JDA Category Management Self-Assessment

Identify the opportunities in your business

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JDA has worked with over 6,000 companies worldwide and assembled what we believe are the best-in-class retail and supply chain capabilities. We invite you to complete a comprehensive and complimentary Category Management Self- Assessment to benchmark your company against the very best. We think you will find this to be a valuable educational exercise that you can share with your colleagues.

JDA VALUE ASSESSMENT FOR CATEGORY MANAGEMENT

Value Drivers

Low

Medium

High

One Time Value

Inventory reduction

$5,738,000

$7,172,500

$8,607,000

Increase Revenue

Revenue Lift

$28,690,000

$57,380,000

$86,070,000

Margin on Revenue Lift

$9,180,800

$18,361,600

$27,542,400

New Product Introductions

$6,250

$25,000

$62,500

Margin on New Product Introductions

$2,000

$8,000

$20,000

Improve Margin Rate

Improve Margin Rate by better planning and product placement

$13,771,200

$34,428,000

$73,446,400

Reduce Expenses

Store Labor Savings

$2,265,000

$3,020,000

$3,775,000

Inventory Carrying Costs

$573,800

$717,250

$860,700

Category Management Efficiency

$75,000

$150,000

$300,000

 

 

 

 

Recurring Savings (1 year)

$25,867,800

$56,684,850

$105,944,500

Recurring Savings  (5 years)

$129,339,000

$283,424,250

$529,722,500

One-Time Savings

$5,738,000

$7,172,500

$8,607,000




Upon completion of the Category Management Self-Assessment, you will receive a personalized report measuring your category management operations against best-in-class standards. Your value assessment will highlight areas for potential improvement in a multi-dimensional spider chart. Using your own financial metrics, we can compare your company to similarly sized companies in your industry and show you ways to gain competitive advantage and grow your market share. Your report will also include examples and results from numerous case studies, illustrating the benefits you can achieve through optimal category management.

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Learn strategies for high impact improvements in each of the following areas, as well as how these functions are interrelated:

  • Planning
  • Data & analysis
  • Clustering
  • Assortment planning
  • Planogram & compliance

To complete the assessment, download a simple worksheet to collaborate with your colleagues and gather the required information. Then, follow the link to complete the answers. The self-assessment is a complimentary report with unique industry knowledge and insight. There is no fee for this service and no obligation.