6 Can’t-Miss Commerce Sessions at NetSuite SuiteWorld19

There’s no better place to learn how your business can get the most out of its NetSuite ecommerce solution than SuiteWorld19. Whether you’re still evaluating the solution or a power user, there will be insightful content for anyone hoping to learn more about commerce. SuiteWorld19 is right around the corner, taking place from April 1-4 at The Sands Expo and …

Compac Industries: A Family-Owned Manufacturer and Distributor Driven by Family Values

A family-owned business founded by Jamaican immigrant Frederick Hart in 1980, Compac Industries is an admirable example of what most would consider the American Dream. The Georgia-based business is a manufacturer and distributor of products designed to make life simpler, ranging from kitchen gadgets, to oral care, to baby accessories. Compac Industries was built on an important set of shared …

Seed to Series C: A Quick Guide to Business Funding in Europe

Based on the amount of funding raised by VC firms and the number of investments made in 2018, the European VC landscape is as healthy as it’s been since the 2007 financial crisis. By October, investors had poured an eyewatering €14.8bn into European-focused funds and deployed capital across 2,643 investments. For context, no European-focused fundraising attracted more than €10bn in …

SuiteWorld19 to Offer Dedicated Track to Promote Women in Leadership

The results are in: women bring growth and positive change to organizations across all industries and sizes. For many companies and their leaders, this isn’t groundbreaking news. For others, however, it challenges corporate cultures, hiring practices and even hidden bias within entire industries. Increasing rates of female education and labor force participation leave many of us questioning why women held less …

Guest Satisfaction Surveys – The Right Questions to Ask and How to Deliver It

5 Reasons Restaurants Must Do a Guest Satisfaction Survey Restaurants can improve the quality of their restaurant and guest service if they get serious about satisfaction surveys. Gain honest feedback about your business with answers to specific questions. Measure your progress as you make changes at your restaurant. Engage a loyal customer base that feels like you care. As a …

How Two Family-Owned Businesses Beat the Odds

Succession planning is essential for family business survival, especially for those where leaders are nearing retirement. According to the Family Business Center, 70 percent of family businesses would like to pass their business on to the next generation, but only 30 percent will be successful. In Part 2 of a webinar series on family businesses, NetSuite’s Ranga Bodla sat down with Dean-Paul …

Distributor and Servicer Reveals Its Motivations for Switching from Macola to NetSuite

NetSuite’s Ranga Bodla recently sat down with Jeffrey Gradek, President of Filter Services, a leading distributor and servicer of commercial and industrial filtration products, to discuss the company’s decision to move off Macola to a true cloud ERP system. Filter Services went through a rigorous analysis and evaluation of solutions from Prophet21, Microsoft Dynamics, IBS and NetSuite, and ultimately chose …

G2 Crowd Names NetSuite Leader in Nonprofit Accounting Software

Following on a strong list of industry awards, NetSuite has been named a leader in Nonprofit Accounting based on peer-to-peer reviews. NetSuite offers a true nonprofit accounting solution, including fund & grant accounting, automated FASB reporting, and simplified financial segmentation. NetSuite’s nonprofit customers include Alex’s Lemonade Stand, Brightpoint Health, Idaho Farm Bureau and San Francisco SPCA, leveraging cloud ERP to manage their operations and focus on …

A Retailer’s Survival Guide in This Digital World Filled With Instant Gratification

Between the popularity of shopping on Amazon, an evolving consumer (thanks, millennials!) and a changing definition of what it means to be a retailer, businesses in the retail space are faced with a plethora of challenges right from the start. But that doesn’t mean starting a retail company is impossible. Cue Kelly Scott: One of Oracle NetSuite’s Product Marketing Managers who …

Restaurant Guest Service Titans: Three Brands That Knock Guest Service Out of the Park

Can you pinpoint what guests love about your restaurant? It is your food for sure, but it is likely more the menu that leaves them wanting more. Could it be your ambiance? What about your friendly staff? Or, timely service? After all, you place just as much emphasis on these important touches as you do the food you serve. If …