A reset is the process of rearranging store items of a section or a display to match a store Plan-O-Gram, (POG). The purpose is to “refresh” the section, (IE: introduce new items, remove items not selling, and rearrange items on the shelf).
A "POG" is a basically a blueprint or diagram showing you exactly where on store shelves or displays items should to be placed. A Plan-O-Gram will commonly have a visual computerized picture or drawing of what the section should look like, as well as written directions that show more specific details.
Think about the creamer section of your local supermarket as an example. I’m sure you’ve noticed this creamer section is constantly evolving. Why is that? These constant changes occur when:
Some resets may be very minor and quick, while others may be major and time-consuming. However, the basics on how to perform an actual reset are generally the same, regardless of the complexity.
Before you can perform a reset though, you first need to understand how to read a Plan-O-Gram. Plan-O-Gram formats will vary depending on the store chain.