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EDI 889: Promotion Announcement

EDI 889 Definition

The EDI 889 transaction set is used to communicate information about promotional events or sales activities between trading partners within the retail and supply chain sectors. This document allows suppliers to inform retailers and other partners about upcoming promotions, including details such as promotion start and end dates, items included, promotional pricing, and special terms or conditions. The EDI 889 helps partners coordinate effectively to maximize the impact of promotional activities.

What is EDI 889 Used for?

Suppliers use the EDI 889 to notify retailers and other trading partners about upcoming promotions, enabling these partners to prepare for the event by adjusting inventory levels, updating pricing in their systems, and planning marketing activities. Retailers use the information to ensure that promotional activities are aligned across all channels, maximizing sales opportunities and customer engagement.

Key Elements of EDI 889

An EDI 889 document typically includes key elements to effectively convey promotion announcement information:

Benefits of EDI 889

Utilizing the EDI 889 document offers several advantages:

EDI 889 Document Example

Here’s a simplified example of what an EDI 889 might look like in raw data format:


G61*PR*Spring Sale*20241201*20241231

N1*SU*Supplier Company*92*67890

N1*ST*Retailer Company*92*12345

LIN*1*UP*0123456789012*PD*Widget A


LIN*2*UP*0234567890123*PD*Widget B



Guide to EDI 889 Terms and Elements:

This example is designed to give a basic understanding of how an EDI 889 document might look, including the types of information it conveys. Remember, the actual implementation might vary based on specific business needs and partnerships.

Advance Your Promotion Announcement Processes with Comparatio

Ready to elevate your promotional communication and effectiveness with EDI 889? Contact Comparatio today to discover how our EDI solutions can optimize your promotion announcement processes, enhance the accuracy and reach of your marketing efforts, and drive sales through targeted, timely promotions.

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