Category Management Solutions

Vaco partners with retailers and CPG companies to deliver innovative Category Management solutions that ensure the flow of information between business and technology. Our expertise is creating supply chain value for retailers and manufacturers alike.

By working with Vaco, you are leveraging the knowledge of our entire team, comprising decades of experience in space and category management. You’ll reap the benefits of a consulting team with insight gained from over 170 unique engagements. We’ll help you enhance your space and category management practices, from ensuring optimal process and software utilization, to providing the resources and skills to analyze, create, maintain, and enhance clusters, assortments, floorplans, and planograms.


Our Category Management Services Include:

Merchandising on Demand Services

  • 360 Category Management

    We offer the ability to fully outsource your planogram, floorplan, cluster, and assortment development to a team of highly-experienced, onshore, space and category management professionals. Our team provides multiple levels of planogram support, ensuring that your unique business objectives are met with speed and flexibility.

  • Category Advisement

    Looking for a partner who can provide insight and understanding to position your Category Management practices for superior growth and optimization? We’ll work with you to deliver analysis about the category, providing you with a detailed plan that includes recommendations about which brands to include, where to locate each brand on the shelf, how to display the products, how much space to allocate to each brand and SKU, and which products to include or exclude from the category.

  • Surge Support

    Need someone with a specialized set of skills to help solve an immediate problem or staffing gap? Vaco’s highly-skilled Space and Category Management team is available for staff augmentation engagements, both large and small, providing your organization with the support and capacity enhancement needed for seasonal, short-term, or ongoing needs.

Category Management Consulting Services

  • Implementation Services

    Our Category Management technology experts ensure that you achieve the greatest value from your investment in JDA or Oracle Retail software tools.

  • Advisory Services

    We look at your people, processes, and technology across your planning organization to ensure your ongoing success in change management activities, strategic planning, and tactical execution.

  • Strategic Staff Augmentation

    Need an experienced consultant to resolve an issue as quickly and efficiently as possible? Vaco’s experienced team of technical and business solution experts is available for staff augmentation engagements, no matter the size of the need.

  • Software Sales

    Vaco Supply Chain Solutions is a JDA Authorized Reseller. We help retailers and their CPG manufacturing partners select which of JDA’s best-in-class Space and Category Management software best suit your unique business needs.

Have Questions?

If you are interested in learning more about how we can help your organization, please contact us or call 804-282-2033.

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