Monthly Archives: August 2015

4 Tips to Prepare Your Warehouse for the Holiday Shopping Season

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Analysts at the National Retail Federation are predicting a steady growth in retail sales heading into the end of 2015 in line with 2014 numbers. Last years’ holiday sales came in at $616.1 billion – providing about 20% of retailers’ total earnings for the year! To capitalize on that opportunity, retail brands and their distributors

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OnDemand Webinar: Easy Button for Foodservice Profitability

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The AFS Foodservice Webinar Presenters Ken Brock, VP, Sales – TPM Division Ken is the VP of Sales for the TPM Division at AFS, Ken has over 20 years of Food and Beverage Industry experience beginning in accounting & finance and most recently as Director of National Account Sales at Perfetti Van Melle (Makers of Mentos).

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AFS™ Technologies Unveils Latest Upgrades to its Trade Promotion Management Retail Solution

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Significant enhancements supports a strategic approach to trade spend management, including scenario planning   Phoenix, AZ – August 19, 2015 – AFS Technologies, a leading global provider of software and services purpose-built for consumer goods companies, today announced the release of it upgraded AFS Trade Promotion Management Retail (TPM Retail). The latest upgrade features several

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The Myth of Retail Execution

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MYTH: Retail execution is all about customized sales force automation and it’s a matter of picking the right mobile technology that will provide a uniform approach to all your needs, from translating your trade marketing plans to monitoring promotions into in-store activities.   REALITY: When it comes to retail execution software solutions… one size does

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Eliminating Trade Promotion Surprises for Finance

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  It is trying times in the non-food sectors. There is a global shift to emerging markets. The consumer base is broadening in terms of young consumers and the aging population. Don’t forget the divide between those with low incomes and those with high incomes. These factors lead to a greater variety of trade promotions

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Inventory Traceability with a Single Scan

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How much inventory do we have on hand? Where is it? Where did it come from? Where is it going? Do you have the right mix of SKU’s based on history and compliance issues? Are we GS1 and PTI Compliant? Just a few questions a warehouse manager is constantly asking and is being asked by

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