News Briefs for February 11, 2021February 11, 2021
•Republic National Distributing Co. (RNDC) and LibDib have struck an exclusive multi-year partnership with artificial intelligence analytics platform Tickr. Via the partnership, RNDC and LibDib will provide suppliers real-time Tickr dashboards including brand and product performance by geography and segment, relevant media coverage, social media activity, and site analytics. The dashboards will also include wholesale, internal sales, and distribution data fed from the proprietary eRNDC and LibDib platforms. Tracy Ariail, RNDC’s SVP, e-commerce and digital, said the move will provide suppliers “instant access to a comprehensive representation of their sales and brands at any given moment.” In December, RNDC and LibDib unveiled a new joint data analytics hub as part of their digital transformation.
•Italian import Bartenura is introducing a Prosecco Rosé in the U.S. market. The newcomer will initially launch in New York, New Jersey, Florida, California, and Maryland, with national expansion to follow. Retailing at $20 a 750-ml., Bartenura’s new Prosecco Rosé joins a wide variety of still and sparkling wines in the portfolio, which is imported by Royal Wine Corp.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.