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Centralized Data Streamlines Collaboration For Happy Family

Centralized Data Streamlines Collaboration For Happy Family

April 29, 2016 | Retail Success Stories

Though it's owned by a multinational conglomerate, Happy Family Brands still maintains the attitude — and the staffing levels — of a scrappy, agile start-up. That means collaboration and communication are always at a premium, particularly when it comes to managing complex multi-stage tasks like introducing a new product. To raise the stakes even higher, because its products are organic baby foods, numerous regulatory, food science and quality assurance (QA) requirements must be met along the way from original ideation to delivery to the retailer's shelf.

Movers & Shakers

Publix CEO Crenshaw Retires After Four Decades With Company

Publix CEO Crenshaw Retires After Four Decades With Company

Publix CEO Ed Crenshaw will be retiring on April 30, 2016, after 42 years with the company. Upon his retirement, President Todd Jones will take on the titles of both...

RadioShack Taps Retail Veteran As Second CEO In Last Year

RadioShack Taps Retail Veteran As Second CEO In Last Year

Hoping to revitalize its image after declaring bankruptcy last year, RadioShack has named retail veteran Dene Rogers as its President and CEO, effective May 9. Rogers, who will also serve on...

Walmart Revamps Board Of Directors

Walmart Revamps Board Of Directors

Walmart Stores Inc. is cutting its board of directors from 15 to 12 with a focus on responding quicker to today’s fast-changing market. Also joining the board is a member...

Mergers & Acquisitions

Asian Fashion E-Tailer Zalora Sells Thailand and Vietnam Operations

Asian Fashion E-Tailer Zalora Sells Thailand and Vietnam Operations

Southeast Asia’s largest online fashion platform, Zalora, is selling its Thailand and Vietnam operations. Thailand’s Central Group, looking to expand its e-Commerce business, is buying the Thai business, while an...

EBay Enterprise Merges With Innotrac To Become Radial

EBay Enterprise Merges With Innotrac To Become Radial

EBay Enterprise, once a business unit of eBay, has completed its merger with global e-Commerce company Innotrac to form a new privately held company named Radial. Radial, primarily composed of former...

Sailthru Acquires Carnival To Enhance Cross-Channel Personalization

Sailthru Acquires Carnival To Enhance Cross-Channel Personalization

Customer Retention Cloud provider Sailthru has acquired Carnival, maker of a mobile marketing automation platform. The acquisition will allow Sailthru to give brands such as JustFab and TaskRabbit the ability...

Financial News

European On-Demand Grocery Platform Expands to U.S.

European On-Demand Grocery Platform Expands to U.S.

Finland-based Digital Foodie, an on-demand grocery platform encompassing the user experience as well as digital commerce, order management and fulfillment, has received a strategic investment from Enterworks that will fuel...

Dunnhumby Acquires Stake In Aptaris To Optimize Promotion Analytics

Dunnhumby Acquires Stake In Aptaris To Optimize Promotion Analytics

Customer science company dunnhumby has invested in Aptaris, an enterprise marketing and promotions management technology provider, just a few months after the two companies announced a strategic partnership agreement. With...

Influenster Scores $8 Million In Funding From Ebates

Influenster Scores $8 Million In Funding From Ebates

Influenster, a product discovery and reviews platform, has raised $8 million in funding from online cash back platform Ebates. This round of financing will help Influenster scale its growth strategies...