nChannel Releases Product Information Management and BI Apps
nChannel, aprovider of multichannel management software that simplifies selling for retailers, today released a suite of cloud applications that make it easier for sellers to manage product information and access better intelligence about business performance.
"Today's consumers are engaging with sellers in many different ways, and they expect a level of service, simplicity, and style in every aspect of their shopping experience," said Steve Weber, president and CEO of nChannel, in a statement. "Extending offline business in an online market can present unique and very costly challenges, which is why nChannel has developed a solution that was designed specifically with the multichannel merchant in mind. We know the hurdles, and our platform is making it easier for retailers to manage operations and uncover new opportunities."
nChannel's new applications that extend the capabilities of the company's cloud-based AppSuite offering include the following:
- Product Information Management: Creates a single version of the truth for all products to help sellers go to market faster. The app collects product data from systems, spreadsheets, and suppliers and can organize the details by region, brand, season, promotion, etc., to simplify updates and merchandising. It can also perform bulk updates to help sellers manage pricing and promotions, as well as enable them to search key product data.
- Business Intelligence: nChannel's app analyzes relevant company data in real time through prebuilt dashboards. With data that already flows through nChannel, the app helps sellers track and compare business performance by region, product, category, store, channel, etc. and by timeframe (i.e. by quarter, month, week, day, or half hour).