What areas the standard for assortments changes apply to
Assortment changes including phase-in and phase-out of products, both new products and codes for changes to assortment/ changes in listings.
Supplies of Promotional Units and campaigns are not included.
Seasonal product defines as “Product sold for a limited period of time related to a season defined between the contracting parties”.
Seasonal products are launched according to the same template as regular news, with the following exceptions:
- Seasonal products with launch in the L1-L2 period are presented at the introductory sale of L1 news the previous year
- Seasonal products with launch in the L2-L3 period are presented at the introductory sale of L2 news
- Seasonal Products with launch in the L3-L1 period are presented at the introductory sale of L3 news
- Launch time is agreed bilaterally between supplier and customer.
An overview of seasonal time frames and respective deadlines is clearly described in agreements between the parties.
Bilateral agreements such as pre-launch and / or campaigns which does not affect deliveries to other parties can be included. Pre launch defines as “Bilateral agreement between supplier and customer to launch a product ahead of the regular launch time frame, or season”.