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J. M. Smucker Completes Acquisition of Big Heart Pet Brands

In connection with the closing of the transaction, Dave West, who served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Big Heart Pet Brands, has joined the company as an executive officer.

Heinz and Kraft Ink Merger Deal to Create Food Giant

3/25/2015 - The definitive merger agreements creates The Kraft Heinz Company, which will make it the third largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth largest food and beverage company in the world.

The Top 10 Specialty Retailers for 2015

3/24/2015 - The specialty retailer segment has become the story of the haves and the have nots. As news continues to break of store closings and bankruptcy filings across the segment, the members of RIS News' annual ranking of the Top 10 Specialty Retailers continue to show incremental growth.

Emerging Tech Impacts Innovation Management Challenges

3/24/2015 - According to a new study, emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, social computing, cloud computing, semantic analysis, virtual reality, computer-aided design, and big data analytics are expected to heavily influence innovation management.

PEDS Legwear Selects Fashion PLM Solution

3/19/2015 - Features of NGC's fashion PLM platform such as workflow calendars, global collaboration and exception dashboards are expected to further streamline productivity for PEDS Legwear.

Data Without Action Is Just Trivia

3/18/2015 - Big data insights matter for naught if companies are unable or unwilling to take action. MGM Resorts International will share how the company leverages business intelligence in daily operations for greater control over the volume and velocity of data and the distillation of valuable insights into an actionable plan.

Top and Bottom Retailers for Customer Experience

3/17/2015 - Temkin Group interviewed over 10,000 consumers for its 5th annual customer experience survey and uncovered that while many retailers are routinely satisfying customers others are missing the mark. See where PetSmart, Amazon, Best Buy, and others ranked.

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