Market6 and The Partnering Group form alliance to deliver new analytic applications based on proven business processes

SaaS-analytic applications to give business leaders high value solutions, based on decades of real world industry knowledge and expertise

CHICAGO and CINCINNATI–June 20, 2013– Market6 and The Partnering Group (TPG) announced today a strategic alliance that helps retailers and consumer goods companies improve their performance and profitability with a new set of analytic applications mapped to industry best practice process and operation models. The alliance combines TPG’s proven strategy and business processes with Market6’s cloud-based retail analytics.

“Helping our clients quickly adopt proven best practice business processes that generate sustained results is at the core of what we deliver in our engagements,” said Frank Grossi, CEO, The Partnering Group. “Market6’s solutions enable our clients to deploy analytic applications in just a few weeks so they can quickly operationalize improved business processes and measurement systems, realizing significant results.”

The nature of the partnership is synergistic—the interweaving of each company’s expertise and strengths. Market6 will draw upon TPG’s extensive industry expertise and knowledge to integrate new analytics, measures and best practice business process automation features into their SaaS-based analytic applications. TPG will begin introducing their clients to Market6’s analytic applications to help them more quickly and easily implement key aspects of TPG’s best practices into their operational performance management and measurement systems.

“The real test of an analytic application is whether it provides a framework that an organization can quickly understand and act upon to improve a business process,” remarked Jim Kelly, CEO, Market6. “This partnership is allowing us to leverage decades of real-world knowledge in retail and consumer goods best practices into our software solutions. We look forward to expanding the insight and value that we provide to our customers through our partnership with TPG.”

The partnership commences with the introduction of its combined efforts to the firms’ base of clients which includes more than 500 leading retail and consumer goods companies globally.
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About Market6
Market6, based in Deerfield, IL, provides web-based retail analytic applications with advanced analytics built-in to effortlessly guide retailers and CPG companies to smarter, faster, more proactive operational decisions and actions every day for improved performance. Market6 is used daily by the largest US supermarket chain and more than 450 of their CPG partners. For more information or to request a demo, visit

About The Partnering Group
Founded in 1990, The Partnering Group (TPG) is a strategy and management consulting firm serving every retail and consumer goods sector throughout the world. TPG’s mission is to build sustainable growth and incremental value for leading retail and consumer product companies. For more than two decades, TPG has helped hundreds of clients identify and address their greatest challenges and opportunities, ultimately, enhancing shareholder value. TPG has led the major shift in the retail and consumer products industry’s ability to accelerate growth through advanced practices in collaborative planning and execution. As such, TPG is recognized globally for Best Practices in numerous workstreams including Category Management, Shopper Marketing, Department Reinvention and Joint Business Planning. For more information, visit In addition, follow TPG on Twitter: @TPGConsulting or on LinkedIn .