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Let our professional consultants build and maintain your product and fixture libraries accurately so you can focus on what’s core to your business.
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TRUST DOTACTIV TO KEEP YOUR DATA ACCURATE AND IN ORDER

An accurate product and fixture library is a core part of the category management process. Our highly-trained data administrators will work alongside you to first set up your product and fixture libraries and then maintain them for you so you can save time and focus on your core business.


Product Library TileWe’ll assist you with the capturing and collection of product descriptions and fixture dimensions and the cleaning and cropping of product images so that you’ll always have accurate product and fixture libraries at your disposal. 

For international clients, we facilitate the process of data collection with help from their trusted suppliers as well as our extensive partner network.

Between our administrators’ knowledge and expertise and powerful proprietary software, we will also analyse your realograms and help you avoid manual transactional work.

GET ACCESS TO POWERFUL DATA PROCESSING FEATURES

All DotActiv consultants use our powerful all-in-one category management software to deliver our Data Collection and Processing Services. Our software enables our consultants to deliver exceptional results because it considers the interdependent nature of category management.

LEVERAGE OUR TRIED AND TESTED PROCESSES

We have developed an unrivalled proprietary process that allows us to deliver our Data Collection and Processing Services to perfection and in a manner that offers you the consistency, peace of mind, expertise and resourcing you need to enhance category performance and efficiency in record time.

Our processes are informed and continually refined by our ever-expanding global perspectives and deep understanding of what category management, planning,
procurement and marketing teams need from a category management service provider.

Our consultants deliver highly organised Data Collection and Processing Services through a comprehensive RACI matrix applied at every step of our four-level deep proprietary business process value chain.

Expect a professionally orchestrated effort that consistently results in improved category performance and efficiency.

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“DotActiv has always been professional in their approach while their team is deeply passionate and delivers work of the highest quality. The planograms created using their software has also brought structure and brings Makro’s strategy to life.”
Mpho Thagisa Liquor Category Buyer at Makro

SAVE TIME AND FOCUS ON YOUR CORE BUSINESS

Accurate data collection and processing can be extremely time consuming and cost you more if you get it wrong. Considering DotActiv’s 20+ years working with retail data, we truly understand what’s required to capture, build and maintain accurate product and fixture libraries.

When you choose DotActiv’s Data Collection and Processing Services, you can leverage the full mix to improve your performance in record time.

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ACCESS TO TALENTED PEOPLE We use our structured methodology to guide all meetings to provide guidance. We can deliver all services remotely via your preferred video conferencing tool.
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DEEP TECHNICAL AND INDUSTRY EXPERTISE Our global customer base and education investments enable us to understand how to achieve category performance efficiently.
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TRIED AND TESTED METHODOLOGIES Our tried and tested methodologies bring clarity and simplicity to category management, resulting in consistent outputs that deliver results.

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POWERFUL PROPRIETARY SOFTWARE Our category management software allows us to deliver exceptional results as it considers the interdependent nature of category management.

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STRATEGIC, TACTICAL AND TRANSACTIONAL SERVICES We deploy a mix of strategic, tactical and transactional services to deliver meaningful results in record time to act as true partners to our clients.

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RESULTS-CENTRED SERVICE WITH CLEAR ROI We use agreed-upon objectives to guide our category optimisation services, which we measure continually to refine strategies and tactics.

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CONVENIENT TIME-SAVING FORMAT We use our structured methodology to guide all meetings to provide guidance. We can deliver all services remotely via your preferred video conferencing tool.

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APPROACHABLE CONSULTANTS Our talented and professional consultants are approachable, sincere and helpful. We always strive to deliver honest and constructive advice.


BOOK YOUR CUSTOM EXPLORATORY CONSULTATION

Looking for a category management solution that suits YOUR needs? One that will help you improve your business and deliver the results you want?

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, 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.

WHY SHOULD YOU CHOSE A DOTACTIV SOLUTION?

Implementing a category management solution in your business makes sense because of what you can gain from it.
  • Control rising inventory levels
  • Improve category profitability
  • Maximise your selling space
  • Create visually appealing displays
  • Identify opportunity gaps
  • Increase foot traffic
  • Increase basket sizes
  • Ensure product layout consistency
  • Improve your buying consistency
  • Reduce out of stocks
  • Make smarter business decisions
  • Reduce excessive inventory holding
“Pravashnee and Leané both have fantastic work ethic and are extremely professional. They continue to deliver great service to our Commercial Strategy and Planning team at Danone and are invaluable in helping ensure that we provide high quality outputs to the business, on time. Thank you."
Heather Goate Category Marketing Manager, Commercial Sales & Planning at Danone Southern Africa

ENJOY A CONVENIENT ONLINE SERVICE EXPERIENCE

We provide professional category management software and services to blue-chip retail clients worldwide without the hassle and expense of on-site consultations.

We can host all consultations remotely via your preferred video conferencing tool. We also offer our services across all time zones. All of our work is subject to senior oversight from DotActiv management to ensure the highest quality outputs.

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