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Akeneo

akeneo.com

Founded Year

2013

Stage

Series D | Alive

Total Raised

$196.79M

Last Raised

$135M | 1 yr ago

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About Akeneo

Akeneo is an open source Product Information Management system designed for retailers looking for efficient answers to their multichannel needs.

Headquarters Location

2 place Général Mellinet

Nantes, 44100,

France

+33-(0)2-55-59-00-00

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EXECUTION STRENGTH ➡MARKET STRENGTH ➡LEADERHIGHFLIEROUTPERFORMERCHALLENGER
Consumer & Retail / Retail Tech

Product information management (PIM) solutions allow brands and retailers to collect and store product data (images, measurements, etc.) in a central location. This unification allows for product information to be consistently distributed to e-commerce displays, suppliers, marketers, and other recipients.

Akeneo named as Leader among 5 other companies, including inRiver, Salsify, and Pimberly.

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Akeneo's Products & Differentiators

    Akeneo PIM

    Product Information Management Solution

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Latest Akeneo News

Homeware and gift retailer Sass & Belle deploys Akeneo product information management solution

Jan 24, 2023

Sass & Belle is partnering with Akeneo, a specialist in product information management (PIM) and product experience management (PXM) solutions.The brand operates a wholesale first strategy across Europe, selling through a network of retail stockists as well as a Direct To Consumer (DTC) offer via its e-commerce website in the UK.It is currently undergoing a re-platforming implementation, migrating to BigCommerce via its systems integration partner Soace48. The move, it says, to a SaaS led, microservice and app-based ecosphere will allow the e-commerce team more freedom to build in custom functionality, as well as setting the platform up for scale as the company eyes international growth.  Feeling inspired by fresh whites and earthy greens for our next dinner party tablescape 🤍https://t.co/PnslAlZ70p Photo by oaktreehome pic.twitter.com/x0tJSUZl7l— Sass & Belle (@sassandbelle) January 23, 2023 A key part of the migration will be to update the existing PIM capabilities, which currently run from the enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution and don’t offer the robustness, scale or flexibility needed to meet Sass & Belle’s growth ambitions. Central to Akeneo’s selection was the capability to offer translations through its PIM solution, which will streamline the wholesale business unit’s growth in new European markets. Akeneo Content Translator will be used to translate localised product attributes from one locale to multiple markets to ensure product data accuracy and consistency across international trading.And, because all product data will be held centrally on one platform, each team feeding into the product journey – from product development to ecommerce and marketing – will contribute towards product data enrichment.Clare Kelly, Head of E-commerce at Sass & Belle, comments: “Because we lovingly design our range of giftware products as well as retailing them, it means we’re launching product types and new collections all the time.”“With everyone working off disparate systems - or even Excel sheets - this was just adding levels of complexity to the business process of getting products to market and available to buy.”“Being able to manage everything through the PIM, from product attributes to product ownership at each stage of the product lifecycle, means we’ll be set up to be much more efficient and future-proofed to scale at speed.”James Barlow, Director UK&I at Akeneo, says: “Sass & Belle’s offer celebrates the joy of uniqueness, but while its creative collections embrace quirkiness, its product data needed to have structure and process put in place to help it deliver consistent but still brand-rich product experiences across its sales channels. ““By unifying product data on one platform, there is now a central, single source of truth for product information, which can be leveraged across its international growth markets.”

Akeneo Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Akeneo founded?

    Akeneo was founded in 2013.

  • Where is Akeneo's headquarters?

    Akeneo's headquarters is located at 2 place Général Mellinet, Nantes.

  • What is Akeneo's latest funding round?

    Akeneo's latest funding round is Series D.

  • How much did Akeneo raise?

    Akeneo raised a total of $196.79M.

  • Who are the investors of Akeneo?

    Investors of Akeneo include Alven Capital, Partech Partners, Summit Partners, Salesforce Ventures, Stephan Dietrich and 5 more.

  • Who are Akeneo's competitors?

    Competitors of Akeneo include Makersite, Pimcore, Plytix, Sales Layer, inRiver, Salsify, Struct, Productsup, Pimberly, Brandquad and 13 more.

  • What products does Akeneo offer?

    Akeneo's products include Akeneo PIM.

  • Who are Akeneo's customers?

    Customers of Akeneo include JPW, Staples Canada and Fossil.

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inRiver

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Perfion

Perfion provides Product Information Management (PIM) solutions for companies with a large number of product variants and parts and/or need for multi-channel, multi-language communication. The company offers PIM for any ERP - including Microsoft dynamics AX and NAV, catalog publishing, eCommerce, multi-channel publishing, database publishing, master data management, and digital asset management. It is based in Aalborg, Denmark.

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