JDA Software

Creating and managing successful product assortments is increasingly challenging in today’s environment of evolving consumer diversity, dynamic cross-channel shopping patterns, and rising service-level expectations. JDA Assortment helps retailers profitably meet consumer needs by linking buying decisions to actual shopper profiles and by bridging the gap between merchandise financial planning and item-level decisions.

How does it solve your business challenges?

JDA Assortment combines in-depth analytics, consumer purchase preferences, complete assortment lifecycle planning, and sizing and pre-pack optimization into one simple, easy-to-use workflow. Stakeholders can analyze, plan, execute and distribute demand-driven assortments in an exception-based, automated methodology across all retail channels and verticals — with continuous visibility into key performance indicators and the ability to assess and adapt strategies mid-season.  

What are the benefits?

  • Improved consumer centricity with targeted local assortments
  • More profitable decisions stemming from closed-loop planning and receipt-flow optimization that incorporates supply chain constraints
  • Enhanced forecasting based on seasonal profiling
  • Decreased supply chain costs and improved allocation

Why JDA?

JDA Assortment enables tailored assortments that are space aware, network aware and in alignment with organizational financial objectives. The solution enables planning and executing to a “sell” methodology — in which retailers buy only what they can sell — for minimal inventory and fewer markdowns. JDA also delivers a faster, more cost-effective and streamlined implementation with end-to-end workflow configured to specific retailer needs.  

What Customers Are Saying

JDA Allocation is helping us reduce markdowns, leading to an improvement in our overall margins. In essence, the system ensures that the right product is delivered to the right place at the right time.

Gary King
chief information officer
Chico's FAS, Inc.