Tag Archives: localized assortment

How Supermarkets can Win-Back their Market Share Willard Bishop recently published its annual The Future of Food Retailing report. As expected, the supermarket channel continued to lose market share to non-traditional formats such as mass/club, drug, and convenience stores. As illustrated below,... View Post
Challenges A mid-sized CPG manufacturer was seeking growth opportunities in small-footprint, extreme-value retail formats, but was challenged to hit target retail economics. Additionally, the client had issues protecting against large-format margin compression, inventory losses, and... View Post
Most organizations today develop assortment plans using a one-size-fits-all approach with some customization across store clusters using rules-based modeling.  For some categories, there is very little demand variance across stores and this approach works.  However, many categories experience... View Post