Here at TXT MAPLE LAKE, we strive to be different to all of the other software vendors out there, and to this extent we have created product information pages that are more than just the regular marketing blurb. These information pages promise to be highly entertaining as well as informative, so let the fun begin…
QuickPlan is a highly sophisticated and unique merchandise and store planning solution that makes it quick and easy for the planners to build new and accurate plans to help the business deliver the growth strategy.
In real terms, what that means is that you can create strategic plans, merchandise plans & store plans and ensure that they all balance and support a common direction for the business. This ability to set a growth target for the overall business, and then be able to validate how this can be delivered from the store portfolio as well as through the product areas will help retailers co-ordinate the buying, logistics and distribution demands throughout the year with the common goal set at the start.
The solution can support a wide variety of planning approaches, but most will be based around a common approach using some or all of the following stages:
So how does the solution achieve these magnificent feats of planning?
Firstly, it has been designed in a highly innovative way based around our direct experiences of planning in retail, rather than led by a new and shiny technological gizmo.
Secondly, and this is probably the most important, the application has an extremely sophisticated engine to perform all of the necessary calculations, but most of this is hidden to the end user – we keep it extremely simple and easy to use. Merchandiser planners have enough to deal with, without us loading them up with a hard to use system!
We have loaded the solution with lots of really useful features to make it quicker and easier to plan, including:
– Flexible hierarchy management & alternative hierarchy usage
– Spreading & locking of data within a plan
– Store-to-Store modelling; to help plan new stores
– Drag & Drop plan-to-plan transfers, making it easy to exchange data with other planners
– User processes to automate repetitive tasks
– Easy view management; users can create and manage their own screen layouts
As you can see from this exciting and informative information page the QuickPlan solution provides an easy to use, sophisticated and personally thrilling merchandise and store planning solution. It’ll help you balance your product and store needs, identify and control your Open To Buy, and will brew the perfect cup of coffee every time*.
To find out more about QuickPlan and TXT MAPLE LAKE, then simply contact us here. We’d love to talk to you.
*Brewing times may vary.
Company Founded: 2001
Head Office: Toronto, Canada
Satellite Offices: USA, UK, Australia
First Client: Roots Canada