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Gartner® Market Guide for Retail Assortment Management Applications: Short Life Cycle Products

How RAMAs can drive retail planning transformation

To survive and thrive in today’s complex and disrupted trading environment, retailers need a more intelligent approach to planning that continuously aligns merchandising, supply chain, and operations. Assortment management plays a key role in this transformation.   

According to the Gartner® Market Guide for Retail Assortment Management Applications, released in 2022, “Retail assortment management applications are foundational for modernizing merchandising processes as part of a digital business transformation strategy in unified retail commerce.” 

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  • Explore the key trends impacting retail assortment management 
  • Benchmark yourself against a RAMA maturity model 
  • Get practical recommendations for deploying and leveraging RAMAs 


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Gartner, Market Guide for Retail Assortment Management Applications: Short Life Cycle Products, Robert Hetu, Jonathan Kutner, 21st November 2022. 

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