Logility Positioned in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications

Positioning Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute

ATLANTA — October 19, 2016 — Logility, Inc., a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions, today announced the company was positioned in Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications.
According to the report, "The hypercompetitive retail landscape has not slowed, and customers' expectations of a unified retail experience continue to challenge multichannel retailers as they transform to digital business." This year's Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications states, "Big data combined with advanced analytics and algorithmic approaches is required to create store–specific assortments that are aligned to specific customer behavior segments." Logility Voyager Solutions™ provides built–in advanced analytics with highly visual key performance indicators (KPIs) that allow retailers to operate on an exception basis, allocate their human resources more strategically, and deliver a higher level of customer service.

"As shopper expectations evolve, retailers are finding it more difficult to deliver a consistent experience across multiple channels while minimizing inventory investments and improving customer service," said Allan Dow, president, Logility. "By breaking down information silos, boosting visibility and eliminating error–prone spreadsheets, Logility Voyager Solutions delivers a comprehensive retail planning and optimization platform driven by advanced analytics to automate merchandise, assortment, allocation, and replenishment planning. Leading retailers have chosen Logility to help shorten lead times, reduce inventory risk, improve service, and increase margins."
Source: Gartner, Inc. Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications, Robert Hetu 01 September 2016.

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About Logility
With more than 1,250 customers worldwide, Logility is a leading provider of collaborative supply chain optimization and advanced retail planning solutions that help small, medium, large, and Fortune 500 companies realize substantial bottom–line results in record time.  Logility Voyager Solutions is a complete supply chain management and retail optimization solution that features a performance monitoring architecture and provides supply chain visibility; demand, inventory and replenishment planning; Sales and Operations Planning (S&OP); Integrated Business Planning (IBP); supply and inventory optimization; manufacturing planning and scheduling; retail merchandise planning and allocation; and transportation    planning and management. Logility customers include Big Lots, Fender Musical Instruments, Parker Hannifin, Verizon Wireless, and VF Corporation. Logility is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMSWA), named one of the 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America by Forbes. For more information about Logility, call 800–762–5207 USA or visit https://logilityinc.wpengine.com.

Forward–Looking Statements
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