Vision Chain Inc. has released Version 3.5 of its Demand Signal Repository Software Platform. New features include the ability for consumer products companies to deploy the software in a hosted, SAS-70 secure computing environment for retailers who allow their data to be hosted.
Why does the consumer goods industry need more female leaders? The answer can be found in the insights provided by the award-winning women executives showcased in this second installment of EnsembleIQ's "Essentials" series.
Sprouts Farmers Market, Lululemon and Under Armour are among the fastest-growing retailers in the United States, according to STORES Magazine. A look at the list here highlights some of the biggest trends among consumers, including the interest surrounding organic supermarkets, high-end retail brands and mobile technologies.
Chicago-based shopper insights provider IRI and pharmaceutical market research firm Kline & Co., Parsippany, New Jersey, have partnered to provide the consumer healthcare industry a higher level of data accuracy, the companies said.
There were several big shifts, but Walmart maintains its No. 1 position on Interbrand's U.S. Most Valuable Retail Brands list for 2012 by a huge margin. Meanwhile, Amazon.com, which increased its brand value by 32 percent, is the largest riser on this year's list.
For the fifth year now, CGT and AMR Research bring you the 2009 Sales & Marketing Report. Drawing on survey feedback from consumer goods market leaders in sales, marketing and IT, this year's report identifies where sales and marketing efforts flourish and where gaps exist.
Walmart maintains its No. 1 spot on a new list of the best retail brands, and even with a 6 percent decline in brand value it preserves an enormous margin over the next closest brand. Four brands increased their brand value by more than 25 percent this year, while others fell off the list completely.