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This complimentary webinar is hosted by the SAS® Retail Users Group.

Are You Ready for SAS® Merchandise Planning 6.7? (Hosted by SRUG)

Wednesday, Nov. 1 | 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. ET

In this complimentary webinar, you’ll learn how SAS Merchandise Planning 6.7 can end your frustration and bring the joy back to planning and forecasting. Using the system is a breeze with Windows 10 and Office 365 integration, a more intuitive interface and a brand-new dashboard. The new version of the web-based, cloud-enabled application also offers member locking – reducing cost and enabling deployment using Amazon Web Services.

Join Kerri Devine and Kevin MacDonald, Senior Product Managers at SAS, as we walk you through SAS Merchandise Planning 6.7 and its new improvements.

What you’ll learn:

You’ll get an easy-to-understand road map for how to best use this application for retail and where the platform is headed in the future, including:

  • A “what’s new” overview of the application.
  • How in-worksheet analytics can directly influence your planning decision.
  • Our multi-currency offering and some of the recent usability features since the 6.5 release.

Space is not limited for this webinar. Please register to attend live or to receive on-demand content after the event.

About the presenters

Kerri Devine
With over 30 years of retail experience, Kerri Devine works with all aspects of retail planning software. She has 10 years of experience in planning and allocation with positions from Allocation Specialist to Divisional Merchandise Controller. As a software consultant, Devine worked with over 20 clients implementing an enterprise planning software solution. As a SAS Product Manager, she works with customers to identify requirements that shape the SAS Integrated Merchandise Planning solution.

Kevin MacDonald
Kevin MacDonald is the Senior Manager of Product Management for the SAS Retail Industry Solutions team. His responsibilities involve tracking the technology markets and trends affecting the broad-based retail merchandising and planning areas, and establishing the strategic road map for SAS retail solutions. MacDonald has an extensive background in the areas of brand, vendor and assortment management, merchandise planning, allocation and replenishment. Prior to joining SAS, he held leadership positions in the planning and allocation function for various brands at the Limited Corporation and American Eagle Outfitters.  

About the SAS Retail Users Group 
The SAS Retail Users Group (SRUG) represents SAS software users from all areas of the retail and consumer packaged goods industries, including merchandising, development and production, customer intelligence, marketing, data mining, analytics and forecasting. To learn more or join the group, visit

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