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Business Insights In The News
December 15, 2020

The world’s first programmatic commerce platform for online and in-store retail

2020 has been a chaotic and turbulent year for the food industry in particular. The COVID-19 pandemic was a shock to the food supply chain, forcing companies within it to move from gradual evolution to overnight transformation amidst rapid changes to product availability and consumer behavior. While businesses scrambled to achieve 10 years’ worth of...

author: Are Traasdahl

Customer Stories
December 7, 2020

Customer spotlight: SkinTē sees the beauty in data

Part of our Customer Stories series, featuring brands in the Crisp network and their growth stories.

author: Samantha Johnston

Business Insights
November 24, 2020

Webinar: Insider Tips to Succeed with Grocery Retailers

Success as a food brand hinges on landing partnerships with major retailers and growing your presence on the shelves. But for many emerging brands, it’s hard to crack the code on becoming your retail buyer’s favorite supplier. In our newest webinar, I sat down with Crisp’s own Product Manager Jordon White for insider tips from...

author: Spencer Mann

Business Insights
November 20, 2020

Food Producers: Is Your Data Telling the Right Story?

In previous blog posts about how food businesses can be a successful partner to retail buyers, we’ve discussed how important it is to share data that only you have with your customers in the food supply chain. Our goal at Crisp is to help food manufacturers be the partner of choice. However, while your data...

author: Samantha Johnston

Business Insights
November 17, 2020

A Predictive Edge: How Multi-Dimensional Analysis Drives Retail Growth

Understanding which products are likely to appear in a shopper’s cart is a valuable advantage for retailers. The possibilities are vast – that is, as good as your ability to gather and analyze product and buyer data. Crisp uses machine learning and historical data to help retailers predict product demand on a vast and complex...

author: Justin Ziniel

COVID-19
November 4, 2020

Strategies for Food Brands to Navigate the Pandemic

The rampant spread of COVID-19 and the subsequent actions taken to “flatten the curve” have disrupted daily life in ways and at speed never before experienced. One overarching characteristic of grocery shopping in the COVID-19 era is ‘switching’. McKinsey reports that 75% of consumers have tried a new store, different way of shopping, or brand...

author: Dana Miller

Business Insights
July 23, 2020

8 Ways Food Suppliers Can Become a Better Partner to Retail Buyers

As a busy food supplier, you may feel that your biggest concern is delivering your product on time and as ordered. But taking the time to build a positive relationship with retail buyers is just as important. After all, without these connections you wouldn’t have anyone to supply food to.

author: Dana Miller

In The News
July 16, 2020

FirstMark leads $12M Funding Round for expansion of Crisp’s Data Platform

As supply chains struggle through the pandemic to produce, ship and stock critical food products, companies are racing to deploy technology that can leverage big data, create visibility across partners, and better match supply with demand. To maximize on the market opportunity, Crisp announced today, as reported in TechCrunch, the close of our $12M Series A round of...

author: Are Traasdahl

Product
June 25, 2020

Best Practices for Great Forecasts

For many suppliers, accurate demand forecasts can be hard to come by. Forecasts not only take a while to develop using traditional methodologies, but human error and bias can muddy the water as well. Inaccurate forecasts can lead to inefficiency and waste throughout the supply chain, coming at a great cost to their business. Statistical...

author: Kristin

Product
June 3, 2020

Dairy Supply Chain Challenges

The dairy industry has finally stabilized to profitable levels after several years of trial-and-error, just in time for Covid-19. Dairy supply chains have seen a mixed bag of results when it comes to how the coronavirus is impacting the industry. While milk and yogurt are flying off the shelves domestically, commercial and international sales have...

author: Eric Krueger

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