2021-06-21

Planogram optimization solution

The Challenge

Canadian Tire is one of the largest retailers in the country with over 500 stores from coast-to-coast. With a unique, multi-category assortment across its Automotive, Living, Playing, Fixing and Seasonal categories, Canadian Tire offers the products and services that prepare Canadians for life in Canada. This project will develop an AI solution that optimizes product lines by generating a customized planogram for each location, delivering solutions to effectively merchandise each Canadian Tire store through the use of real-time data optimizing operations and increasing sales based on customer behaviour patterns.

James Ryan, Senior Vice President, Store Sales and Operations, Canadian Tire: “The assortments available in Canadian Tire stores are tailored to the needs of each community, and this project enables our Associate Dealers to further respond to dynamic local markets, seasonality, and store space.”

Investment

$2.2M

Scale AI investment

$5.0M

Total investment

Partners

"Through the use of Artificial intelligence, we will use data to enhance our merchandising capabilities and, most importantly, our customers’ shopping experience."

— James Ryan, Senior Vice President, Store Sales and Operations, Canadian Tire
Made possible through the
financial support of
Gouvernement du Québec
Gouvernement du Canada