Management One was established in 1990 to provide merchandise planning for independent retail businesses. Gathering information from a retailers POS system, a very accurate sales forecast with projected inventory levels can be created. This forecast is created monthly by classification so that each class maximizes sales goals so that accurate monthly Open-to-Buy budgets are created for the future 12 months.
The best merchandise planning is interactive. Communication and gut-level instinct argument bottom-up planning. The input from your store, special events, changes in the market, emerging trends plus many other factors are woven together to generate your monthly merchandise plan.