MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Global retail data analytics leader Retail Solutions (RSi) announced today that they will be a guest speaker at the annual Trading Partner Alliance (TPA) Supply Chain Conference with Ahold USA, The Dannon Company, and the Procter & Gamble Company. This event brings together retailer and manufacturer supply chain executives and their service partners to discuss industry issues while exploring new strategy options and technology. The conference will be taking place April 30th- May 2nd, 2017 at the Paradise Point Resort in San Diego, California.  

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Thomas Elliot, Director of the Ahold USA channel for RSi will present with Julissa Susanowicz of Dannon, Ursula Iriarte of P&G, and Larry Della Noce and Michelle Rodriguez of Ahold USA. The group will present, «Supply Chain Visibility & Collaboration for True Win-Win-Win Partnerships» on Tuesday, May 2nd at 11:15 a.m. PST. The session will show how retailers and manufacturers can win through Collaborative Business Processes that optimize New Item Launches, Shelf Run-Down Management, and Promotion Forecasting. Session attendees will learn from best in class examples of collaboration that are scalable and proven to solve for mutual business issues. RSi executives will also be on hand at the event to discuss how RSi transforms data into actionable insights which drive operational clarity and establish a true measurement of daily performance. To set up time with a team member in San Diego, please visit

«We are excited to present on one of the most successful collaboration programs in North America,» said Elliot. «We have been working with Ahold and their partners for over four years and we have seen tremendous success. This program really shows how working together produces operational clarity that can help everyone operate their business more successfully.»

The TPA Supply Chain Conference was designed by retailer and manufacturer supply chain executives for senior supply chain executives and has become a can’t-miss event in the industry.  Through its rich content and networking opportunities, attendees have the opportunity to discuss effective collaboration and decision-making while learning about model practices that are designed to save companies time and money. This is RSi’s second year in a row presenting to TPA guests.

Della Noce, who has over thirteen years of experience with Ahold USA in various merchandising and supply chain roles, added, «I look forward to sharing insights about vendor collaboration initiatives that aim to enhance on shelf availability, reduce shrink, and drive promotional performance for both retailers and suppliers.» Della Noce added, «At Ahold USA we have created a new standard of excellence for vendor collaboration programs and have introduced shared business processes across the organization. By leveraging RSi’s data platform and collaboration tools, 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 Trading Partner Alliance (TPA)
The Trading Partner Alliance (TPA) is a joint industry affairs/industry relations leadership group that was formed by GMA and FMI in January 2009. The TPA exists to develop a shared retailer-manufacturer agenda on supply chain efficiency issues, the application of information technology, the adoption of environmentally-friendly business practices, and other issues. This common agenda is executed jointly by the FMI and GMA staffs and is overseen by the boards of directors of both organizations. To learn more about the event, please visit:,0

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