HEADLINES

Is Amazon Developing a Click-and-Collect?

Rumers are circulating that Amazon may be developing a click-and-collect groceries service.

Bumble Bee, Ocean Spray, Sun Products Deploy VMI

7/27/2015 - Bumble Bee Seafoods, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., and The Sun Products Corporation are the latest consumer goods suppliers to deploy their Vendor Managed Inventory programs using the Datalliance VMI platform. 

Nestle Launches Global R&D Center in Ohio

7/22/2015 - Nestle opens its new Nestle Research & Development Center in Solon, Ohio, the completion of a $50 million, two-year project to establish this global center.

New IDC PlanScape Offers IoT Guidance

7/22/2015 - A new IDC PlanScape is available, offering practical guidance to help IT and business leaders in manufacturing justify investment in IoT and an IoT foundation for incremental improvements and transformation.

Amazon Prime Day: Statistical Wonder or Retailer Blunder?

7/22/2015 - While the results of Amazon's first ever Prime Day are hard to argue with — 18% order increase over best Black Friday return and single day record for Prime signups — more than a handful of customers felt cheated by the e-commerce giant's flash sale approach. See how the retailer disappointed shoppers.

Unilever Partners with Alibaba in China

7/20/2015 - The two companies will make joint effort to build the biggest online and offline platform for sales, branding, cross-border e-commerce and innovation.

Jarden to Acquire Waddington Group for $1.35 Billion

7/15/2015 - Jarden Corporation, a global consumer products company, announces it will acquire Waddington Group, Inc., a leading manufacturer and marketer of premium disposable tableware, for approximately $1.35 billion.

10 Most Profitable Retailers

7/15/2015 - Revenue and stock performance are key indicators of retailer health, but profit is king. Companies are in business to make money and the quickest way to compare retailers on an apples to apples basis is profit margin. See who joined lululemon, Nike and the Gap at the top of Apparel Magazine's annual look at the 50 most profitable apparel brands.

General Mills' New Products Focus on Wellness

7/15/2015 - General Mills will debut new products this summer, including several to align with the growing consumer interest in wellness, as well as convenient products and sweets. 

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