Monitor product levels and prevent “out-of-stock” issues

Having low or empty shelves is a reoccurring problem for suppliers and retailers, alike. It can, in fact, cost the retail industry £100k’s a year. To help avoid this scenario we can design an in-depth programme to investigate the root cause for any availability issue within your retail category. Our action plan will cover:

  • Open or Covert Audits
  • Stores visited 2-3 times per day, 2-3 times per week over a 2-3 week period, providing you with robust product availability data
  • Opens audits allows our team to work with store personnel to fix any issues, replace shelf edge, correct stock book errors
  • Loss revenue calculated using average rate of sales
  • Photographs taken during each visit
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Additional Values

Our additional insight and analysis will provide you with accurate on-shelf availability results and, where applicable, actionable data to ensure your product(s) consistently appear in store aisles. These activities include:

  • Comparison of sku and retailer performance
  • Analysis of availability against competitors
  • Create an action plan for each retailer to minimise availability issues on an ongoing basis
  • Our in-store Execution Teams can replace shelf edge labels, correct stock book errors and assist with replenishment of goods on an ad-hoc or ongoing basiS
On Shelf Availability Studies


Our product monitoring service can be as part of an ongoing programme or conducted on an ad-hoc basis.

  • Schedule on-shelf availability studies several times throughout the year to keep on top of product availability.
  • One-off projects set up within 24-48 hours, allowing you to action your availability issues quickly
  • Monitor on-shelf availability during key promotions/periods
Data Harnessing

Reporting and Data Validation

Our experienced Account Management team will provide you with guidance on how to best present the findings to your customer.

  • Easy online access to reports and photographs
  • Reports created at brand, retailer and region level
  • Capability to cross-analyse sales data, highlighting any loss revenue
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Working with Assosia?

It’s easy, simply contact us for guidance on how our on-shelf availability service can provide you with insight you need to monitor product availability in-store

  • Projects set up with 24-48 hours of request
  • Reports designed to meet your needs
  • Provide accurate and robust data and photographs
  • Online access to data, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
  • Free up internal resources
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