On October 14, 2015
TORONTO, CANADA (October 9, 2015) — ToolBox Solutions, a market leader in providing category management and customer analytics, announced today that they will be joining forces with Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA).
CHFA has selected ToolBox’s 1screen reporting platform, which will improve business performance and build upon best-in-practice category management processes in collaboration with their partners. The solution allows CHFA and its partners to leverage multiple data streams through one centralized source with a simple and intuitive interface, 1screen. All users will now be empowered with a tool to easily gather the insights they need and translate them into positive category and store growth.
“The Canadian Health Food Association is committed to providing our business partners a best-in-class collaboration solution,” said Helen Long, president of CHFA. “Key to achieving this goal is focusing on what matters most to our channel, and making sure that our members have access to the most accurate data on the market. 1screen’s fact-based transparency will enable better decision-making when it comes to building categories and serving the needs of our customers.”
1screen has proven to increase the level of collaboration between vendors and retailers and has revolutionized the way they do business together as a joint partnership. “CHFA Market Insights reports have been designed to support views that the vendor community requested.” Long added. “The reporting and insights will help improve distribution, assortment decisions, execution, pricing, as well as identifying other opportunities that will make our collective goals more achievable. After a comprehensive assessment of solutions in the market, it was clear to us that ToolBox’s 1screen was by far the best fit for our needs.”
“We are delighted to welcome CHFA into the ToolBox family through this very exciting and unique initiative,” said Mark Shepherd, Co-Partner at ToolBox Solutions. “I have no doubt that 1screen will drive benefit to CHFA members and their vendor partners and, most importantly, their customers. It’s a win-win solution for all.”
This joint initiative between ToolBox Solutions and CHFA is one of the first of its kind in the natural health and organic products channel that will drive the best partner insight program in the industry.
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With offices in Canada and the U.S., ToolBox Solutions is a market-leading provider of retail-insights solutions and has been generating business benefit to customers for more than 15 years. ToolBox delivers configured solutions for retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers that enable rapid, phased-based benefit at all levels of the enterprise: executive, category, field and store. By combining data-integration expertise, a comprehensive knowledge of retail business process and market-leading insight solutions, ToolBox is unique within the industry.
The Canadian Health Food Association is Canada’s largest trade association dedicated to natural health and organic products. The natural health product industry contributes $3 billion, and the organic product industry contributes another $3 billion to the Canadian economy. CHFA is committed to promoting and protecting both. Formed in 1964 from a grassroots community of health food pioneers, CHFA now represents over 1,000 member businesses across Canada. Their members include manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors, and importers of natural and organic products.
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