Symphony GOLD, provider of the GOLD unified software platform for retail, today announced that Manor, Switzerland’s leading department store, will deploy GOLD Space Optimization to automate the production of store-specific planograms for its grocery offer across its 64+ stores. With a population of 8m and four national languages recognized in Switzerland, being able to automate planogram production will ensure Manor is able to deliver the most relevant assortment, to the right store satisfying local customer requirements efficiently.

“As a Swiss retailer, meeting the diversified requirements of our customers is an everyday challenge. We do this by taking into account our product assortment combined with regional differences,” said François Valdivieso, chief merchandising officer, Manor. “By automating planogram production based on merchandising rules, physical store space and optimal assortment, we are able to meet customer demands more easily and make our staff more efficient.”