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April 19, 2017
Boston/Paris – Kalypso is partnering with Trace One, a global leader in private label management (PLM) software, to help private label retailers and suppliers grow their businesses in a time of industry disruption.
Private label is a key strategic initiative for retailers and suppliers that requires industry-specific PLM solutions and business processes. The partnership brings together two of the market-leading experts in private label strategy and management to support the implementation and utilization of Trace One solutions. With access to retail experts with hands-on industry experience, Trace One and Kalypso customers can realize an accelerated return on investment (ROI) and shorter time to value from their PLM investments.
“This partnership is further validation of our position as a leading PLM provider globally,” said Shaun Bossons, Chief Revenue Officer, Trace One. “Our industry expertise, people and solutions, combined with the unprecedented industry and subject matter expertise of Kalypso, will add significant value to the retail marketplace.”
In addition to Trace One’s PLM software, clients can receive comprehensive PLM consulting, implementation and support services from Kalypso, including strategy, process, organization alignment, requirements definition, selection, planning and execution.
“PLM is at the core of transforming the retail product development lifecycle in today’s digital world,” said Will Yester, Senior Manager, Kalypso. “We look forward to working with Trace One to help our clients drive this transformation and deliver better results from innovation.”
For more information about Trace One, visit www.traceone.com.
To learn more about Kalypso, visit www.kalypso.com.
Founded in 2001, Trace One powers the world’s largest collaborative network for private label development with more than 20,000 companies in 100 countries developing over $300B in products annually. Our globally proven platform enables our customers to develop and manage private label products, ensure conformity to industry and government legislation and drive consumer trust.
Kalypso is a global consulting firm, helping clients deliver better results from innovation in a digital world. The firm delivers a comprehensive set of capabilities across strategy, operations and technology to improve innovation performance.