Gartner Includes Galleria in 2014 Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Applications
Galleria today announced that the company has been positioned in the Niche Players' quadrant in Gartner, Inc.'s 2014 Magic Quadrant for Merchandise Assortment Management Application.
One of 17 vendors to be evaluated across 15 criteria, Galleria has been recognized as a Niche Player based on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
“We consider our positioning & proven client success confirmation of our mission to positively impact the bottom line performance of retailers and suppliers alike through scalable solutions” said Ian Duncan-Lewis, CEO at Galleria. “With 25 years’ experience; we continue to innovate as we execute our product roadmap & there is no better example of this than our assortment application”.
Strategic Assortment enables the rapid creation of consumer centric assortments, whilst balancing both breadth and depth of the assorted mix and in context of the broader strategy. The result is a credible customer focused assortment that best fits the ideal space. With flexibility in mind, the solution can facilitate the creation of space aware assortments across multiple channels and at a variety of levels, all of which can be worked on simultaneously across the retail estate to provide a holistic view of product distribution across all stores.
"We are extending product functionality to help retailers achieve more; with ever reduced time and resources the priority lies in the delivery of insights across the channel and the ability to effectively query big data to move beyond the confines of retail today to plan, automate and optimize in real time.” said Steve Boon, VP of Sales at Galleria.
The first Magic Quadrant of its kind, one of the criterion to be evaluated looks at “the ability to provide technical and relationship support and services that drive customer satisfaction.”
Galleria’s solutions are instrumental in helping their clients to move from a siloed to collaborative way of working, crossing organizational boundaries to articulate an accurate assortment across the estate.
About the Magic Quadrant
The Gartner Magic Quadrant is an annual market research report based on complex analysis of Retail Assortment Management Application vendors. It can be utilized as a benchmark for companies seeking to evaluate vendors and products in the retail assortment industry, and can play an important role in the purchase decisions of enterprises on a global scale. Gartner evaluates vendors in two categories: “completeness of vision” and “ability to execute”.
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