Members of the Space Planning Community have access to valuable resources curated in partnership with leaders within the space planning industry. Members can expect timely and actionable resources that can be put into practice as an individual or with a team. Preview some of the latest resources available exclusively to members.
Original Content OverviewView Overview
Access this 30-minute overview of the most popular pieces of original content available today in the members-only Resource Library! This overview includes the Technology Evaluation Grid, job templates, recently published Scorecard whitepaper and more. Leave with a good understanding of what the growing Community has to offer.
Technology Comparison GridMember Login Required
This Technology Comparison Grid is a starting point for evaluating both Macro and Micro space planning systems. This excel file includes the most common requirements to consider when evaluating current system and capabilities and comparing them to alternatives. Members can answer the questions on each of 4 tabs: Database, Floor Planning, Planogramming, and Support as they pertain to each system being evaluated. This grid should help remember what questions to ask vendors and ultimately choose what is the best fit for your needs.
Job Template: Retail Floor PlannerMember Login Required
Retailers can use this template for posting a job or verifying skillsets. The red sections will be replaced with your own specifications on company, location, etc., and you can edit/enhance from there to tailor to your needs.
Planogram FAQSRead Blog
This foundational 3-page document for novice Space Planners includes the key components of a planogram, who is involved in the creation, how performance is measured, the most common types of planograms, resets, and more.
Creating an Optimal Space ScorecardMember Login Required
ARC’s Retail Space Planning Community brought together a joint group of retailers representing grocery, drug, mass merchandise, hardlines, and specialty to create a technology-agnostic, common solution to the shared challenges in space reporting. This whitepaper explores how to take space scorecarding to the next level, identifying what metrics should be included, how the data should be integrated and visualized, and some recommendations to action on the data.
Job Template: Space Planner RetailerMember Login Required
Retailers can use this template for posting a job or verifying your skillset. Use the red sections to specify your company, location, etc and edit from there.
Job Template: Space Planner ManufacturerMember Login Required
Manufacturers can use this template for posting a job or verifying your skillset. Use the red sections to specify your company, location, etc and edit from there.
ACE Hardware Operationalizes Resets with Planogram Change ManagementView Clip
In this highly rated webinar, Ace Hardware’s Nick McCafferty walks you through the home improvement chain’s innovative “Planogram Change Management” application, which provides data-driven recommendations on when to execute resets based on weeks of supply, rate of sale, and scope. Retailers will learn best practices on creating this type of application for their own organizations.
Customer-Centric Space PlanningView Clip
Deloitte’s space planning team explored a best in class process for executing customer driven space planning decisions and a maturity curve for retailers to determine where they’re at today. ARC’s Space Planning Community also polled the audience of over 50 space planners on progress against digitization and other items.