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Global Deal Will Distribute Solar Lights for Humanitarian Aid

A new deal significantly expands the presence of solar lights in the NGO and humanitarian aid sector.

Absolut Vodka Goes Live with Supply Chain Planning Software

5/21/2015 - ToolsGroup announces that its Nordic partner Optilon has successfully taken The Absolut Company, part of the Pernod Ricard group of companies, live with ToolsGroup’s SO99+ ‘Powerfully Simple’ supply chain planning software. 

Unilever Announces New CFO

5/20/2015 - Unilever announces that its Chief Financial Officer, Jean-Marc Huët, has decided to step down from his role and the Boards of Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. Graeme Pitkethly will succeed Huët as CFO.

Whirlpool Acquires American Dryer

5/19/2015 - Whirlpool Corporation has entered into an agreement to acquire American Dryer Corporation, a privately held company that manufactures and markets coin-operated industrial and specialty laundry equipment.     

Walmart Supports New Standard for Online Listings

5/19/2015 - Consumer goods need to be represented consistently, in potentially thousands of different places online. A new GS1 US standard, developed in collaboration with 18 companies, including Best Buy, Bing, CNET, eBay, Google, and Walmart,  offers a common approach for listing and classifying products across all e-commerce platforms. 

P&G to Join Roster of Major CPGs Rethinking Media Spend

5/18/2015 - Procter & Gamble (P&G) is rumored to announce a massive buying and planning review across the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico. This comes on the brink of a wave of CPG giants like Coca-Cola, Unilever and L'Oreal, that are already rethinking the way they spend their media dollars. For P&G, it will be the first time in nearly two decades that it has reviewed its U.S. buying account.

Domino's Unveils Tweet-a-Pizza

5/15/2015 - Domino's Pizza revealed this week its customers will be able to order pizza on Twitter by simply tweeting the pizza emoji to the retailer. 

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