News | March 19, 2012

Dohle Handelsgruppe Holding GmbH & Co. KG Selects JDA Space And Category Management Solutions

JDA solutions chosen by leading German grocery retailer to optimize processes and help improve shelf- and floor-level planning

JDA Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company, recently announced that Dohle Handelsgruppe Holding GmbH & Co.KG, Germany (HIT), a leading retailer with more than 90 stores in Germany, selected a number of space and floor planning solutions from the JDA Space and Category Managementsuite in the fourth quarter of 2011. The solutions, including JDA Space Planning, JDA Floor Planningand JDA Intactix Knowledge Base, were chosen to help improve shelf- and floor-level planning for increased merchandising effectiveness and improved customer satisfaction.

Dohle selected JDA Space and Category Management solutions to help rationalize its store layouts, optimize store-specific assortments, automate its merchandising based on pre-defined rules and policies, provide just-in-time employee information on new products, product changes and planograms, differentiate assortments based on local preferences and better anticipate consumer demand.

"We expect to further reduce stockouts, streamline workflow and decision-making, and improve our planogram consistency and accuracy with the use of JDA's Space & Category Management solutions," said Dr. Carl Bauerschmitz, CFO Dohle Handelsgruppe Service GmbH & Co. KG. "Additionally we will increase sales by using JDA solutions to allocate the optimum space for each product and category. With JDA's scalable and fully-integrated Space & Category Management applications, we can manage it all at a much faster speed than before."

"In today's competitive environment, retailers like Dohle are quickly realizing the necessity to optimize store-specific assortments and analyze the entire sales floor," said Razat Gaurav, senior vice president, EMEA, JDA Software. "By implementing JDA Category Management solutions, Dohle will have the ability to provide relevant information to the right person at the right time to respond to diverse customer preferences and deliver an improved customer experience."

JDA distributor and alliance affiliate Strategix Enterprise Technology GmbH, was instrumental in assisting Dohle with the implementation and integration of the JDA Space and Category Management solutions.

About JDA Software Group, Inc.
JDA Software Group, Inc., The Supply Chain Company, is the leading provider of innovative supply chain management, merchandising and pricing excellence solutions worldwide. JDA empowers more than 6,000 companies of all sizes to make optimal decisions that improve profitability and achieve real results in the discrete and process manufacturing, wholesale distribution, transportation, retail and services industries. With an integrated solutions offering that spans the entire supply chain from materials to the consumer, JDA leverages the powerful heritage and knowledge capital of acquired market leaders including i2 Technologies, Manugistics, E3, Intactix and Arthur. JDA's multiple service options, delivered via the JDA Private Cloud, provide customers with flexible configurations, rapid time-to-value, lower total cost of ownership and 24/7 functional and technical support and expertise. For more information, visit

SOURCE: JDA Software Group, Inc.