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2.4.2015 The new assortment management model - distribution levels

The distribution levels for novelties during the transition from the basket based allocation model to the new assortment management model.

From the June price list period onwards (2nd June 2015) the shop categories in use are based to the new assortment management model. This means that

  • Novelties to the general selection in between 6th Aug 2014 – 8th Dec 2014 will receive a distribution comparable to the current basket based distribution until the beginning of October 2015.
  • Novelties to the general selection in between 9th Dec 2014 – 6th Apr 2015 will receive a distribution comparable to the current basket based distribution until the beginning of the first price list period 2016.
  • Novelties to the general selection (from Purchase plan 1/2015) in between 7th Apr 2015 – 30th Jun 2015 will receive a distribution comparable to the current basket based distribution until the end of the first price list period in 2016.

From the above mentioned dates onwards the products’ distribution are subject to the results of Cyclic Monitoring. Distribution levels for novelties after 1st of July are informed in the Purchase Plan 02-2015 and they are already according to the new assortment management model.

The attached table shows the corresponding basket based distribution compared to the new shop categories including the respective current number of shops.