Logility & NGC Release Digital Traceability Tool
Logility and NGC have released a digital traceability solution that lets brands and retailers document the chain of custody from component origin to importer of record.
Accenture Acquiring End-to-End Analytics
Accenture has agreed to acquire End-to-End Analytics, a boutique analytics and data science consultancy based in Palo Alto, CA, with additional offices in Brazil.
Dale Grant Named CRO at Symphony RetailAI
Dale Grant has been named chief revenue officer at Symphony RetailAI, a provider of AI-enabled and platform and customer-centric solutions for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers.
Acosta Names Derek Bowen President of Marketing Services
Bowen brings more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience to the role, where he’ll work with Acosta's leadership team to develop an integrated suite of services and solutions for consumer goods companies.
Nielsen to Sell Global Connect Business for $2.7B
Advent, in partnership with former TransUnion CEO Jim Peck, will accelerate Nielsen Global Connect's transformation and support its continued innovation in consumer and market measurement
Nielsen Global Consumer Business Rebranding as NielsenIQ
Consumer goods data and analytics provider Nielsen’s Global Consumer Business unveiled a new brand identity that includes a new company name and logo.
IRI Acquires RSi
Analytics provider IRI has acquired Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), a provider of supply chain solutions for consumer goods manufacturers and retailers.
Accenture To Acquire Myrtle Consulting Group
Accenture has agreed to acquire Myrtle Consulting Group, an industrial operations consulting firm headquartered in Houston.
Salesforce Announces Digital 360 for Single Source of Truth
Salesforce announced Digital 360, its new platform that combines its Marketing Cloud, Commerce Cloud and Experience Cloud solutions for what’s intended to be a scalable, data-driven, single source of truth for personalizing customer experiences.
IBM, Nielsen Global Consumer Business Expand Data Targeting with AI
The artificial intelligence-enabled targeting solution combines weather intelligence, and location and point-of-sale data, to create actionable insights for marketers.
Accenture to Acquire Consultancy to Improve Manufacturing Operations and Logistics
The merger will help Accenture build cloud based, industrial IoT platforms that speed up and optimize production and logistics for manufacturing and CG companies.
Nielsen Brings Cuddle Into the Fold
A subsidiary of artificial intelligence and analytics provider Fractal, Cuddle’s business analytics platform leverages artificial intelligence and voice technology.
Infosys to Acquire Product Design and Development Firm Kaleidoscope Innovation
The merger expands its engineering services portfolio by strengthening presence in medical devices, consumer and industrial markets across the United States.
IRI Appoints New President, Market and Shopper Intelligence
Allen joins IRI from consumer analytics company NPD, where he served as general manager and group president of NPD’s Checkout business.
Transplace Makes Third Strategic Acquisition in 2020 with LeanCor
The supply chain technology and lean consulting practice is expected to add to the depth of capabilities of Transplace’s 11+ billion freight network.
Blacksmith Applications Acquires Food Sales Enablers
The newly combined solution is expected to deliver best-in-class sales enablement and efficiency for CPG brands seeking sales and finance process and performance improvements.