Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi) to Present with the Kellogg Company and Ahold USA at GS1 Connect 2017

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Global retail data analytics leader Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi) announced today that they will be a guest speaker at GS1 Connect 2017. RSi will present along with their partners, the Kellogg Company and Ahold USA, about their proven collaborative business processes that are based on a single shared truth. The group will be speaking as part of the Grocery Track at this event that draws over 1300 attendees. According to GS1, the Grocery Track at GS1 Connect was designed by industry for industry to help companies address challenges by leveraging GS1 standards to share data, promote product data accuracy, and optimize operational processes. The conference will be taking place June 20th - June 22nd, 2017 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.

Thomas Elliot, Director of the Ahold USA channel for RSi, will present with Emily Zippilli of the Kellogg Company and Jeffrey Cree of Retail Business Services, an Ahold Delhaize company. The group will present, "On-Shelf Availability—From Insights to Action" on Tuesday, June 20th at 2:00 p.m. PDT in the Mount Royal conference room at The Cosmopolitan. This session will explore examples of how retailer and manufacturer partners can successfully collaborate to achieve operational clarity that is based on a shared truth and helps to maximize sales. Session attendees will learn that collaborative business processes, with consistent data, allow both retailers and manufacturers to reap great benefits by following a proven and scalable process that solves mutual business issues and improves on-shelf-availability (OSA).

"We are excited and honored to present on one of the most successful collaboration programs in North America," said Elliot. "We have been working with Ahold USA and their brands for over four years and we have seen tremendous success. This program really shows how working together produces operational clarity that helps both the retailer and their CPG partners operate their business more successfully."

The session will offer a retailer's and a manufacturer's perspective on their shared journey of collaboration and the benefits of shared data standards.  The group will present for thirty minutes and will be on hand to answer questions following the session.

Cree, who has over 17 years of experience with Ahold USA, added, "I look forward to speaking about Ahold USA's active mission to collaborate with our strategic vendor partners to drive actionable insights and efficiencies. By leveraging RSi's data platform and collaboration tools and using a structured, continual improvement methodology, we are better able to align our business goals and daily priorities with our vendor partners."

About Retail Solutions Inc. (RSi)
Retail Solutions, Inc. (RSi) transforms data into value -- in the store, on the shelf and with shoppers worldwide.  To achieve operational clarity and measure performance daily, the world's leading companies turn to RSi to transform their data into actionable insights. As the leader in data management and innovation with the most retailer collaboration programs in the industry, our goal is to bring operational clarity to our customers so they can operate their business more successfully. From solving out-of-stocks to driving inventory down, from optimizing sales strategies to determining marketing ROI, RSi helps cut costs and improve sales. For thirteen years we have been a trusted, massive data and analytics partner to more than 175 retailers and over 500 CPG companies, including such household names as Colgate-Palmolive, Nestlé, the Procter & Gamble Company, and Unilever. To learn more about the company, please visit: and

About Ahold USA
Ahold USA is a proud company of Ahold Delhaize, one of the world's largest food retail groups, a leader in supermarkets and e-commerce, and a company at the forefront of sustainable retailing. Ahold USA supports four regional Divisions – Stop & Shop New England, Stop & Shop New York Metro, Giant Landover, and Giant Carlisle – that together operate approximately 780 supermarkets with 115,000 associates in 14 states and the District of Columbia along with Peapod, the nation's leading e-commerce grocery shopping/delivery service.  For more information, visit

About GS1
GS1 US® is a not-for-profit information standards organization. GS1 US has 300,000-plus members, and GS1 Standards are the most widely-used supply chain standards in the world. Founded in 1973 and based in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, GS1 US administers the Universal Product Code (U.P.C.) barcode, as well as other information standards and data carriers.

GS1 US collaborates with business and industry to encourage the adoption and use of GS1 Standards-based solutions that can help improve business processes. The standards also help support many regulatory compliance requirements for a number of industries including healthcare and the food industry. 

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