TXT e-solutions introduced 5.0 of TXTPlanning, its Integrated Retail Planning platform, at the National Retail Federation's (NRF) Annual Convention & EXPO in New York, this month.
The TXT Maple Lake team showcased the capabilities of TXTPlanning in supporting the end-to-end Retail Planning process across all channels. Release 5.0 further expands TXTPlanning capabilities in the area of visual assortment: users can associate images to a style or component, navigate the collection, plan and analyse by images. Working by images or icons, planners can also associate products to store clusters, compare product ranges at different stores, and filter by any attribute. Any action taken at an image level finds immediate correspondence into the plan; advanced assortment planning has never been so natural and intuitive.
With TXTPlanning version 5.0 the TXTPlanning Lite Client is introduced. TXTPlanning Lite Client provides ideal support to collaborative processes with large user communities. Entirely Excel based, it is designed to support off-line scenarios, meeting the needs of mobile workers for continuous productivity. It also facilitates processes typically occurring remotely (e.g. the seasonal buying session, or collaborative forecasting) which may need to operate in disconnected mode.
NRF was also an ideal venue for retailers and brands alike to explore the business results obtained by TXT Maple Lake's customers across the whole spectrum of Retail Planning: PLM, multichannel sales planning and merchandise, forecasting, as well as assortment and allocation planning.
Simone Pozzi, VP Sales & Marketing at TXT comments: "Release 5.0 of TXTPlanning represents another leap in terms of ease of use. With the integration of Maple Lake best practices, we continue to further reinforce our value proposition for our retail clients with an unparalleled combination of advanced solutions and deep process and technical skills."