Book Your Custom Exploratory Consultation

Looking for category management software that allows you to maximise the selling potential of your shelf space? Software that can help you grow your business?

After booking your free online exploratory consultation, you can expect us to research and evaluate your unique context. We’ll create a personalised agenda to match your business’ interests, category management goals and context.

We’ll reach out to you before your consultation to share your personalised agenda. You’re welcome to request any changes or additional points.

We’ll consult with our internal experts to curate and customise conversation points, content, and the presentation so that it’s in line with your personalised agenda. Depending on the outcome of our consultation, we’ll schedule a separate custom advisory consultation to share our proposed recommendations with you.




Drive Category Growth and Improve Store Space Efficiency with a Comprehensive Category Management Solution

We support retailers and suppliers with an environment-specific mix of best-of-breed category management software and expert account advice and services required to achieve your category management goals.


Advanced Retail Analytics

Advanced Retail Analytics

Let us guide you through our data visualisations so that you can build your own dashboards and take advantage of our pre-built reports



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Store Cluster Management

We’ll assist you to better manage your clusters at store or category level to reduce your workload and improve the effectiveness of your category management efforts.




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    Localised Assortment Planning

    Allow us to offer expert advice on how to create intelligent assortments that give your customers the products they want and when they want them.



Planogram Automation

Planogram Automation

Use our powerful planogram automation software to create data-driven product layouts in seconds. You can stay in control by choosing how you want to automate your planograms and ensure they reflect your merchandising strategies.



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Floor Planning

Learn how to use the heat-mapping functions of our software to create strategic floor plans that draw shoppers through your store while reducing shopper traffic and congestion hotspots.


All the Support Your

All the Support Your Team Will Need

Powerful software is only powerful when users get the support and training they need to succeed. Your dedicated account advisor will be at your side every step of the way. You’ll also have access to the DotActiv Academy and DotActiv PowerBase for quick, in-depth answers to questions about working in our software.



High Definition User Interface

High Definition User Interface

DotActiv is the only product of its type that offers this much attention to user experience and detail. For users who have high definition screens, DotActiv switches its entire iconography set to High Definition.




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Choose a Plan That Suits Your Business

No matter if you have less than ten stores or over 200 stores, DotActiv has a software package for you. Get started with DotActiv Lite, get going with DotActiv Pro or get serious with DotActiv Enterprise. See our plans and pricing here.

First planogram build

Complimentary Planogram Development Service

Clients who purchase an annual licence of DotActiv Lite, Pro or Enterprise get a complimentary planogram development service. Our consultants will develop your first implementable and performance-enhancing planogram for a category of your choice.


Two-Way Database Integration Service

Two-Way Database Integration Service

A two-way database integration services enables you to harness the power of accurate, scalable and integrated category management databases. Whether you opt for PostgreSQL or Microsoft SQL, you can host your database on-site or we’ll safely manage it in the cloud on your behalf.

Global Product Library

Global Product Library

Manually search for any product information based on any initial criteria. DotActiv software collects and stores public information added by software users, which you can retrieve at any time during the shelf planning process.

Store Communication and Compliance

Store Communication and Compliance

Easily communicate live planograms and floor plans to your stores via Activ8. Activ8 enables you to ensure plans get implemented in-stores and that compliance can be managed from a birds-eye view.






“I would like to thank DotActiv for their ongoing support and for being an excellent partner during the recent range planning project between Diageo and Shoprite/ Checkers. I’d highly recommend them as a partner for any future work.”


Victoria Parker - Head of Global Off Trade Customer Marketing, Diageo

Diago Testimonial



Proactive Software Account Advisor

We provide all DotActiv Software customers with a dedicated account advisor. Acting as a trusted advisor and category management coach, they’ll manage your day-to-day needs and proactively identify any opportunities to help your business succeed. They’ll also conduct monthly check-ins and quarterly reviews to ensure you reach your category management goals.



24-Hour Technical Support  

Available 24 hours a day, Monday to Friday, our technical support team strives to make the support process as easy as possible. We have an automated support ticket system built into the software so you can log a ticket whenever you need immediate assistance.




“I would like to commend Ilze Klopper on her outstanding performance whilst doing work for Amka. Ilze is an absolute pleasure to work with and is always willing to go the extra mile. She understands the sense of urgency and her reports are always timeous and of great value.”


Louise Grove - National Key Account Manager at Amka for Clicks, Pep & Ackerman’s




Don’t Have Resources Available? Leverage Our Dedicated Category Management Services to Achieve Your Objectives Quickly and Efficiently

With DotActiv’s category management services, you’ll get data-driven category optimisation deployed at record speed through unparalleled expertise and leading software.






Link Pharmacy Group Case Study

With close to 200 owner-managed pharmacies, Link Pharmacy is recognised as the leading independent community pharmacy group in South Africa. It is owned by UPD.








UPD and Link Pharmacy Case Study