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TradeStone Software CEO Addresses Wall Street on Private Label and Increasing Market Share


TradeStoneCiti Analyst Deborah Weinswig Hosts Sue Welch on Retail Tech Conference Call Series Friday, April 8 at 11:00 am ET/4:00 pm GMT+1


News Facts:

TradeStone Software, delivering Merchandise Lifecycle Management (MLM) solutions that unify the design, sourcing, ordering and delivery of private label and globally branded goods, today announced CEO Sue Welch will be addressing Wall Street financial analysts and retail executives as a part of Citi’s Retail Tech Conference Call Series on Friday April 8, 2011 at 11:00 am EDT/4:00 pm GMT+1.

• Hosted by Citi Retail Analyst Deborah Weinswig, Welch will speak on “Merchandise Lifecycle Management – It’s All About Increasing Market Share: Supporting Private Label in Transition”.

• The one-hour session will cover the evolution of sourcing to private brands, how private brands are driving market share in 2011, the trends toward positioning raw materials to offset price volatility, and how a collaborative merchandising platform can support the design, production and delivery of goods.

• Dial-in information for the conference call event is as follows. The replay will be available for one week after the event:  

  • Domestic: (800) 715-5431; International: 706-634-1769
    • Passcode: “Weinswig” 


  • Replay Domestic: 800-642-1687; International: 706-645-9291
    • Replay ID: 57468872

• Deborah Weinswig leads the Retailing / Broadlines, Food & Drug, and Home Improvement team at Citi Investment Research & Analysis. In 2010, Weinswig was identified as the top ranking analyst in the Retailing/Broadlines Industry by StarMine, with a First Place ranking for her stock picking and a First Place ranking for her earnings estimating ability.

Supporting Quotes:

• “We’ve noted the trend of retailers moving from a defensive strategy, to an offensive approach when it comes to technology,” said Deborah Weinswig, Citi Retail Analyst. “With some of the largest names in retail behind the TradeStone brand, we thought TradeStone Software CEO would be the perfect fit to discuss the impact technology can have on a retailer’s private label/private brand strategy, market share and most importantly their bottom line.”

• “The aggressive growth of private label in retail does not show any signs of slowing down,” said Sue Welch, CEO, TradeStone Software. “We appreciate the opportunity to address Wall Street on such an important topic and look forward to presenting the trends and anecdotes we’ve been hearing from our retail customers around the world.”

Ben Hanson Ben Hanson is one of WhichPLM’s top contributors. Ben has worked for magazines, newspapers, local government agencies, multi-million pound conservation projects, museums and creative publications before his eventual migration to the Retail, Footwear and Apparel industry.Having previously served as WhichPLM’s Editor, Ben knows the WhichPLM style, and has been responsible for many of our on-the-ground reports and interviews over the last few years. With a background in literature, marketing and communications, Ben has more than a decade’s worth of experience, and is now viewed as one of the industry’s best-known writers.