Ensuring customers can find the products they want, when they want them determines whether those products are driving sales or drawing dust. JDA Space & Category Management / Intactix helps construct, manage and optimize detailed retail planograms that enable companies to optimize merchandise space allocations and efficiently execute demand-driven category and assortment management plans.


Business Challenge
By matching merchandise strategies with the way consumers shop, JDA Space & Category Management / Intactix helps you determine how much product to sell, how long it will take to sell it and how much to keep in stock. Tracking fixture types and dimensions at each store enables you to monitor available space and how much product will fit on each fixture. By using the advanced three-dimensional graphics engine you can see exactly how your store presentation will look.

Bottom Line Benefits

  • Increased sales, profits and inventory return on investment by optimizing space allocations
  • Reductions in markdowns and merchandise transfer costs
  • Elimination of inaccurate assortments
  • Ability to increase customer satisfaction with demand-driven planning

supply-chain-8Why JDA 
JDA Space & Category Management / Intactix offers store-specific, micro-merchandising and collaboration capabilities that efficiently optimize the position, performance and layout of product categories for better alignment with local consumer demand.

JDA Space & Category Management / Intactix applications assist retailers and manufacturers in leveraging their category management expertise. The applications provide the correct assortment of products needed for the planograms and can easily be used to create planograms and floor plans for stores. The software provides the capabilities to increase assortment and shelf space opportunities without adding head count. JDA Space & Category Management / Intactix maximizes each store’s contribution through the development and execution of optimized assortments to increase product and store productivity.

JDA Space & Category Management / Intactix software provides retailers and suppliers the tools to eliminate the guesswork involved in determining the most effective products for shelf space to best meet customer demands and increase profits while reducing the impact of out-of-stocks. Insight leads to action. As an example, reducing a planogram from 24 feet to 16 feet results in added savings and benefits.

This reduction in square footage can:

  • Reduce POG inventory 45 percent – SKUs are not cut, just capacity, cost and units
  • Provide an increased ROI of up to 38 percent
  • Free up space for more cross-category or private label opportunities

By utilizing the JDA Space & Category Management / Intactix suite of products, retailers and manufacturers are able to increase the efficiencies of resources, enhance the retail or consumer coverage, and improve business processes while also increasing the flexibility and scalability deeper and more widely across the organization. A distinct competitive advantage is created through the increased efficiency of workflow and effectiveness of people.

The implementation process begins with a full analysis and benchmark of the retailer to create and refine best practices and future models to begin to leverage the efficiencies of the software and processes right away. It is a quick start approach to faster ROI to help achieve benefits now, not years later.