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Seasonal planning software

Pinpoint clearance opportunities for higher turnover and better margins

RELEX seasonal planning software makes markdowns and clearance easy. Target the right products at the right time and right price, expedite your inventory turnover, and improve margins while cutting costs. 

Generate optimal pricing for seasonal, promotional, or end-of-lifecycle products with RELEX 

133%

inventory turnover increase

44%+

spoilage reduction

75%

clearance workload decrease

When clearing out seasonal, promotional or end-of-lifecycle inventory, RELEX maximizes margins and increases turnover

RELEX enables accurate seasonal allocations, monitoring in-season performance, and optimizes clearances for products approaching the end of their lifecycle.

Key features

RELEX offers AI-driven clearance optimization

Execute targeted clearance and markdown

Execute clearance and markdown on any segment, timeline, product range or category, geographic region, or even individual store location.

AI-driven clearance and markdown optimization

Use AI to identify optimal markdowns based on price elasticity and the amount of stock to be cleared.

Leverage your supply chain data

Take advantage of accurate demand forecasts and near-real-time inventory data from the RELEX supply chain & retail planning platform to proactively identify upcoming clearance and markdown needs.

Align with your pricing strategy 

RELEX clearance optimization software allows for easy configuration of price grids and rounding rules to ensure that all clearance recommendations fit your pricing strategy. 

Benefits

Proactively identify clearance needs and generate optimal prices 

Whether you’re managing seasonal, promotional, or end-of-lifecycle products, RELEX AI-driven clearance optimization software allows for proactive decision making. 

Optimize for your goals 

Optimize clearance according to any strategy and gain visibility into the projected impacts, whether your goal is to clear out inventory, improve service, or maximize margins. 

Identify appropriate products timely for clearance and markdown 

Proactively identify products for clearance and markdown. Set timely, optimized discounts based on desired outcome, reducing the risk of excess stock, whether at season end or lifecycle end. 

Automate clearance and markdown execution

Add automation to prepare your business for future growth and eliminate manual clearance and markdown tasks such as product identification and allocation from DC to stores. 

Focus on exceptions to drive value

Automatically and systematically identify exceptions, such as fluctuating sales performance or high-risk products that need a strategic human touch, freeing your experts to focus on high value tasks. 

Streamline assortment changes

Take advantage of optimized clearance processes to sell through inventory ahead of planned assortment changes, allowing new planograms and assortments to flow smoothly into stores. 

Collaborate and communicate 

Facilitate cross-functional collaboration through shared forecasts and data points, allowing inventory planning, merchandising, and store teams to provide real-time feedback and streamline processes. 

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Markdown optimization: An e-grocer’s journey (webinar)

In this webinar, Camilla Olver, Supply Analyst at nemlig.com, joins Dan Kurram, Product Marketing Manager at RELEX, for an in-depth conversation about the benefits of automated markdown optimization.

RELEX seasonal planning solution has made the store process for assortment changes much more efficient and has maximized our profit when phasing out items.

Thomas Berglund
CIO, Coop Värmland

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