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CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology

CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology Share this: Blog / CPG Companies Must Ditch Spreadsheets and Embrace Technology CPG companies can collaborate more effectively, get consensus, and make better decisions faster with the right solutions for S&OP success. To say that today’s CPG marketplace has faced some disruption is an understatement, and the pandemic is only one of the elements causing turmoil. Companies using outmoded tools such as Excel spreadsheets and simple database systems to manage sales and operations planning (S&OP) have found themselves in an almost impossible position

Logility Partners with ArcherGrey to Strengthen Consulting and Tech Solutions

Logility Partners with ArcherGrey to Strengthen Consulting and Tech Solutions Share this: Press Release / Logility Partners with ArcherGrey to Strengthen Consulting and Tech Solutions Focusing on the evolving business climate, partnership concentrates on embracing new technology and business processes to support customers’ growth ATLANTA – October 7, 2021 – Logility, Inc., a leader in supply chain innovation powering the sustainable and resilient enterprise, has partnered with ArcherGrey to strengthen consulting and technology solutions for its customers. “ArcherGrey is well acquainted with our customer profile and understands the importance put on

How Can Life Sciences Supply Chains Navigate a Disrupted World?

How Can Life Sciences Supply Chains Navigate a Disrupted World? Share this: Blog / How Can Life Sciences Supply Chains Navigate a Disrupted World? As the U.S. heads towards its second pandemic winter, there is talk of the far-reaching effects of a global economy in the grips of continued, unpredictable disruption, while at the same time many industries – life sciences being a significant one – are grappling with their own unique challenges and growing pains. A double whammy, so to speak. The upshot is that businesses must build resilience, a tolerance for ambiguity, and the ability to focus on

WIRED Retail trends for the future of ecommerce

WIRED Smarter is returning as a two day virtual festival focusing on the latest innovations and trends shaping the future of business in the retail, money and security sectors. Split into three events, WIRED Retail on Tuesday the 12th October will be of most interest to ecommerce retailers with WIRED Money and WIRED Security taking place on Wednesday the 13th October. Kicking off the series on Tuesday, WIRED Retail will uncover the most exciting trends for the future of ecommerce, showcasing the smart technologies engaging the fast-evolving customer with speakers

First Women’s Bank launches in US with focus on fixing gender lending gap

A new commercial bank in the US is aiming to be the first and only women-led and women-focused lender operating in the country. First Women’s Bank CEO, Marianne Markowitz First Women’s Bank, founded in 2019 and headquartered in Chicago, opened its first branch last month after gaining final approval from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) in July. It is the first new bank to be chartered in Illinois since 2010 and raised an initial $30 million through a group of 200 investors, including Tennis star Billie Jean King. The

Canadian tech firm Coconut Software secures $22m Series B funding

Canadian tech firm Coconut Software has raised $22 million (CAD 28 million) in Series B funding. Coconut CEO Katherine Regnier The round was led by Toronto-based growth equity firm Klass Capital, with participation from Coconut’s entire roster of existing investors including Information Venture Partners, ScaleUp Ventures, Conexus Venture Capital Fund and Bay Partners. Coconut provides appointment scheduling and lobby management software for financial institutions which it claims reduces “no shows” and wait times for customer appointments and boosts conversion rates. The Saskatoon firm, whose clients include RBC Royal Bank, Arvest Bank,

New US fintech Monai to gamify savings for Millennials and Gen Z

A new social finance app in the US is aiming to help young users decrease their debt by playing video games. Monai says users can game to “crush” their debt Monai, which is still in the waiting list stage, says users can use time spent playing mobile games to earn interest on savings they deposit in the app. The firm also promises to offer a savings advisor, which will provide Millennial and Gen Z customers with tips on purchases. Savings in the fintech’s “Money Boost” system will be invested in

Butn strengthens position in real estate sector, inks new partnerships for SMB lending

Business-to-business transactional funder, Butn Limited (ASX:BTN) has announced two new partnerships in the commercial real estate space, strengthening its position and expertise in small business lending for the sector.Butn has entered into a first to market partnership with Australia’s leading real estate Customer Relationship Management software solution (CRM) Agentbox, providing real estate agents across the country with early access to their commissions.The integration utilising Butn Now, which is now live, will enable agents in over 2,000 real estate offices nationwide to access their full commissions upfront less a small fixed

Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability

Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability Share this: Blog / Build a Compliant Network with Supply Chain Traceability Supply chain traceability allows you to track the origin and journey of your business’s products and their inputs through every step of the supply chain. For fashion companies, for example, supply chain traceability solutions document the chain of custody of your goods and inputs from the cotton source to the importer of record.   An effective traceability solution provides supply chain transparency. It allows supply chain managers to see critical information that improves