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Turn customer engagement into your profit engine with merchandise financial planning

In retail, evolving demand, supply chain issues, and consumer evolution create unique challenges. With merchandise financial planning, industry leaders are increasing profits and margins while enhancing the customer experience.





Collaborative planning, scenario modelling, and dynamic forecasting across a single merchandise financial planning process are not only possible – they are now essential for better, faster ‘moment of truth’ decisions.



Transform your merchandise planning toward profitable growth

Anaplan enables a unified, collaborative approach to the entire merchandise financial planning life cycle.

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Meet the Zero Consumer

In light of the modern-day consumer’s shopping behaviors and spending habits, retailers need a flexible, dynamic, and collaborative merchandise financial planning platform to stay ahead of the zero loyalty and zero patience of today’s consumer.

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Master real time demand

Demand signals have a shelf life. Anaplan helps retailers sense and respond in real-time to capture additional revenue and profit in an ever-changing, omni-channel shopping environment. Get the last bit of value for each inch of shelf space.

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Turn inventory into fast cash

Reduce excess inventory costs, markdowns, and shrunk while maximizing working capital, revenues, profitability. Anaplan helps retailers reduce omni-channel costs by capturing key financial data in real time at every stage of the merchandise planning process.

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“One of the clear benefits that I see is the forecast accuracy—this has helped us have the right stock level throughout all our sites.”

Magnus Tagtstrom, Senior Director of Supply Chain Optimization, Circle K

Why do the top retail leaders plan with Anaplan?

Learn from the challenges and achievements of innovative companies and retail leaders shaping the future through aligned, collaborative merchandise financial planning

Let’s discuss Merchandise Financial Planning goals

Improve efficiency and focus on driving higher gross margins and better item productivity with merchandise financial planning. Fill out the form and we’ll connect you with an expert.