Merchandise & Assortment Management

Build and manage customer-centric merchandising plans.


Improve alignment with strategic mix and assortment goals.

Lossless representation of network, assortment & market knowledge

Model the complete distribution and retail network with :o9’s Enterprise Knowledge Graph. Include products at the level required to support all decisions. Incorporate external and unstructured information to determine the most competitive offering.

Data-backed performance and opportunities visibility

Review plans and investments across your products, channels and regional dimensions. Deploy AI-based analytics. Capture fast-changing customer sentiment. Make progress towards the annual plan, focused on ROI.

Pricing, Promotions and markdown Analytics

Use real-time analytics to understand the efficacy of pricing and promotional events. Deploy instant changes to capture the full potential of your assortment. Collaborate with all the stakeholders involved.

Real Time Scenario Planning – P&L Gap Closure, Open-to-Buy

Drive all plan review & finalization, tightly coupled to the P&L. Build alternatives to consider on the fly. Pick decisions to bring actuals inline with strategic goals. Deploy the optimal Open To Buy plans.

Responsive, Omni-channel merchandise and assortment optimization.

Use a flexible modeling framework to model variations in product flow and frequency. Support the ability to drive the right mix and assortment. Make better inventory decisions across all relevant channels (direct, offline and online).


Visualize the Future to Build Iteratively and Rapidly towards the vision. It is the practical way.

Departments: Merchandising, Store management, eCommerce, Distribution, Brand line management, Category management, Promotion & Trade.