Newsletter | December 28, 2007

12.28.07 -- Associated Food Stores Improves Inventory Position And Service Levels With JDA Software

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Associated Food Stores Improves Inventory Position And Service Levels With JDA Software
JDA® Software Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: JDAS) announced that Associated Food Stores, the leading regional cooperative wholesale distributor supplying groceries and consumer products to almost 600 independently owned supermarkets in eight Western states, is successfully utilizing JDA Software solutions to decrease inventory levels, improve turns and service levels and enhance planner productivity. ...

Broulim's And Mywebgrocer Launch Social Networking Site For Retail Grocery: Broulims.Mybaby.Com
Life for new parents just got a little easier, and customer communication just improved at Broulim's supermarket. The Idaho based chain launched its new web site (www.broulims.com) in May 2007, including thousands of recipes, a weekly circular, "Fresh Ideas" and specials...

"Good Value" Is The Top Influencer Of U.S. Grocery Store Choice,Nielsen Reports
Good value is the most important factor in determining where global consumers spend their grocery dollars, according to a study by The Nielsen Company. Sixty percent of U.S. consumers rank "good value for money" as the most important consideration when choosing a grocery store; eighty-five percent of global consumers agree...

Leading Grocery Publication AND Industry Organization Honor Del Monte Foods WITH Category Management Awards
Del Monte Foods announced recently that the Company's category thought leadership platform is being honored by two industry awards programs. Progressive Grocer and GMA/FPA recently recognized the success of Del Monte's Category Leadership efforts with a Category Captain Award and a 2007 CPG Award Honorable Mention, respectively...

HAVOC Announces Distribution At Lowe's Grocery Stores
HAVOC announced recently that sales have been increasing through a distribution agreement with Lowe's Grocery Stores. This partnership allows HAVOC to be purchased at all Lowe's locations in United States. This partnership will continue to increase sales and product exposure for HAVOC...

Redprairie Invests In Denver Office Adding Development And Services Personnel
RedPrairie Corporation, a world leading consumer driven optimization company, announced today the plan to extend their presence in Denver by moving the center of development for their Execution Management software product line to Denver and adding professional services personnel to better service customers...

Industry Experts And Supply Chain Innovators Share Business Strategies And Best Practices At Jdaconnect 2007
JDA Software Group, Inc. recently announced that its JDAConnect 2007 EMEA customer event, held November 13 and 14 at the Disneyland Resort in Paris, attracted a diverse group of nearly 200 attendees representing over 90 companies from more than eight different regions...

Industry Standards Group Formed To Help Retailers And Plan Administrators Meet IRS Requirements For IIAS Transactions
The Special Interest Group for IIAS Standards (SIGIS), formerly known as the IIAS Standards Interest Group, recently announced its formal incorporation and the introduction of a voluntary industry standard solution to meet IRS requirements for operating an inventory information approval system (an "IIAS")...

Reflexis Rated World's Best Retail Software Company In Four Areas
Reflexis has been rated as one of the best retail software companies in the world in the annual RIS News Software LeaderBoard 2007. Reflexis took top honors in four areas, including Recommendation -- how strongly retail executives would recommend the company to their peers -- and Overall Customer Satisfaction...

Nagel Beverage Achieves Distribution And Delivery Success With Extended Suite Of Highjump Direct Store Delivery Solutions
HighJump Software, a 3M company, a global provider of supply chain execution solutions, recently announced that Nagel Beverage has significantly reduced costs and improved operations with the HighJump suite of direct store delivery (DSD) solutions...

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