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Stuart D (Stuart Dunkin)

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  • Registered On :2015-11-17 06:40:32
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Data Profits in Gartner’s 2017 Retail Replenishment and Forecasting Software Guide for the Sixth Year
Atlanta, Georgia – Feb 13, 2018 – Data Profits Inc. (www.Data-Profits.com), a leading provider of mid-market retail forecasting and replenishment software, is proud to announce that they have been included in the prestigious Gartner Inc. 2017 Market Guide for Retail Forecasting and Replenishment Solutions. This Guide was compiled by Gartner Research VP, Mike Griswold, who has worked at Gartner for 12 years and has 32 years of industry experience. One of the Key Trends highlighted in 2017 Guide by Mr. Griswold is the growing importance of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence(AI) in forecasting and replenishment systems.
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Returning From Paradise to Solve Demand Forecasting Issues

As June passes we think ‘vacation’. A tropical island is my vacation dream. My northern friends often ask how can I stand the extreme heat of the tropic. The answer to that question is also the highlight of our content this month – I adapt fast. The human body of is highly adaptable. “Our bodies, highly amenable machines that they are, can acclimatize to cold environments and warm environments, alike.” The internet of things (IOT) has been battled by the movie business longer than anyone. VCR, Netflix, Redbox and even YouTube have put the heat on the movie business. The movie business has done a great job “ADAPTING” by cutting locations, changing products and adjusting even things like length of movie and credits all to entice the customer to go to a movie. While many consultants and bloggers write about the end of brick and mortar retail, this is far from certain. I leave you with a quote to think about as you read this month’s cover stories.

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dataprofitsmoneyATLANTA, June 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Data Profits Inc., (https://www.data-profits.com), a leading mid-market solutiondemand forecasting provider, announced today that The Empire Company LLC has selected Data Profits for their demand forecasting, order management, and replenishment solutions.

The Empire Company LLC, headquartered in Zeeland, Michigan, is one of the largest millwork distributors in the United States. Their product lines include: moulding, stair parts, hardwood and softwood boards, plank paneling, PVC products, decorative moulding accessories, and columns.  The Empire motto, “The customer always comes first”, has been the underlying theme to their success and growth. Finding a new partner to continue their success was a key decision for their organization’s future.

“Adopting Data Profits’ solutions will positively impact our cash flow, and give us better tools to maintain the high service levels our customers expect,” stated Empire’s Kevin Spalding, VP of Supply Chain. “The iKIS™ solution provides higher supply chain visibility, more accurate demand forecast, and streamlines our replenishment processes.”

“Social media has created a constantly changing marketplace, forcing retailers and distributors to adopt responsive demand forecasting and replenishment processes. The results from iKIS™ are unlike anything previously available from legacy distributor systems,” said Stuart Dunkin, CEO of Data Profits. “By focusing capitol spend on better selling products, our customers see higher service and sales.”

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7 Reasons Demand Driven Is More Than a Buzz Word

What Do You Really Know about Demand Driven

Demand Driven sounds impressive doesn’t it? Sales and marketing people keep saying you need to be ‘Demand Driven’ and let’s be honest, most marketing and sales folks are like politicians, they can say a lot that sounds amazing but do very little to support their message or meaning. To understand the importance of Demand Driven, you need to identify what is true and what is false about Demand Driven concepts, otherwise the Buzz Term Demand Driven just becomes a Buzz Kill.
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iKIS Promotion Management Module Provides Cutting Edge Retail Promotion Forecasting

ATLANTA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Data Profits Inc. announced the release of their iKIS™ Retail Promotion Solution that extends End-to-End Promotion Planning for the Retail, Wholesale, and Grocery Industries.
Data Profits (https://www.data-profits.com), a leading mid-market Supply Chain Management (SCM) solution provider delivering key demand driven forecasting and inventory replenishment functionality that leads to higher supply chain performance and profitability, is excited to offer new functionality to its customers and their suppliers that provides an end to end solution for trade promotion planning and execution.
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