885 Retail Account Characteristics

Functional Group UA

X12M Supply Chain Subcommittee

This Draft Standard for Trial Use provides the format and establishes the data content of the Retail Account Characteristics Transaction Set (885) for use within the context of an Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) environment. This transaction set is used to enable a retailer, wholesaler or broker to provide detailed attributes of a retail store such as store number, size of store, class of trade, product category information, customer demographic information, or marketing, etc. to a trading partner.

Heading

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. To indicate the start of a transaction set and to assign a control number

  2. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

    The N1 segment in the header area is used to identify the sending and receiving parties.
  3. To specify pertinent dates and times

    The DTM segment in the header area is used to specify the transaction generation date and time.
  4. To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

    The PER segment in the header area is used to identify contacts for the sending party.

Detail

Position
Segment
Name
Max use
  1. 0100 Loop Mandatory
    Repeat >1
    1. To designate the entities which are parties to a transaction and specify a reference meaningful to those entities

    2. To identify the specific type of item maintenance

    3. To specify pertinent dates and times

      The DTM segment in the detail area is used to provide the effective date of the retail account characteristics.
    4. To specify additional names or those longer than 35 characters in length

    5. To specify the location of the named party

    6. To specify the geographic place of the named party

    7. To identify a person or office to whom administrative communications should be directed

    8. To identify a party by type of organization, name, and code

    9. To transmit identifying information as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier

    10. To indicate the type and size characteristics of a retail store

    11. To identify the shelf size of a department or product category within a retail store

    12. To specify product display information for a retail store

    13. To identify the type and number of marketing equipment or programs in a retail account

    14. To convey a rating value or score of a trading partner

    15. To report demographic information regarding a retail account

    16. 0110 Loop Optional
      Repeat >1
      1. To transmit standard code list identification information

      2. Code to transmit standard industry codes

  2. To indicate the end of the transaction set and provide the count of the transmitted segments (including the beginning (ST) and ending (SE) segments)

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