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.

What are Consumers Saying about your Brand?

5/22/2015 - Brand owners must understand what is being said about their own brands, as well as their competitors' products, in order to succeed. These insights can then be used to respond quickly to both positive and negative online activities, so strategies can be developed to shape consumer perception. Here, two seasoned experts divulge the market strategies that can help drive business growth.

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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