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Voyager Merchandise Planning

Increase profitability at the chain and store level

IImproving your retail merchandising financial planning processes provides a superior omni-channel customer experience, and can increase profits and strengthen brands. Logility Voyager Merchandise Planning™ helps put products in front of customers more effectively and profitably by optimizing and automating merchandise and assortment planning at the chain, channel, forecasted and store levels. It converts high-level financial goals into chain and store-level plans for both financial and unit profiles to maximize sales potential while minimizing markdowns and out-of-stocks.

 

Using historical merchandise performance and projections of future sales, Voyager Merchandise Planning creates balanced merchandise and store plans that you can ship to quickly and efficiently, managing large numbers of planning levels, planning variables, and hundreds of stores and formats. You can perform open-to-buy planning by units and dollars, financial margin planning, and unit ladder planning. Inputs from financial plans, general ledger, and accounting allow you to maintain financial controls over your merchandise plans.

“This system gives us the forecasting and automation functionality needed to manage replenishment merchandise, and the control required to manage products with shorter life-cycles.”   – SVP Buying and Merchandising, Clarks

 

 

Deliver a comprehensive omni-channel plan

Voyager Merchandise Planning works seamlessly with Logility Voyager Allocation™ to form a comprehensive retail solution that reaches from the chain level to store-specific allocation and replenishment. You can easily forecast channels, new stores, renovated stores, and stores with limited sales history data based on a single known store or the average of many.

Voyager Merchandise Planning lets you:

  • Balance plans at all levels, from company goals to SKU, from chain to store, from year to season, month, and week
  • Gain new insight into Class-level and SKU-level investments to achieve financial plans
  • Work from a powerful standard set of planning variables, and define your own variables, calculations and rules
  • Update store financial and unit sales and stock plans
  • Combine with Voyager Assortment Planning to optimize merchandise collections
  • Automate tedious tasks with proven workflows to quickly achieve reliable results and increased confidence

Is Voyager Merchandise Planning a fit for your retail business?

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