Market6 to Host Kroger Supplier Panel Discussion on Collaboration and Analytics

Kroger VP Merchandising and Executives from Leading Consumer Goods Companies to Present at GMA Executive Leadership Forum


DEERFIELD, IL — August 7, 2014Market6®, a leading provider of web-based retail analytic applications, today announced that Mike Brooks, vice president of Health and Beauty Care and Non-Perishables Merchandising for Kroger, and executives from Kroger suppliers Land O’ Lakes, Red Bull and Treasury Wine Estates will participate in a panel discussion at the GMA Leadership Forum at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado from Aug. 22 –24. Jerry Stephens, vice president for Market6’s Kroger Business, will moderate the panel.

The panel will discuss how best-in-class collaboration can drive joint business planning and improve execution. Additionally, the panel will examine a strategic category approach that delivers growth, market share gain, improved trade effectiveness and an increase in shopper loyalty.

What:     Kroger Supplier Panel: Using Collaboration and Analytics To Improve Joint Plans and Execution

Who:      Jerry Stephens, VP Kroger Business at Market6

When:     Saturday August 23, 10:15 – 11:00 a.m. MT

Where:    GMA Leadership Forum, The Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Kroger and more than 475 of its suppliers use Market6’s collaboration platform, analytics and data to drive their supply chain, merchandising and sales tracking execution every day. With hundreds of merchants, category managers, business analysts and account leaders using more than 15,000 reports each quarter to gain analytic insight, improve business process and drive higher sales and margins, Kroger’s data sharing and analytic environment is one of the largest, most sophisticated supplier collaboration hubs in the industry today.

About Market6

Market6 provides strategic collaborative planning and execution applications with advanced analytics built-in to effortlessly guide retailers and CPG companies to smarter, faster, more proactive operational decisions and actions every day. Purpose-built to improve daily retail operations and business results, Market6 delivers a simple packaged solution that allows teams to quickly and easily know exactly what’s happening with their business in real time and how best to respond. Market6 is used daily by one of the largest US supermarket chains and more than 475 of its CPG partners. Market6 is headquartered in Deerfield, IL. For more information or to request a demo, please visit or follow us on Twitter @M6Analytics.