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  • MotoAlliance Turns Family Business into Global Manufacturer, Outgrows QuickBooks

    Like many family-run businesses, MotoAlliance, a manufacturer and distributor of power sports accessories, had humble beginnings. Maury Kapsner, the president of the parent company M&L Industries, built a contract machining business and then started making accessories for all terrain vehicles (ATVs), such as bumpers and rack extenders under the name of MotoAlliance.

  • Home Audio Retailer Fluance Makes Beautiful Music with NetSuite

    Deepak was fresh out of college when he designed and produced 50 pairs of two-way tower speakers and set them out for sale in a small, warehouse-like retail shop that he’d opened in his hometown of Niagara Falls in Ontario, Canada. Sharing the bare metal shelves with top brands like Sony and Pioneer, Deepak’s 40-inch tall speakers lacked aesthetic polish — but more than made up for it in audio performance.

  • Prophet Sees Streamlined Operations with NetSuite Platform

    For Prophet, a leading San Francisco-based global consulting firm, its internal operations were not in line with its rapid rate of business growth. The firm managed its business with a web of disparate systems that obscured an end-to-end view across U.S.-based and international offices. Hundreds of internal employees and consultants based around the globe submitted time and expenses in different currencies and different systems.

  • Breaking Down the Barriers Between Services and Finance

    For software and technology companies, billing and revenue is generally derived from the following elements; perpetual licenses, subscriptions, maintenance (potentially usage and/or hardware) and services. These different elements each have distinct rules to trigger billing and recognize revenue in accordance to local governing regulations. Finance tends to have a good handle on managing the rules and triggers across most elements, albeit some of this work may be managed manually with spreadsheets.

  • Delivering the Perfect Omnichannel Order: Myths vs Reality

    The definition of the perfect order has radically changed in the omnichannel era. For customers, the perfect order means getting the right products and services at the best price, whenever and wherever. For merchants, it means accomplishing this at the optimal cost and efficiency. Delivering the perfect order requires a delicate balance of inventory visibility, routing logic and strategies for dealing with exceptions.

  • Precision Disposables Implements NetSuite in 59 Days, Gains Foundation for Sustainable Growth

    \When Bruce Capagli took over as COO of Precision Disposables, he knew exactly what he wanted to avoid in choosing an ERP system for the disposable medical goods startup.Decades of paying consultants for upgrades on already costly systems convinced him of the merits of cloud-based ERP. 

  • Four Takeaways from Ecommerce Experts at IRCE

    The annual Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition (IRCE) in Chicago featured more than 200 ecommerce experts across 130 conference sessions. In addition to the presentations, the exhibit hall featured 600 vendors and the entire event brought in about 10,000 attendees. With that many experts in one place, it’s the perfect spot to learn about the latest in ecommerce – and what’s coming next.

  • Regina Andrew Design Overhauls Its B2B Ecommerce Experience with NetSuite

    In 1997, husband and wife team Carla “Regina” Zajac and Jimi “Andrew” Slaven turned their passion for art into Regina Andrew Design, a wholesale manufacturer specializing in lighting, furniture and other home décor. Running on siloed, legacy systems for years, the couple knew the company would ultimately need to improve its inventory management and streamline operations, while continuing to provide a best of class customer experience.

  • SuiteWorld 2017 Fintech Keynote: The Fintech Revolution

    In the SuiteWorld 2017 Fintech keynote, Ranga Bodla, NetSuite’s Head of Industry Marketing, discusses the rise of fintech companies in the wake of the recession, how they’re disrupting traditional banks, how banks are responding and how NetSuite is helping these businesses innovate, including SuiteSuccess for financial services. Bodla is joined onstage by Andy Brown, CEO and Cofounder of Sand Hill East, a consultancy focused on fintech and startups.

  • SuiteWorld 2017 Advertising, Media, Publishing Keynote: Platform Powers Next

    During the SuiteWorld 2017 keynote for advertising, media and publishing, Chris Hering, NetSuite’s Director of Advertising, Media and Publishing discusses the challenges confronting the rapidly-changing industry, including creating and promoting brand identity, empowering talent, leveraging new technology, measuring and serving an audience and growing at scale. Hering and guests also explain the new SuiteSuccess industry solution for agencies.

  • SuiteWorld 2017 Nonprofit Keynote: The Next Nirvana

    At the SuiteWorld 2017 keynote for nonprofits, Harish Moran, NetSuite’s Vice President of Solution Consulting and David Geilhufe, Senior Director of Nonprofit, detail the challenges confronting nonprofits today, including greater demand for information from donors, board members and even recipients, evolving business models and disconnects between the front and back office, and how NetSuite is helping overcome these challenges including the new SuiteSuccess for Nonprofits Industry solution.

  • 3 Key Takeaways from SuiteWorld for Advertising, Media & Publishing

    Throughout SuiteWorld, companies shared how they are using NetSuite to modernize their business and transform the markets they serve. A lot of new information and exciting opportunities for the advertising, media and publishing (AMP) industry surfaced at the event and now is an exciting time as our industry’s landscape is constantly in flux. Customers like Prophet, Bankrate and Ford Direct were some of the industry experts leading the charge in change.

  • SuiteWorld 2017 Services Keynote: Optimizing for Next

    At the SuiteWorld 2017 Services industry keynote, Jason Maynard, NetSuite Senior Vice President of Strategy and Marketing, explains the challenges confronting the services industry, what’s in store and how NetSuite is helping innovative services companies reach their goals, including the SuiteSuccess for services industry solution.

  • Four NetSuite Customers to Appear at Leading European Technology Event

    VIVATECHNOLOGY, being held next month at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, is a hub for the world’s innovators, tech-lovers and pioneers of the future wishing to create relationships that will change tomorrow’s business and society. NetSuite, a leading cloud ERP provider has long been the core system of record for fast-growing innovators like Deliveroo, Esomar and others.

  • SuiteWorld 2017 Product Company Keynote: Full Speed to Next

    In the SuiteWorld 2017 manufacturing and wholesale distribution keynote, NetSuite Executive Vice President Jim McGeever details the challenges facing product-focused companies, what’s in store for the industry and how NetSuite is helping innovative manufacturers and distributors achieve their goals, including the SuiteSuccess industry solutions for manufacturing and wholesale distribution.

  • SuiteWorld 2017 Software Keynote: Getting to Next

    In the SuiteWorld 2017 software keynote Evan Goldberg, NetSuite Executive Vice President of Development details the challenges confronting software companies, NetSuite’s own journey as a software company and how NetSuite is preparing software businesses for constant change, including the new SuiteSuccess for Software industry solution.

  • SuiteWorld 2017 Retail Keynote: Evolving to Next with Omnichannel

    In the SuiteWorld 2017 Retail keynote, Andy Lloyd, NetSuite’s Vice President of Products, discusses current trends in retail, what’s on the horizon and how NetSuite is helping some of the most innovative retailers in the industry achieve their goals including the new SuiteSuccess for retail industry solution.

  • Artificial Intelligence, Personalization and Marrying Online and In-Store Experiences on Tap at IRCE

    Internet Retailer Conference & Exhibition, better known as IRCE kicks off June 6 in Chicago. The annual event brings together thousands of industry experts and solution providers to learn and network on all things ecommerce. Before we head to the Windy City, I asked our thought-leaders from our team what they think will be the most compelling trends at this year’s conference.

  • Evan Goldberg’s SuiteWorld 2017 Keynote: Ready, Set, Next

    In his keynote for SuiteWorld 2017, NetSuite Executive Vice President details all the new features in NetSuite, including global expansion, industry solutions, omnichannel commerce, global supply chain automation, advanced bill of materials, time sheets in SRP, project profitability reporting, NetSuite for Agencies, NetSuite’s commitment to nonprofits, performance improvements, SuiteCloud platform enhancements, and new integrations between NetSuite and Oracle Planning and Budgeting.

  • Jim McGeever, Mark Hurd Promise More, More, More in SuiteWorld 2017 Keynote: Next Starts Now

    In the opening keynote from SuiteWorld 2017, NetSuite Global Business Unit Executive Vice President Jim McGeever shares what’s next for NetSuite and the industry. McGeever announces SuiteSuccess, a new industry cloud solution, and SuitePeople, core HR functionality built onto the NetSuite platform.

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