Retail

Connected Planning for retailers

Optimizing business performance in retail

Achieve merchandising excellence, financial discipline, workforce efficiency, and supply chain agility. Because of fast-changing shopper preferences, complex supply chains, trade uncertainties and digitally led channel-agnostic customer journeys, retail companies must reinvent their business models faster and more often, requiring data-driven decision making and collaboration that connects everyone in the organization. Enter Connected Planning, the only planning solution that connects the key decision-making processes within and across merchandising, finance, workforce, and supply chain to provide complete visibility and control over performance.

Solutions we provide

Merchandising and category planning

Empower merchants and category teams with full visibility and control over financial plans, assortment strategies, pricing plans, inventory, and buy plans across wholesale, retail, and direct-to-consumer channels.

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Finance Chart

Finance transformation

Deliver predictable results and sustainable growth by gaining full visibility across the drivers of financial performance in all areas of the organization, down to the store level.

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Workforce People

Workforce planning

Lower operating costsby optimizing workforce strategies and plans across front-office and back-office functions.

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Supply Chain Boxes

Supply chain planning

Reduce inventory levels, improve service levelsand cost-to-serve across channels by connecting sales forecasts, demand signals, capacity, inventory, and returns projections.

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Customers we’ve helped

Carter’s removes 4–6 days of inventory and saved $25 million in inventory costs.

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Amer Sports reduces time to set sales targets by 70% while standardizing target-setting around the globe, and restructuring the sales team to create smarter, more specialized sales roles.

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Circle K

Circle K achieves an accurately aligned 18-month rolling demand and supply forecast with 100% visibility to current inventory.

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News to read


Forrester TEITM study

Define and manage commercial targets (vol, rev, trade spend, margin) across brands, channelsand customers.

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Forrester TEITM study

Define and manage commercial targets (vol, rev, trade spend, margin) across brands, channelsand customers.

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 The State of 
 Connected Planning 

Read about the biggest challenges facing retail planning professionals and their insights on solving them.

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 The State of 
 Connected Planning 

Read about the biggest challenges facing retail planning professionals and their insights on solving them.

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Upcoming Events

Meet us and other customers at one of our conferences, trade shows, user group forums, or webinars.

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Resources to explore

The Anaplan platform

The industry-leading, cloud-based platform to connect data, people, and plans across the enterprise.

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The Anaplan platform

The industry-leading, cloud-based platform to connect data, people, and plans across the enterprise.

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Anaplan App Hub

Accelerate your journey with 200+ pre-built planning models designed to solve your complex challenges.

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Anaplan App Hub

Accelerate your journey with 200+ pre-built planning models designed to solve your complex challenges.

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Partners

Over 175 consulting and technology partners help customers drive success with our solutions.

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Partners

Over 175 consulting and technology partners help customers drive success with our solutions.

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