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EDI 884: Market Development Fund Allocation

EDI 884 Definition

The EDI 884 transaction set is used within the retail and consumer goods industries to communicate information related to the allocation of market development funds. These funds are typically provided by manufacturers to retailers or distributors to support marketing and sales efforts for specific products. The EDI 884 includes details on the amount of funds allocated, the conditions for fund usage, and the products or promotions targeted by these funds.

What is EDI 884 Used for?

Manufacturers use the EDI 884 to inform retailers or distributors about the allocation of market development funds designed to enhance the marketing and sales of specific products. This can include co-op advertising, in-store promotions, and other marketing activities. Retailers and distributors use the information to plan and execute marketing activities in alignment with the manufacturer’s funding and guidelines, ensuring that the allocated funds are used effectively to drive sales.

Key Elements of EDI 884

An EDI 884 document typically includes key elements to effectively convey market development fund allocation information:

Benefits of EDI 884

Utilizing the EDI 884 document offers several advantages:

EDI 884 Document Example

Here’s a simplified example of what an EDI 884 might look like in raw data format:



N1*MF*Manufacturer Name*1*123 Manufacturer Street*City*ST*12345

N1*RE*Retailer Name*2*456 Retailer Avenue*City*ST*67890

FIS*10000*20241101*20241231*Product Promotion

ITD*01*14*30*20241231*Promotion Conditions

G47*Sales Target*100000


Guide to EDI 884 Terms and Elements:

This example is designed to give a basic understanding of how an EDI 884 document might look, including the types of information it conveys. Remember, the actual implementation might vary based on specific business needs and partnerships.

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