Avon selects o9 Solutions to accelerate its digital journey
By Retail4Growth Team | September 14, 2020
Avon, one of the world’s leading direct selling beauty companies, will deploy o9 Solutions’ next-generation, AI-enabled platform for Control Tower and Integrated Business Planning
o9 Solutions announced today that Avon, one of world’s leading direct selling beauty companies, will deploy o9’s next-generation platform. This will facilitate Integrated Business Planning (IBP) and Control Tower (S&OE) processes to drive data-driven decision making, run scenarios in real-time and understand financial trade-offs.
Avon chose o9 as its partner on its digital transformation journey due to the company’s unique ability to drive horizontal and vertical integration across functions and time horizons.
“The o9 Solutions platform will play a critical role in Avon’s Transformation Initiative,” said Graeme Carter, Chief Operations Officer. “What we see in o9 is not only the most advanced digital platform for all planning processes but also a team that will roll up their sleeves and will make this project a massive success. We strongly feel a DNA match between o9 and Avon and we look forward to driving business value together.”
The o9 Enterprise Knowledge Graph (i.e. ‘Digital Brain’) enables end-to-end connectivity, building a digital representation of the enterprise and turning data into knowledge, enabling better and faster decision making.
Speaking on behalf of o9 Solutions, Chakri Gottemukkala, CEO and Co-Founder: “Avon is one of the world’s prestigious beauty companies, operating in a large number of countries with a high level of complexity to manage. Our platform will create end-to-end visibility across all the nodes in the enterprise, then turn data into actionable insights so that Avon business owners can improve the quality and speed of decision making. We are excited to partner with Avon and committed to delivering significant business value.”