JDA Merchandise Management System

Merchandise Management System JDA Powering Profitability and Growth for Retailers Worldwide

Attention retailers: the game has changed.

Are you ready to take your retail business to new heights?


Look no further than JDA MMS – the key to unlocking efficiency, profitability, and lasting success

What is the JDA?

The JDA Software company, now owned by Blue Yonder, is a global leader in supply chain management and retail solutions. JDA Merchandise Management System (MMS) enables retailers to manage merchandise effectively, from procurement to sale, with a comprehensive software platform.

By delivering the right items at the right time to the right location, this system helps merchants increase sales, profits, and cash flow. In addition to offering flexibility, precision, dependability, and expandability, JDA-MMS can help retailer’s lower markdowns and target item allocations more accurately. Furthermore, the MMS web-enabled User Interface has an easy-to-use and mobile-friendly interface. 

As its core function, the JDA MMS provides retailers with real-time visibility into their inventory, sales, and supply chain processes. With advanced analytics and automation, the system empowers retailers to make data-driven decisions that increase efficiency, reduce costs, and maximize profits.

Key Features of JDA MMS

1. Inventory Management

The JDA MMS helps retailers optimize their inventory levels by providing accurate demand forecasts based on historical data, market trends, and seasonality. Retailers can minimize stockouts, reduce excess inventory, and improve cash flow by ensuring the right products are available at the right time and in the right quantities.

2. Order Management

With JDA’s Merchandise Management System, retailers can streamline processes, optimize inventory levels, enhance visibility, improve customer service, and scale.

3. Price Management

Retailers can find the most effective way to maximize sales by incorporating real-time insights into pricing and promotional campaigns. Price optimization algorithms can help retailers set competitive prices and maximize margins.

4. Financial management

With JDA MMS, retailers can monitor and control their expenses more efficiently. Retailers can take corrective actions to optimize their financial resources by integrating financial management capabilities, such as budgeting and expense tracking.

5. Procurement

It enables retailers to identify and evaluate potential suppliers based on factors including cost, quality, reliability, and sustainability as part of their strategic sourcing practices.

Why JDA?

With over 400 clients installed, MMS is the world’s leading retail host system. We support your operations with a complete solution that includes merchandising, analysis, multi-channel order processing, warehouse management, and financial applications. Hardware, Services, and Support complete the total solution!

The following are some real-world results achieved by customers using JDA’s Merchandising Operations solution:

     1. Meeting sales targets

  • Higher income, customer loyalty, and conversion rates.
  • Increase in annual and comparative retail sales.
  • Revived pricing strategies and marketing campaigns.
  • Saw margin gains were higher than anticipated.

     2. Ability to scale up to achieve growth objectives

  • Provided best-of-breed retail management software and increased the number of locations.
  • Quickly moved websites, catalogues, and businesses that were bought to JDA-MMS infrastructure.
  • It supports several currencies, tax laws, and dialects, including right-to-left and double-byte.

     3. Optimal Investment in Inventory

  • Identify market segments and customize store assortments based on item performance.
  • Merged goods from several channels to reduce the number of purchasers.
  • Low inventory control and carrying costs, better inventory turnover, and less help desk support all contribute to lower operational expenditures.

     4Business Intelligence

  • As a result of providing up-to-date information, we responded to consumer demands expeditiously.
  • Provided potentially useful insights from corporate data.
  • More time was spent on numerical analysis to maximize the availability of items and less time was spent searching for data.

Increase in Control and Visibility to Drive Revenue and Profits

To support retail best practices, JDA Merchandising Operations can oversee and carry out these daily merchandising activities:

  • Increasing profit and sales by coordinating pricing strategies across chains, zones, stores, colors, sizes, and dimensions.
  • Drawing in devoted customers with focused sales, selections, and allotments.
  • Controlling dispersed purchases, stock balancing, and automatic replenishment will reduce your inventory investment.
  • Implementing allowances, vendor rebates, and landed cost management to improve cost management.
  • Maintaining timely transfer, receiving, invoice matching, and purchase order (PO)
  • Analysing and monitoring key performance indicators (KPIs) such as daily sales, promotions, and inventory position based on actionable, enterprise-wide information.

Capabilities & Benefits of JDA-MMS 

1. Reliable and Precise Master Data

  • This system includes an enterprise-wide system of records, reporting and analysis capabilities, and information on products, suppliers, retailers, customers, orders, and inventory movement.
  • Utilizes user-specified characteristics and hierarchies to create organization and merchandise classes.
  • Analyse who, what, and when data is changed.
  • Exchanges data with planning and point-of-sale (POS)
  • Lowers the expense of handling large numbers of transactions.
  • Lowers duplication and boosts efficiency.
  • Permits the categorization of product and organization classes.

 2. Price and Cost

  • Corporate pricing policies generate price events at the chain, zone, and store levels.
  • Pricing strategies include quantity breaks/ends, offer groups, mix-and-match, and buy one, get one free (BOGO).
  • Integrates invoice matching with POs and receipts to manage vendor charges, discounts, and rebates.
  • Produces recommended modifications and models pricing tactics.
  • Assesses and responds to pricing occurrences’ financial impact.
  • Utilizes sophisticated pricing techniques and chain/zone/store overrides to increase revenue.

 3. Purchase and Pay

  • Ensures that an order and status monitoring repository is maintained; creates, distributes, and allows purchase orders; produces transfers after purchase orders are received.
  • Permits line items or the invoice total to be matched in three ways between POs, receipts, and invoices.
  • Facilitates multiple drop locations, cross-docking, flow-through, and single-site distribution strategies.
  • Linking cost elements to purchase orders, increases profit.
  • Efficiency and accuracy are improved by master maintenance and the ability to restore cancelled orders.
  • Combines receipts and orders with invoice matching.

  4. Inventory Control

  • Inventory is controlled and evaluated across all organizational levels.
  • Processes maintains, and displays inventory by weight, inner packs, cases, and inventory units.
  • Plans coordinates and supervises physical inventory counts and cycle counts.
  • Sales and inventory data are shown in a single display.
  • Users can maintain inventory in a variety of methods, depending on how things are bought and sold.
  • A physical inventory is carried out concurrently with routine merchandising operations.

 5. Sales

  • Provides data integrity and correctness of sales transactions.
  • Monitors any variations in retail prices, whether predicted or not.
  • Handles and records orders from clients.
  • Facilitates more straightforward integration and effective data transfers from point of sale to host and other systems.
  • Detailed short reporting is provided.
  • Improves customer service and price compliance.

6. Replenish and Distribute

  • Matches product supply and demand to increase sales, profitability, and customer satisfaction.
  • Manages the flow of items within the organization.
  • Inventory should be assigned based on client demand.
  • Accurate permanent inventory is kept track of by location.

 7. Management of Warehouses

  • Uses the item locator system to audit the movement of items.
  • Provides inventory control, picking, letdown, shipping, flow-through, radio frequency, and paper-based warehouse procedures.
  • Arranges, coordinates, and oversees the flow and storage of goods.
  • Provides real-time inventory information that increases productivity.
  • Assigns, stores, and keeps inventory.

 8. Finances

  • In addition to general ledger (GL), accounts payable, accounts receivable, and stock ledger, it supports three-way invoice matching.
  • Connects goods with financials through GL reconciliations to sub-ledgers.
  • Establishes a connection between the charge of accounts and the merchandise hierarchy.
  • Integrates GL to enhance productivity.
  • By using auto-matching, you can increase efficiency.
  • Accurately ends the time frame.

Customers of JDA-MMS Merchandising Operations

JDA MMS Customers


A successful retail business needs effective merchandise management in today’s highly competitive environment. In addition to optimizing inventory, streamlining processes, and enhancing merchandising strategies, the JDA Merchandise Management System also provides retailers with a comprehensive solution for optimizing operations. Powered by advanced features and proven benefits, JDA MMS empowers retailers to be agile, respond to market dynamics, and deliver exceptional customer experiences. The future of retail will be shaped by solutions like JDA MMS as retailers navigate the complexities of the retail landscape.