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Latest solution optimizes on-shelf availability to help retailers and CPG manufacturers increase sales, profits and ROI CROSSMARK, a leading sales and marketing services agency, this week hosts its first major thought leadership summit – the Smarter Growth Summit – in Bentonville, Arkansas, to offer a new growth solution for the retail and consumer packaged goods industry that utilizes real-time data and predictive analytics to combat the out-of-stock issues disrupting the industry. Also participating in the summit is CROSSMARK’s partner Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), a leading provider of technology solutions for CPG manufacturers and retailers. With many challenges impacting on-shelf availability in » Read More…



OSA End-to-End Delivers a 10-fold Return on Investment (ROI) in Addition to Driving a Significant Increase in Sales for CPGs and Retailers Increases Productivity and Reduces Costs by Optimizing Go-to-Market and In-Store Activities Enables Suppliers and Retailers to Deliver a Frictionless Omnichannel Experience, Strengthening Consumer Loyalty and Boosting Sales and Profits SAN JOSE, CA – January 23, 2020 – Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), the leading provider of technology solutions that enable CPG manufacturers and retailers to grow and profit, today announced the launch of OSA End-to-End, a proven On-Shelf Availability (OSA) solution that helps CPG manufacturers achieve a 10-fold ROI » Read More…



Collaboration provides CPG marketers with access to point-of-sale and SKU level data to enhance product sales   PHILADELPHIA AND SAN JOSE, CA – January 23, 2020 – Goodway Group, the digital partner advertisers trust to deliver campaign performance and media efficiency, has partnered with Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), the leading technology company enabling CPG manufacturers and retailers to drive increased sales growth and profitability. The new partnership empowers Goodway Group with integrated retailer data via Ansa, RSi’s automated analytics solution, to bolster media buying strategies and drive in-store sales. RSi’s Ansa provides Goodway Group with an unparalleled level of detail around » Read More…



Newly Launched Partnership Will Tap Multi-Billion-Dollar Latin American Market for Digital Transformation Tech Solutions Enabling CPG Manufacturers and Retailers to Increase Sales and Profits SAN JOSE, CA – November 6, 2019 – Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), the leading provider of AI-driven technology solutions that enable CPG manufacturers and retailers to grow and profit, today announced an exclusive partnership with Latin America’s leading supply chain consulting and technology services provider, Logística de México (LDM). The new partnership enables both companies to increase significantly their presence and penetration in the rapidly growing, multi-billion-dollar market across Latin America for digital transformation technology solutions » Read More…



RSi Outlines Omnichannel Integrated Forecasting Model in FMI White Paper   SAN JOSE, CA – April 18, 2019 – Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi), the leading technology company enabling CPG manufacturers and retailers to drive greater sales and profitability, today announced its participation in the Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) 2019 Executive Workbook on digitally-engaged grocery shoppers. This year’s workbook and associated white papers provide FMI members with actionable tools and resources to work towards growing profits in today’s increasingly omnichannel world. In FMI’s executive content, RSi outlines a proven strategy and operational approach for CPG manufacturers and retailers to turn the » Read More…



Excerpt from article: Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Nielsen have expanded their “Digitally Engaged Food Shopper” study with an omnichannel roadmap for the food marketing industry. Featuring more advisory partners, this year’s study will offer a set of actionable tools and resources to allow FMI members to work toward achieving a profitable business in an omnichannel environment. Over the past three years, Nielsen and FMI’s joint effort has revealed insights on current and future digital shopping behaviors within the food retail sector. The 2019 initiative provides a new set of action items with new perspectives from A.T. Kearney, NPD, Precima, » Read More…



The most successful grocery retailers and CPG manufacturers are driving increased sales and profits by delivering an ideal omnichannel shopping experience, which requires having the consumers’ preferred brands on the shelf, at the right time, at the right price. It’s all about delighting consumers by maximizing on-shelf availability (OSA), and giving them the choice to do their shopping in-store, online, or a combination of both.



One of the sessions at the 2019 Food Marketing Institute Midwinter Executive Conference reminded me of an ‘80s perfume commercial: Between physical and digital lies obsession … with the customer …

With the rapid rise of digital retail disrupting the market, the past few confabs came across to me as perhaps a bit panicky, arms waving in the air, warning all to jump aboard the online express or be ground under its wheels.



Every winter, food retailing executives jet off to a sunny resort city to meet and discuss the most pressing issues facing their industry. Rain and colder-than-average temperatures, unfortunately, greeted conference goers for much of this year’s Food Marketing Institute’s Midwinter Executive Conference in Miami — a development that seemed appropriate, in one way, given the dark clouds hanging over the industry.

But the gloomy weather didn’t put a damper on the lively exchange of ideas. Indeed, whereas last year’s conference seemed to focus on the doom and gloom surrounding Amazon’s takeover of Whole Foods and the daunting prospect of digital transformation, this year’s conference centered on solutions to the many challenges retailers face.



Technology provider Retail Solutions Inc. (RSi) and sales and marketing services company Crossmark have teamed up to launch OSA360, which they say is the first end-to-end offering enabling CPG manufacturers and retailers to solve their out-of-stocks (OOS) issues. OSA360 combines the two companies’ retail industry experience, global footprint and technology expertise to create a one-of-a-kind, “closed loop” offering. The new product is designed to help CPGs and retailers maximize their on-shelf availability (OSA) and recapture millions in sales that are lost each year to OOS and inefficient in-store execution. Retail industry benchmarks consistently cite OOS rates of 8 to 10 » Read More…

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