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Buyers Toolbox Solution Suite™
The Swiss Army Knife of Retail Planning
Merchandise Planning
Sales Forecasting
Open To Buy
Basic Replenishment
Margin Optimization
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The ANT USA Difference


Managing a retail enterprise is no small task, but our tools are up to it.

  • Powerful Analytics
  • Accurate Insights
  • Flexible Features


Planning is complicated enough – planning software doesn’t have to be.

  • Easy to Implement
  • Easy to Integrate
  • Easy to Use


The bottom line is important, and our solutions treat it well.

  • Low License Costs
  • Low Implementation Costs
  • Low Total Cost of Ownership

Why ANT USA's Buyers Toolbox?

Our Retail Planning and Forecasting solutions are best for those retailers who want to make more money, optimize inventory use and implement professional grade tools to help their merchants work smarter, better, faster.

The Buyers Toolbox has proved itself over decades of use by thousands of planners and merchants. Our unique, scalable data architecture is quick to implement, easy to use and support, affordable, practical and amazingly feature-rich.

From traditional Merchandise Financial Planning to industry-leading Planning Automation with AI and Machine Learning – we have what you need to do better. Upgrade your legacy planning tools now and join our large, growing family of happy customers.

Buyers Toolbox Solution Suite

Buyer’s Toolbox AP
The most popular, stable and scalable solution for Merchandise Financial Planning, Location and Channel Planning, Item and Attribute Planning. Options for long range Sales Forecasting, Price and Margin Optimization, and self-service BI. AP functionality begins with proven, core Merch Planning and OTB and extends to the most demanding planning processes in use.

Buyer’s Toolbox BAR
Basic Allocation and Replenishment adds the option for an easy to use, quick to deploy, practical solution for Unit Open To Ship into the DC and/or Channel, as well as DC-to-store. Uses the same database as the Buyers Toolbox AP.

Buyer’s Toolbox FC/Data Science
Forecast Analytics is a bouquet of easy to understand, instantly actionable insights for seasonally sensitive Price Elasticity, Margin and Price Optimization, Cannibalization and Collection Analysis, Lost Sales Analysis and more. The power of advanced Data Science – in easy to read graphs, instantly deployable.

Buyer’s Toolbox Cube
The Cube is a self-service BI option for Toolbox AP users. From Excel to Power BI, a built-in Grid client and a Visual Dashboard – Toolbox Cube automatically adjusts to any KPI, structure or data changes in the Buyers Toolbox database. The power of custom BI for the merchants – without demanding programming or IT resources.

Buyer’s Toolbox Planning Robot (AI)
The Planning Robot is our bridge to the future. A powerful, automated assist for every planning organization, The Planning Robot learns from the merchants and offers an automated or on-demand solution to the problem of “not enough planners”. Anchored in Sales Forecasting, assisted by Machine Learning and Neural Network AI, The Planning Robot optimizes inventory and receipt plans, resulting in an automated OTB solution.

The Buyers Toolbox Difference

Excellent track record

Large user base worldwide

Best support in the industry


Easy to Use



Core benefits of deploying Buyers Toolbox solutions

Lower planning process costs

Increase overall margins

Improve buying discipline/OTB

Improve seasonal receipt flows

Optimize inventory productivity

Allocate merchandise more effectively

Speed up in-season reforecasting

Latest Implementations

Selected Clients

  • Apparel
  • Digital/eComm
  • Hardgoods and Gifts
  • Hospitality
  • Mass Merchants
  • Shoes
  • Sporting Goods
  • Wholesale
Variety Wholesale
Sid Mashburn
Metropolitan Art Museum
Johnny Was
Factory Connection
Divers Direct
Coastal Farm and Home Supply
D&B Supply
24 Hour Fitness
Blain's Farm and Fleet
Eileen Fisher
Yankee Candle
Adriana Papell
St Jacks
Sportsman & Ski Haus
Pure Hockey
Music & Arts
Murdochs Ranch & Home Supply
Evo Gear
Everything but Water
Discovery Clothing Company
CVS Pharmacy
Blue Tomato
Ashley Stewart
Alternative Apparel
Belissima Fashions / Serena Fashions
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