Companies will present on closing the gap between merchandiser intent and store reality

DALLAS – (Feb. 24, 2020) – One Door, Inc., the leading provider of cloud-based visual merchandising software, today announced its Emerging Technology joint presentation with Blue Yonder, Inc. (formerly JDA Software) at the 2020 Category Management Association & Shopper Insights Management Associations’ Annual Conference, which will be held at the Hyatt Regency in Dallas Feb. 23–26.

In the session, the two companies will present on how they are working together to help leading retailers close today’s gap between what merchandising teams design and what gets executed in stores. The two companies recently announced that they are integrating their leading technologies to help retailers streamline category management processes. The combination of Blue Yonder’s Category Knowledge Base (CKB) APIs and One Door’s Planogram Connector™ enables the seamless integration of Blue Yonder planogram information into Merchandising Cloud, in turn providing retailers with mobile, visual merchandising instructions that are delivered in real-time to store teams.

“Like Blue Yonder, One Door is committed to providing retailers with greater confidence in store,” said Tom Erskine, CEO, One Door. “We are proud to be presenting with a like-minded organization to help retailers execute the localized in-store experiences customers expect today through technology-enabled category management tools, like Planogram Connector.”

Committed to simplifying the space planning and visual merchandising processes, One Door and Blue Yonder will highlight how leading retailers connect planogram creation with execution to save time in stores, ensure compliance across geographical footprints, and drive sales. Erskine along with Todd McCourtie, senior solutions director for Blue Yonder, will be leading the session on Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 11-11:30 a.m.

Not attending 2020 CMA + SIMA? Learn more about how Merchandising Cloud integrates with Blue Yonder’s category management solutions to turn existing planograms into step-by-step, interactive merchandising guides delivered to a mobile device for more effective store team execution, click here.