Oracle is named a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Retail Planning Platforms, Q4 2023.* The Oracle Retail platform is cited as “the best fit for retailers or CPG firms that see open-to-buy and merchandise financial planning discipline as critical....” Oracle scores the highest among any evaluated vendor in the agile merchandising criterion, is one of just two vendors to achieve the highest possible rating in the vision criterion, and is one of three vendors to receive the highest possible score in the innovation criterion.
The report evaluates solutions provided by 13 retail platform vendors and is designed to help digital business leaders select the right platform to meet their needs.
Hibbett’s vice president of planning and allocation, Alicia Kahn, shares how Oracle Retail Assortment Planning and Oracle Retail Merchandise Financial Planning enable the business to provide a connected view of inventory planning for buyers, planners, and executives while ensuring a compelling assortment is available for customers. She also explains how Hibbett has reduced monthly planning reporting time from hours to minutes by moving away from Excel and the impact that has on the business.
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* “The Forrester Wave: Retail Planning Platforms, Q4 2023,” George Lawrie with Fiona Swerdlow, Emily Pfeiffer, Min Say, and Rachel Birrell, November 27, 2023.