Austin, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2013
Upstream Commerce, the premier provider of Retail Intelligence solutions today announced expansion of the company's US presence with new offices in Austin, Texas, together with the appointment of Bill Fanning as GM North America and VP of Sales.
"We're delighted to add Bill's perspective, depth of experience, and incredible energy to our leadership team, to continue to help retailers around the world compete more effectively," said Upstream Commerce CEO, Amos Peleg.
Mr. Fanning most recently worked at social-commerce market-leading company, Bazaarvoice, as Divisional VP of Retail Enterprise Sales. While at Bazaarvoice, Fanning was instrumental in growing the business to over $100 million in annual revenue, which culminated in a successful IPO. Prior to Bazaarvoice, Fanning held sales and business development leadership roles with Powered Inc., Troux Technologies, Pervasive Software and ETI.
"I'm particularly excited to be part of the Upstream Commerce team as we help retailers turn real-time big data into major pricing and product assortment opportunities," said Fanning.
These moves come as Upstream Commerce is experiencing accelerated growth throughout the world, serving many major retailers such as Staples and ToysRUs, encompassing more than 22 different retail categories like Apparel and Footwear, Toys, Pet Supplies, Health & Beauty, Office Supplies and Home Improvement, to name just a few.
Upstream Commerce chose Austin because it is a flourishing technology hub with a thriving entrepreneurial culture and an amazing talent pool from which to draw for its growing headcount.
About Upstream Commerce
Upstream Commerce is dedicated to helping retailers around the world compete more effectively, boost sales and grow profit margins, optimize pricing and assortment and improve merchandising strategies and tactics, through the use of advanced automated real-time intelligence gathering and analytics.
The company was founded by seasoned retail technology experts with the purpose of simplifying and streamlining the complex data gathering and processing required in retail intelligence so that retailers can concentrate on driving revenue.
Upstream Commerce’s Retail Intelligence Suite offers retailers the powers of both and Pricing Intelligence and Assortment Intelligence in one, helping retailers create more effective merchandising strategies as well as identify opportunities for better execution of pricing and assortment management.
To find out more about Upstream Commerce's Retail Intelligence Solution and to get your own free demo account -- visit http://www.UpstreamCommerce.com or call 1-800-815-1842.
About this news release:
Naomi K. Shapiro
Manager, Upstream Commerce Media, Content & PR
For company & product information:
http://www.UpstreamCommerce.com or call 1-800-815-1842