A need of assortment optimizing process requires not only complete data of assortment as a whole but also of single items. A basic information of articles characteristics are covered (name, description, size, price). Occupied space and dimensions are taken into account too, eventually pictures necessary for visualization.
Necessary parts of master data administration are recorded processes of new assortment selection; items enlist and dump and items location on the sales area. Such processes are supposed to be clearly defined and consistent in data and information transfer.