SAP Planning for Retail rapid-deployment solution

Streamline retail planning and speed time to value

Develop end-to-end retail plans – quickly and easily, using real-time demand-driven forecasts, common data, and KPIs. With this integrated software-and-service package, you gain access to a centralized repository that can support your planning activities, including efforts to reconcile your merchandising strategies.

  • Leverage closed-loop business processes, based on retail industry best practices
  • Gain insight into KPIs and make informed merchandising decisions
  • Analyze market insights to anticipate new trends and re-plan critical retail channels
  • Eliminate many of the manual processes involved in planning end-to-end retail lifecycles


Customers find the goods they want when retailers use retail planning software to anticipate consumer demand
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Channel Financial Planning

Develop high-level corporate budgets based on multi-year planning horizons. With this solution, you can gain the insight needed to either increase or decrease goods in selling location targets. You can also analyze cross-category margins – and assess historical sales data — to better anticipate customer demand.

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Merchandise Planning

Develop workflows for managing sales, margins, and receipts during an upcoming season, using such KPIs as markdowns, reductions, and inventory. With this integrated solution, you can outline plans and define merchandise, channel, and time hierarchies – and build weekly budgets using open-to-buy plans.

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Leverage Our Expertise

Ensure a quick, easy, and cost-effective go live. Engage our service experts to determine if this rapid deployment is the right fit for your company. Make sure that software requirements are met prior to deployment. And get support at every step – from kick-off to go live.

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