consumer Products, Retail


America, Asia Pacific, Europe, Global, Middle East

Anaplan connected planning is a very agile technology to create next gen planning capabilities and meet advanced business requirements of fashion retailers and luxury brands.

Plan the ideal mix of merchandise for each market, channel, and store cluster, supported by real-time collaboration and simulations.

VISEO’s app for Assortment & Buy helps fashion brands and retailers foster best practices and replace spreadsheets with faster and more collaborative solutions:

  • Determine the optimal assortment for each unique location, channel, and customer segment.
  • Ensure more consistency and commonality between brands and regions.
  • Optimize buy and stock management at region/warehouse levels.
  • Implement store-specific allocation logic.
  • Ensure alignment with merchandise financial targets.
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With a proven expertise and over 20 years working beside fashion retailers and luxury brands, VISEO is offering next-gen planning capabilities to optimize every aspect of the planning process, from financial ambitions for next year, to in-season tactical optimizations at both store and customer levels.

We have designed our Assortment & Buy solution to help you:

  • Ensure brand consistency and communality in the process of determining assortments with respect to financial goals.
  • Fine-tune assortments at size/style/color when required.
  • Predict the future demand for new products using demand profiles and historical data.
  • Modelize promotion management, halo, and cannibalization relationships.
  • Ensure a fluid collaboration between merch teams, buyers, supply chain, and production.

Solution features

  • Dynamic clustering of stores considering multiple attributes, benchmarks, and history data (locations, demographics, storage).
  • Determination and valorization of optimal assortments for each unique location, channel, and customer segment.
  • Fine-tuning of assortments at any size/style/color.
  • Assortment rollup and reconciliation with targets and multiple points of comparison (avg. or similar products).
  • Life-cycle planning: Demand profiles and curves over the time horizon for new products, created manually or automatically.
  • Size grid ratios used in real time.
  • Optimized allocations and store set-ups to maximize sales potentials and minimize supply chain costs.