28.4.2014 News about the assortment management reform
Some new information will be included in the Alko extranet sales reports:
- Sales during the last 26-week period, weighted and non-weighted distribution. The period of 26 weeks corresponds to the 6-month monitoring period, which will be used in the new model.
- The product's ranking in its segment.
- Number of products allocated in segment ranking.
We will also start piloting the model at the turn of April-May in 13 stores of different Alko areas. With this pilot we wish to find out how much resources the implementation of the model requires in our stores and how long time is needed for the periodic changes. In addition, we collect infomation on the reporting our stores may require and on their general feeling about the change that this model brings.
The piloting stores are:
|store number||store name||store type|
|2136||Helsinki Vuosaari Columbus||normal_XL|
|2153||Espoo Leppävaara Sello||plus_XXL|
|2755||Kuopio Päiväranta Citymarket||normal_L|
|2793||Lappeenranta Leiri Prisma||plus_XL|
As the new and the present assortment allocation models are different, we will exclude the piloting stores from the basked-based assortment management. For this reason we will lower the general minimum sales requirement by 5 % starting from May 2014.