We are the clear category leader in the pickles category at many of our retailers
Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) November 18, 2010
Retail Solutions Inc., the leading solution provider helping consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies create value from operational downstream data, today announced that Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc, the largest privately held pickle company in the United States, has selected its platform to transform retailer data into actionable insights.
“We are the clear category leader in the pickles category at many of our retailers,” said Pete Troutman, National Sales Manager, Mt. Olive Pickle Company. “To maintain that leadership position, we have to continually innovate and be in perfect alignment with our customers. We have selected Retail Solutions as it gives us the right tools to understand our customers from their point of view and to build and execute strategies that meet our joint objectives.”
Retail Solutions provides the industry’s most widely used platform to transform downstream data, such as point-of-sale and inventory data by day, by store and by SKU into proactive, actionable insights across the enterprise.
More than 350 CPG companies, including 21 of the first 25 largest companies in the industry, apply Retail Solutions’ Retail Execution Management best practices to enable their customer teams to monitor and improve on-shelf availability, drive promotion and new product introduction execution, increase forecasting accuracy and drive inventories down in near-real time, at every store, for every SKU.
Mt. Olive Pickle Company and Retail Solutions identified together some of the key objectives of their partnership:
•Allocate displays into stores
•Optimize promotional execution
•Provide insights and feedback regarding assortment and mix in different stores and banners.
“As Retail Execution Management becomes a standard practice across the CPG industry, category leaders have to hone their understanding of their customers and their retail expertise,” said Brian Kay, Retail Channel Director, Retail Solutions. “We are honored to welcome Mt. Olive Pickle Company as the latest member of our long list of customers, and we look forward to helping them reinforce their leadership position.”
“We always look for ways to make a difference at our customers,” added Troutman. “Retail Solutions has built a full solution to support our needs, along with a comprehensive set of templates we need to drive the strategic priorities we share with our customers. By helping us focus on the business opportunities we share with our customers, Retail Solutions is one of the core strategies enabling Mt. Olive Pickle Company to become a better supplier.”
Mt. Olive Pickle Company will start to use Retail Solutions immediately, thanks to its no-investment, no-delay, no-hassle Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model.
About Retail Solutions Inc.
Retail Solutions powers Retail Execution Management. Retail Solutions develops and delivers a comprehensive suite of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions that turn downstream data, such as point-of-sale (POS), supply chain, merchandiser feedback and customer loyalty data into actionable visibility into the store and onto the shelf.
More than 350 leading companies such as 3M, Abbott, Bausch & Lomb, Bayer, Colgate-Palmolive, Clorox, Heineken, HP, Kao Brands, Kraft, Nestlé, Novartis, Procter & Gamble, Reckitt-Benckiser, Schering-Plough Corp. and Unilever trust Retail Solutions to grow their retail sales, maximize in-store operation productivity, plan and execute more effective promotions, reduce their costs and join efforts with retail partners to improve shelf availability and consumer satisfaction. Please visit http://www.retailsolutions.com for more information.
Media and Analyst Contact Information:
Cedric Guyot, +1(650) 390-6106, cedric(dot)guyot(at)retailsolutions(dot)com
About Mt. Olive Pickles Company Inc.
In business since 1926, Mt. Olive Pickle Company manufactures and markets the best selling brand of pickles in the Southeast, and second best selling and fastest growing brand in America. Visit the company website at http://www.mtolivepickles.com.
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