Arkieva to Present New S&OP Platform and Session on Predictive Analytics with Lush at the 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Top Quote Arkieva sponsors 2018 Gartner Supply Chain Conference and presents a session on creating an improved sales prediction process with Lush Handmade Cosmetics. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 16, 2018 - WILMINGTON, DE – Arkieva, a leading provider of Advanced Planning and Scheduling software tools for manufacturing companies, today announced its silver sponsorship at the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference. The conference is on May 14-17 in Phoenix, Arizona. Arkieva will exhibit supply chain planning solutions including Arkieva’s latest planning platform – Arkieva Orbit, at booth number #513.

    In addition to sponsoring the event, Arkieva will be presenting an educational session on improving sales prediction with Arkieva customer Lush. On Tuesday, May 15, Arkieva and Lush will present “Creating an Unforgettable Brand Experience with Predictive Analytics” from 1:35 pm – 1:55 pm. The session presented by Christine Cosulich, Demand Planning Manager at Lush Handmade Cosmetics, focuses on how Lush is improving demand planning initiatives while creating an unforgettable customer experience.

    Discussion topics during the Arkieva/Lush session include:
    • Using campaign sales predictor tools to forecast seasonal demand, and dynamically adjust mid-season
    • Automatically forecasting new products or limited edition seasonal items based on historical demand patterns
    • Gaining visibility to manage store product freshness better
    "Lush is undoubtedly one of our unique customers. Lush is constantly challenging the status quo – making ethical sourcing and stainable business practices as part of their DNA. It's been thrilling to be a part of Lush's demand planning improvement journey. Telling Lush's story in creating an unforgettable brand experience with Arkieva at Gartner Supply Chain Conference is a true honor,” says Arkieva Marketing Manager, Hellen Oti-Yeboah.

    Learn more about Arkieva’s participation at the Gartner Supply Chain Conference visit:

    About the Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference
    Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference 2017 is the world’s most important gathering of supply chain leaders. Disruptions large and small confront today’s supply chains on a daily basis. At this year’s conference, chief supply chain officers and their leadership teams focus how to recognize the impacts of disruptions and create transformational strategies that empower the organization to exceed performance expectations.

    About Lush Cosmetics
    Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics are purveyors of good, clean fun. Lush offers luxurious and ethical skincare, haircare and bath indulgences, as well as unique gifts filled with fragrant and effective products. 2015 marked Lush’s 20th anniversary of creating innovative cosmetics using fresh fruits and vegetables, the finest essential oils and ingredients that are ethically and sustainably sourced. Never tested on animals, every single Lush product is vegetarian, and about 85% are vegan, 40% preservative-free and 35% unpackaged. Lush supports Fair Trade, Community Trade, and charitable initiatives and follows the simple policy: have the least possible impact on the environment while still producing beautiful and effective products. Lush has 250 locations across North America. Learn more at

    About Arkieva Supply Chain Software
    The Arkieva ( software solution suite is a one-plan S&OP system that creates a synchronized Sales and operations planning process. The solution empowers manufacturers to better plan to meet or exceed customer expectations by providing integrated, configurable solutions for product segmentation and analysis, demand, inventory, supply and executive S&OP management and execution. Arkieva is used in some of the world’s largest corporations, including Driscoll’s, Sunsweet Growers, Gates, AkzoNobel, Linde, Owens Corning, Momentive, Continental Foods, SPI Pharma, Cytec, CF Industries, Linxens, Cardone, Federal-Mogul, Wonderful brands, Ontex, Southern Champion Tray, Advanced Drainage Systems, Lush.

    Arkieva Media Contact
    Hellen Oti-Yeboah, Marketing Manager
    hyeboah ( @ ) arkieva dot com

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