We are restlessly advancing category management
Management book on leveraging AI in your organization
HBR Press released a booked entitled: Human + Machine: Reimagining Work in the Age of AI, the book explored over 1,500 companies and discovered that the biggest performance improvements came when organizations focused on human/machine collaboration. This is what HIVERY and HIVERY Curate is doing exactly. We augment retailers, supermarket & grocery thinking on micro space planning powered by AI. In fact we are pioneering of Hyperlocal retailing.
This is definitely book a recommend and if you want a copy, let me know I see what I can do!
Lead category management transformation
Flora Delaney on seven timeless retail principles and latest changes in category management
Flora Delaney, a Senior Executive with 25+ years experience in the Retail, Marketing, Consumer Research and Information Services industries and author of RETAIL The Second-Oldest Profession. In this podcast, Flora shares her deep experience in Category Management, Productivity and Merchandising, and the future of retailing including AI and supply chain changes.
Industry research and insight
Forrester Research: AI In retail needs to start at the backend with smart automation
According to Forrester Research, retailers & CPGs should focus on backend operations and augment decision making with smart analytics to frequently asked questions.
Gartner Research: Emerging trends in retail and how artificial intelligence is accelerating this
Retail CIOs can leverage artificial intelligence to capture deeper insights, anticipate customer needs and proactively deliver across every touchpoint.
Future of Category Management: New capabilities needed to remain indispensable
We often hear that the future of Consumer Packaged Goods and retail sectors begins with Artificial Intelligence (AI), but how exactly can AI shift category management.
Podcast: The Supermarket Guru® on trends & changes in supermarket
Phil Lempert, also known as the Supermarket Guru, is an expert analyst on consumer behavior and the changing retail landscape for more than 25 years, shares his thoughts.
Podcast: Shifts in category management and how AI is being used and more
Among many topics, Zach explores the "snowflake" effect of product categories and space; how each store is so different (as a snowflake), yet when it comes to space assortment, the retail industry continues treating each store and their SKU supply the same.
Podcast: Science of retail optimization & methods we use
Mark Lawrenson has graduated with honours in mathematical applications and was previously a researcher at CSIRO/Data61. In this podcast he explains the science of optimization methods; the science of finding the best alternatives from many alternatives and impact to retail.
Novel approach to transferable demand
We have been at the leading edge of category management technology for few years now. We help some of the world’s biggest manufacturers predict how shopper demand will transfer when products are added to or deleted from a store’s shelf. The key is deciphering a store’s unique purchase behavior.
Borrowing ideas from deep learning method, HIVERY is able to generate data from random noise (i.e. random numbers) to infer incrementality and demand transferability. It's the world’s first AI driven cannibalization model, and it drives Hivery's assortment recommendations.
VP Client Services at HIVERY
With 20+ years of category management and shopper insight experience, Steve Weir has had diverse senior roles at world leading companies including The Coca-Cola Company, ConAgra Foods and Kraft Foods. He has led and supported category and sales teams, provided category leadership, conducted in-store and shopper marketing and enabled . With worth of experience and expertise, Steve operates with integrity and believes strong partnership is the key a win-win play. Steve's goal is help keep customers delighted while building and leading a high performance team