Phoenix, AZ and Paris, France – October 20, 2017 – AFS Technologies, a leader in software solutions for the consumer goods industry, and Planorama, the pioneer in image recognition for retail, have announced a partnership that will deliver a powerful, best-in-class image recognition for CPG retail execution.
Planorama’s image recognition technology will be integrated with the AFS retail execution solution to create a single, end-to-end solution for POS execution, allowing companies to achieve perfect store execution while gaining exponential value in terms of speed, visibility, and sales.
“We are really excited to bring our unique image recognition technology to AFS Technologies clients worldwide.” said Ayoub Khammari, CEO of Planorama. “The combination of our AI-powered real-time shelf analysis with AFS Retail Execution’s mobile, flexible and robust software solution, will allow manufacturers to take a new step towards digitalizing their retail execution processes while ensuring a great user experience”
”Our highly complementary solutions offer a steep improvement in market capabilities,” said Richard Nicholas, CEO of AFS Technologies. ”By capturing and responding to key insights at the point of purchase, CPGs will be able to deliver optimal product assortments, increase sales, reduce out of stocks and improve the overall agility and integrity of sales, merchandising and supply chain processes.”
About AFS Technologies
AFS Technologies (AFS) is the leading provider of software solutions purpose-built for consumer goods companies. We are committed to generating improved outcomes at the point of purchase coupled with generating efficiencies in trade spend, retail execution and supply chain. With experience developed over its 31-year history, AFS serves more than 1,000 customers of all sizes in more than 50 countries around the world. The AFS products are innovative, configurable solutions that are proven to optimize your potential with automated processes, improved productivity and rapid time to value.
Established in 2009, Planorama digitalizes retail execution and merchandising for manufacturers and retailers by leveraging the power of Artificial Intelligence. Based on shelf pictures from any source, their image recognition solutions can instantly analyze and recognize millions of product items and deliver immediate actionable retail insights for their clients and their teams. Headquartered in Paris, Planorama powers multinational companies such as Unilever, Mondelez and Coca Cola, operates in more than 50 countries, and analyzes millions of photos each year for more than 6,000 users.