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Dassault’s Consumer Experience Management, Virtually Yours
Product lifecycle management (PLM) for retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG) is usually seen as a lighter version of more complex systems used by

consumer behavior  essential to their success: consumer experience management. After all, your efforts to design and build great products will not reap financial rewards if consumers don’t actually buy your products—in retail and CPG, the utility and quality of the products is not always enough to sell them, and a good product that is also attractive and accessible is more likely to sell very well. Dassault Systèmes is one of the few vendors offering PLM solutions that specifically address customer experience in

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What Drives Profitability


Growing customer sophistication and lifetime value means managing customer behavior is key to long-term profitability. Customer profitability and customer behavior metrics enable an organization to create alignment within the go to market process, while other metrics aid in decision-making.

consumer behavior  resembles the business to consumer model. Now let's assume that an organization has calculated the profitability of each customer and has segmented the customer base into groupings according to a hierarchy of profitability. Next, assume that after studying the behavior of the low and negative profit contribution customers, it is determined that a marketing program can be devised that will move 5 percent of the negative customers into low profitability, while propelling 5 percent of the low profitability Read More

NextGen Health Care: How Technology Can Help Make Consumer-directed Health Care a Reality


Software technologies can provide a single point of entry for prospects and health plan providers to educate new or renewing prospects on the full value of each offering. Behind the scenes, these technologies can also record all prospect preferences to allow sales, marketing, advertising, and product development to benefit from more targeted offerings and personalized messaging, at greatly reduced costs.

consumer behavior  Technology Can Help Make Consumer-directed Health Care a Reality NextGen Health Care: How Technology can Help Make Consumer-directed Health Care a Reality If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Through an innovative approach and revolutionary technology, Online Insight has established a solid reputation in the marketplace with several well-known industry leaders in healthcare , life insurance, financial services and real Read More

The Ghost in the Machine: Where Has Process Automation Left the Consumer?


Business process automation is all very well and good. After all, nothing succeeds like success, especially automated success. But what is the effect of automation on the consumer, that most unpredictable of systems?

consumer behavior  and if the average consumer makes no distinction between corporate behavior and business practices as a whole, well that's just tough love. It may be worth looking at what lies beneath the outrage. It's fair to say that corporations are held to moral standards that simply do not have the same scope as those of ordinary human beings. Let's say, for example, that your neighbor cheats and lies as a matter of course. Do you phone the police? Write letters to the local newspaper? Form a coalition designed to Read More

Managing Product Content for Omni-channel Commerce: Best Practices to Consider when Evaluating Commerce MDM Vendors and Solutions


In recent years, the rise of omnichannel commerce and proliferation of digital channels have precipitated seismic shifts in consumer behavior. Customers who might have previously been motivated by brand loyalty are now faced with a superabundance of shopping options and limited time to navigate them—a scenario that promotes more carefully considered purchasing decisions in response to precise desires and requirements. This paper explores the deepening relationship between product content and conversion, and offers strategies for using content to gain an intimate understanding of customer needs.

consumer behavior  precipitated seismic shifts in consumer behavior. Customers who might have previously been motivated by brand loyalty are now faced with a superabundance of shopping options and limited time to navigate them—a scenario that promotes more carefully considered purchasing decisions in response to precise desires and requirements. This paper explores the deepening relationship between product content and conversion, and offers strategies for using content to gain an intimate understanding of customer Read More

Pricing for Profit in the Consumer Products Industry: Empowering Pricing Managers for Greater Bottom-Line Impact with Improved Market Price Intelligence


Rapidly changing market dynamics in the consumer products industries mean price management is critical to a positive bottom line. This white paper examines the evolving role of the pricing and revenue manager and how the field of market price intelligence is powering a new era of price management. With pricing intelligence, today’s pricing managers are able to make highly-responsive decisions based on sound data analysis.

consumer behavior  for Profit in the Consumer Products Industry: Empowering Pricing Managers for Greater Bottom-Line Impact with Improved Market Price Intelligence Rapidly changing market dynamics in the consumer products industries mean price management is critical to a positive bottom line. This white paper examines the evolving role of the pricing and revenue manager and how the field of market price intelligence is powering a new era of price management. With pricing intelligence, today’s pricing managers are able to Read More

Vendor Defends Its Strongholds with Focused Enterprise Resource Planning Solution


Strategic Systems International (SSI) needs no special introduction to British process industries (such as consumer products manufacturers and whisky distillers), but it largely remains a well-kept secret elsewhere.

consumer behavior  on the distribution and consumer packaged goods (CPG) markets. It provides SAP solutions and support services exclusively to mid-market companies, and internal competition with SSI is avoided by focusing on somewhat different and possibly complementary industries. The Chelford Group's goal is to become the leading supplier of supply chain management (SCM) solutions to the UK mid-market. Agility Systems Ltd , which specializes in supply chain execution (SCE) and warehouse management systems (WMS), and Read More

Goodbye PCs, Hello Appliances?


The U.S. market for Internet appliances is taking off. The new devices are expected to surpass consumer personal computer shipments in 2002.

consumer behavior  are expected to surpass consumer personal computer shipments in 2002, a leading technology market research firm said. Internet appliances are easy-to-use, lower cost devices designed solely for accessing the Internet. They do not typically have hard disk drives or some of the functions of more costly but harder to use personal computers. As an even broader group of companies seek to address the Post-PC era with these new devices, market research firm International Data Corp. (IDC) said it expected the Read More

Using Demand to Modulate Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Networks


Traditionally, the consumer packaged goods supply has been driven to market mostly by upstream manufacturers. But progressive companies are realizing the enduring value of being driven by the market, and they are starting to use demand as a guiding light.

consumer behavior  Demand to Modulate Consumer Packaged Goods Supply Networks Originally published - June 21, 2006 The success of consumer packaged goods (CPG) supply chains in profitably delivering the right products, to the right place, at the right time, has largely remained theoretical. The focus is still to make planned products at the right times, as opposed to just the right products. This implies a push culture, and constitutes excessive focus on volume and capacity use. For too long, linear supply chains Read More

Dassault Systèmes Introduces Perfect Shelf, a CPG and Retail Solution Experience


Dassault Systèmes touts Perfect Shelf as a game-changing industry solution experience for consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers and retail companies. It seems to be a rebranding of the 3DVIA Store offering. Retailers can model virtual shelves and stock them with lifelike items (realistic 3D product representations) created from either 2D computer-aided design (CAD) drawings or

consumer behavior  industry solution experience for consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers and retail companies. It seems to be a rebranding of the 3DVIA Store offering. Retailers can model virtual shelves and stock them with lifelike items (realistic 3D product representations) created from either 2D computer-aided design (CAD) drawings or photos. Multiple rules can be created beforehand about, say, the maximum number of items on a shelf, which items must not go together, etc. CPG brand manufacturers and retailers Read More

Cost and Pricing Models in Food and Beverage Processing: Seeing the Forest through the Trees


Lost sight of your bottom line? Product pricing not in step with your actual costs? So busy trying to stay on top of cost behavior that you can’t keep your costs under control? Cost and pricing models, as part of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, can help you better understand your costs. Put corrective measures into motion before problems occur—and save your food and beverage enterprise time and money.

consumer behavior  and Pricing Models in Food and Beverage Processing: Seeing the Forest through the Trees Lost sight of your bottom line? Product pricing not in step with your actual costs? So busy trying to stay on top of cost behavior that you can’t keep your costs under control? Cost and pricing models, as part of an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, can help you better understand your costs. Put corrective measures into motion before problems occur—and save your food and beverage enterprise time and Read More

Key Challenges Facing Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturers and What They Must Do To Survive


Consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers face pressures from fickle consumers, powerful retailers, globalization, and more. The CPG manufacturing industry is large and thriving, but margins are slim and competition is furious. There are hundreds of product categories, and to compete, firms must constantly innovate. See how small-to-medium CPG manufacturers can survive in the face of these external pressures and fewer resources?

consumer behavior  Challenges Facing Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturers and What They Must Do To Survive Consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers face pressures from fickle consumers, powerful retailers, globalization, and more. The CPG manufacturing industry is large and thriving, but margins are slim and competition is furious. There are hundreds of product categories, and to compete, firms must constantly innovate. See how small-to-medium CPG manufacturers can survive in the face of these external pressures Read More

Zweave, Inc


Zweave, Inc. is a design automation software company serving the needs of federal and consumer product development organizations. Zweave provides software for managing complex processes in the research and design of clothing and equipment.

consumer behavior  needs of federal and consumer product development organizations. Zweave provides software for managing complex processes in the research and design of clothing and equipment. Read More

3 Signs: Is Your Product Configurator Still Relevant to Your Customers Needs?


Stiff competition, declining profit margins, and changing consumer requirements have made mass customization necessary. But time-strapped customers don’t tolerate long sales cycles or unnecessary complexity. A self-service product configurator is one way to give customers what they want, and in a short period of time. Discover the three signs your product configurator may not be meeting your—or your customers’—needs.

consumer behavior  profit margins, and changing consumer requirements have made mass customization necessary. But time-strapped customers don’t tolerate long sales cycles or unnecessary complexity. A self-service product configurator is one way to give customers what they want, and in a short period of time. Discover the three signs your product configurator may not be meeting your—or your customers’—needs. Read More

SAP CRM


SAP CRM has been used in over twenty-five industries including automotive, chemicals, consumer products, professional services, high tech, and wholesale distribution. Its features include partner channel management, marketing, sales, professional services, interaction center management, real-time offer management, web channel management, trade promotion management, and business communication management.  

consumer behavior  industries including automotive, chemicals, consumer products, professional services, high tech, and wholesale distribution. Its features include partner channel management, marketing, sales, professional services, interaction center management, real-time offer management, web channel management, trade promotion management, and business communication management. Read More