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Nestle Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill at All Factories

Nestlé USA announces that all of its 23 factories – spanning confections, dairy, frozen and refrigerated meals, ice cream, baking ingredients, and beverages – are now landfill-free, contributing zero waste for disposal.

Nestle Names EVP Zone Asia, Oceania, Africa

4/22/2015 - Nandu Nandkishore, Executive Vice President in charge of Zone Asia, Oceania and Africa (AOA), has decided to take early retirement after a long and distinguished career with Nestlé.

Walmart is the Largest IT Investor in the World

4/21/2015 - Saying Walmart is the biggest IT investor in retail might raise a few eyebrows, but most people would likely shrug their shoulders and respond with "well that makes sense." But according to the latest research from IDC, Walmart is not only the biggest IT spender in retail, but is the biggest investor in IT across industries worldwide.

2015 Standout SMBs

4/16/2015 - Through the use of innovative thinking, technology solutions and even some aggressive marketing, these nine Standout SMB companies should be duly noted for the strategies that helped them grow in the midmarket.

Talking Rain Finds the Right Mix

4/16/2015 - Since Talking Rain's ultimate retail strategy is to be a trusted advisor providing insight to its customer about the right product mix and placement of products, the company needed a technology that would enable the category management, marketing and sales teams to provide retailers with these insights.

Findus Sweden AB Takes Back Control

4/16/2015 - With a supply chain that includes 800 finished goods items, 2,000 raw materials SKUs, four factories in Sweden, 23 production lines, and many more complexities -- inventory control is no easy feat. That's why Findus uses actionable insights to take back control of its inventory.

Amazon Creates Potential Edge for Major CPG Brands

4/15/2015 - Amazon set the Internet aflutter when it announced its latest digital innovation the Dash Button. Major CPG companies like P&G, Clorox, Coca-Cola and Kraft are already on board with the e-commerce giant testing with Amazon Prime members. It is already being said that these in-home buttons could give big CPG players the 'leverage they've lacked in e-commerce.'

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