One buy sheet, hundreds of unique assortments

daVinci’s Assortment Planning software inspires merchants to buy inventory with our state-of-the-art buy calculation engine to support their omni-channels.

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What is daVinci Assortment Planning?

Get back time… with manually time intensive tasks eliminated with daVinci Buying, merchants can now focus on fine tuning their buy quantification. daVinci Assortment Planning includes an additional calculation engine designed for multi-channel, multi door retailers to improve micro marketing customer centric buying. Where daVinci Buying improves team productivity, daVinci Assortment Planning elevates the team to the next level of buy decisions to improve margin and profitability by 2-5%.

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Centralize. Integrate. Automate.

  • Backed by a single, centralized enterprise database. All your buyers, planners, allocators and managers can work simultaneously with everything in one place and integrated with your internal systems.

  • Eliminate team stress and management frustrations from looking at inconsistent data at those weekly meetings. Get standardized reports with up to the minute updates at the push of a button. Data updates automatically from your internal systems without user intervention.

  • Seamless integration to your PO system to eliminate duplication of data entry. Commit buys with a single click and send information directly to your PO system without re-keying.

  • daVinci Assortment Planning streamlines the entire merchandising team’s buying activities and shortens merchandise procurement lead time.

Insight Driven

  • We’ve been honing our craft for over 15 years at daVinci. Before that, we were retail merchants and planners. We’ve taken all that experience and embedded it into our application.

  • You benefit immediately from our out-of-the-box analytics capabilities not possible in spreadsheets. Our pre-configured reports incorporate industry best practices such as on-demand storyboards and product mix analysis.

  • New insights lead to better understanding, lead to additional questions and what if scenarios while you plan, not seen with existing BI tools.

Tailor your Buys

  • Create unique assortments for each micro market using daVinci’s multi-dimensional buy tailoring tool.

  • True to our namesake, daVinci, and in keeping with his motto “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication”, daVinci Assortment Planning utilizes our trademark CCI (Complexity Compression Interace) to deliver multi faceted, high density and multi dimensional data elements to allow merchants to plan unique assortments in a single view at the click of a button, replacing hundreds of individual spreadsheets.

  • Plan by omni-channel, multi-commerce, multi-door/store, or multi-dimensional micro market clusters to cater to your customers’ unique needs.

  • Incorporate product attribute characteristics for each unique micro market and product category for ultra granular mixed planning.

Precision Buy Quantification

  • Simplify buy quantification for merchants through the use of robust behind the scenes multi layered calculations taking out the need for guess work by invoking proprietary calculation engine designed for multi-channel micro assortments.

  • Built in constraints ensure business realities such as vendor or presentation minimums are accounted for in buy calculations.

  • Powerful aggregation and spreading capabilities to ensure the buy quantity feeds the right stores, providing Allocation with the road map they never had.

Insulate your Enterprise

  • Staff turnover is a business reality today. Ensure your plans are secure and accessible even when your team member leaves the company.

  • Created by merchants for merchants, our highly intuitive planning application ensures new team members can pickup quickly minimizing the impact of downtime. daVinci quickly becomes the go to application of choice for merchants.

  • With automated data integration from other internal systems to ensure you get one version of the truth, from everyone on the team.

  • Standardized reports at the click of a button eliminates the need for spreadsheet style pivot reports that only one person in the company knows how to run.

Built to Grow with You

  • Designed and purpose built for large enterprise retailers, daVinci was architected with robust full featured, modular capabilities that enables daVinci to grow with you.

  • Highly flexible, utilizing industry standard integration, allows you to change your other internal systems with ease and with minimal impact to your merchant team.

  • daVinci is your mission critical connection that bridges your strategic merchandising direction and financial goals to your supply chain.

Learn how one of Europe’s largest sports retailers uses daVinci to buy according to its unique needs.

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Extend daVinci Assortment Planning with apps

Vendor Catalog, Buy Plan Importer, Mobile Apps, and Size Profiling and Clustering are some of the value added applications to augment your productivity and buy precision needs.

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Connect to your Strategic Financial Roadmap

Compliment your daVinci Assortment Planning solution with daVinci Merchandise Financial Planning to ensure synchronicity of buy execution with financial road map and constant visibility to your Open-to-Buy (OTB).

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