Space Planning

You know Space Planning is critical to your company’s success.

But it is difficult to find your tribe. Where are those retail leaders who are as focused on space, display and merchandise presentation as you are? How can you find out how they are solving the same kinds of problems you face? Attend the 2023 Category Management Association conference in Las Vegas Feb 27-March 1, 2023.

Space Planning leaders from Whole Foods, Tractor Supply, The Home Depot, O’Reilly’s Auto Parts, Wakefern and more will present case studies and their vision for the future of Space Planning.

Track: Partnering with Category Captains to Develop Low Velocity Strategies

Not all stores are created equal. In this session we’ll explore the value Category Captains can bring to retailers in the space planning function. Learn how Kao partnered with Walmart to develop low velocity strategies for the Hand and Body Lotion category to optimize inventory, grow sales, and right size assortment and how this approach can be applied to other retailers and categories.

Track: State of Space Planning Panel Discussion

Join retailers Wakefern, Whole Foods, and O’Reilly for a lively discussion on the current state of the space planning industry. Join retail leaders who will discuss recent challenges in new technology adoption, career pathing, data science and meeting changing opportunities. Expect a discussion of how the recent work produced by ARC’s Space Planning Charter group is providing value to its members.