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RELEX Solutions Named a Leader in Analyst Report on Retail Planning Software

Mar 12, 2020 1 min

RELEX Solutions, provider of cloud-based retail optimization, today announced that it has been recognized as a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: Retail Planning Q1 2020. The Forrester Wave, released by independent research firm Forrester, is “a guide for buyers considering their purchasing options in a technology marketplace.” Each Forrester Wave is compiled using information from analysts, research associates, a vendor response team, and customer references. RELEX was among a select group of companies invited to participate in this evaluation.

RELEX received the top scores possible in eleven criteria, including:

  • Application architecture
  • Services-to-product revenue ratio
  • Customer segmentation and store clustering
  • Aggregate demand forecast
  • Initial order, replenishment, and allocation
  • Planning within constraints
  • Continuous planning
  • Next best action
  • References
  • Execution roadmap
  • Customers

According to the Forrester report, “In our evaluation, RELEX offered above-par architecture, customer segmentation, replenishment and allocation, planning within constraints, and aggregate demand management.” The report also states, “RELEX Solutions appeals most to international grocery and hard goods retailers looking for sophisticated planning and execution, taking account of constraints such as pack size and display space.”

“We are pleased to be recognized as a Leader in the most recent Forrester Wave: Retail Planning,” said Mikko Kärkkäinen, Group CEO at RELEX Solutions. “Our goal is to help our customers navigate their retail planning challenges while building strong, enduring relationships. We believe these results validate our success in meeting that goal.”