RollStream and Natural Insight Partner to Provide New Supply Chain Management and Execution Capabilities
Joint Solution Provides Faster Speed to Market with Improved Quality
MCLEAN and STERLING, VA July 13, 2010 RollStream Inc., the leader in enterprise community management and Natural Insight, the leading web-based platform for task management and workforce optimization, today announced a channel partnership to help large enterprises optimize their supply chain operations by improving execution management processes and boosting trading partner compliance and performance. The joint offering brings together RollStreams community management platform with Natural Insights workforce platform to accelerate task plan creation, enhance in-store project execution and improve overall trading partner collaboration and compliance to drive new supply chain efficiencies.
Phoenix, AZ — Co-Sales Company is proud to announce their expansion of the Confection/ Convenience Store business into the Southern California market. We are now set to manage Confection/Snack brands for not only the Grocery Class of Trade, but for Convenience, Dollar and Vending, as well. For more information or to apply for open position:
Merchandising Solutions Group announces the hiring of Robert Little as President of its Grocery Division. Robert spent 16 years in management with Kroger and the past 5 years with Kellogg. “We are excited to have Robert on board. He has a great deal of experience and will be instrumental in growing our Grocery Division”, says Rick Clark, Chairman and CEO of Merchandising Solutions Group.
CHARLOTTE, N.C., — Baker & Taylor, Inc., the world’s largest distributor of physical and digital books and entertainment products, is proud to announce an expanded relationship with retail partner Shopko. Baker & Taylor, which already supplies music to Shopko’s stores in 13 states, will now be the retailer’s sole supplier of books and will also provide Shopko with both field merchandising and vendor managed inventory services.
TARRYTOWN, NY, Jun 18, 2010 — SPAR Group, Inc. (the “Company” or “SPAR”) a leading supplier of retail merchandising and other marketing services throughout the United States and internationally, today announced that the Company has been named Consumer Products Group Partner of the Year by Health Mart(R). SPAR Group is the inaugural recipient of this award.
MINNEAPOLIS – May 4, 2010 – Driveline Retail Merchandising announced today that Vince Willis, vice chairman, is leaving the company to pursue other interests. Willis joined the Driveline organization with the acquisition of Storecast, Inc., of which he was chief executive.
New York, NY — Eileen Scott has joined ICC/Decision Services as Chief Operating Officer, effective today, according to CEO and President David Rich.
New clients, growth among existing clients drive firm’s record quarterly results and positive outlook for the year
STERLING, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– In another sign of an improving business climate, technology innovator Natural Insight is seeing expanded adoption of its Execution Intelligence platform in retail and other business sectors. By incorporating the solution into their business operations, client organizations are able to accelerate change as they pull out of the economic recession.
Metaworks Inc is proud to be launching our latest version on Mantis (Mantis 4). Mantis is our data collection and reporting system that has been developed specifically for the Merchandising and Manufacturing industries.
Mantis 4 is built on the success of previous versions as well as adding new features, including reports and overall increased flexibility.
There is a brand new look and feel to Mantis 4. Written in XML we have now allowed you, the user, to completely customize and add as many levels as needed to your products, accounts, and sales force. The layout of the screens as well as the customized labels will give you the freedom to make Mantis 4 your product. No longer are you making your company fit the system.
Mantis 4 still has all of the great features of previous versions:
- Build your own call reports, asking any type of question you need (multiple choice, text, inventory counts, etc.)
- Collect any type of field data you need (incl photos, signatures,)
- Collect data with handhelds , web entry or a combination of both.
As well as new ones:
- The handhelds now include Blackberry as well as the current Palm and Win Mobile units.
- Increased reporting functions which are easy to use. Mantis is designed to be used by your sales and operations staff.
- Better filtering of data for reports.
- Exporting of reports to other applications (incl Excel, and PDF).
- Improved access with greater flexibility to Mantis for both company staff as well as your clients.
- Graphs and Pie Charts of report results for better internal and client presentations.
- Also, within the next 3 months, customized Dash-Board Reports for quick big-picture results and better tracking of projects.
Metaworks offers a lease, rent, as well as purchase options for Mantis 4.
Please come by the Metaworks booth at the upcoming NARMS conference in April for a one-on-one live demonstration of Mantis 4 and get the complete picture.
See you in Tampa,
Apollo Retail and its DDP Holdings Parent announced today the opening of its Canadian business unit Apollo Retail Specialists of Canada Inc. in support of the growing operational needs in Canada.
The new office is located in the Greater Toronto Area and will serve as the central point of contact for all clients in the region. The business unit manager will be Paula Ferreira as Director of Operations for our Canadian division. Paula has over 8 years experience; leading merchandising, reset and staffing operations for some of Canada’s leading retail service providers.
“Paula will leverage her experience in retail services to expand the reach of Apollo Retail throughout Canada. We have always been impressed with her professionalism having worked directly with our executives on previous projects in the Canada - such as our initial efforts with Lowes Hardware.”
Initial contacts may be directed to:
Apollo Retail Specialist