CORRECTING and REPLACING IDC MarketScape Names Salsify a Leader in Product Information Management (PIM) for Commerce

New IDC MarketScape vendor assessment highlights ease of use, data model flexibility and syndication as core strengths of Salsify’s PIM platform Salsify

BOSTON--()--Please replace the release dated December 12, 2019 with the following corrected version due to multiple revisions.

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New IDC MarketScape vendor assessment highlights ease of use, data model flexibility and syndication as core strengths of Salsify’s PIM platform

Salsify, a product experience management (PXM) platform that helps brands win on the digital shelf, has been named a Leader in PIM for Commerce in the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Product Information Management Applications for Commerce 2019 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US45353419, December 2019), which can be downloaded here. The report identifies syndication, ease of use, and data model flexibility as strengths that resulted in Salsify being named as a Leader in the study.

Companies should consider Salsify when they are a “brand manufacturer who understands the importance of creating consistent, engaging, and multi-channel product experiences to drive commerce,” wrote Jordan Jewell, Research Manager, Digital Commerce and Enterprise Applications, IDC, in the report. “Salsify is for those manufacturers looking for a flexible and scalable, multi-tenant SaaS PIM offering.”

PIM is only one part of Salsify’s PXM platform, which boasts global customers such as L’Oreal, Mars, Coca-Cola, Nestle, Levi Strauss, and GSK. According to the IDC MarketScape report, “Salsify's PIM supports very flexible data modeling. One customer described Salsify as a PIM that allows you to "choose your own adventure." Unlike traditional PIMs that were built to manage a single internal brand standard, Salsify's PXM platform helps manufacturers manage and activate channel-optimized product content across the digital shelf. Another strength noted in the report, “Salsify was developed with syndication as a top priority and its syndication capabilities are strong. One customer reported that it takes just one click to syndicate its products/catalogs to marketplaces such as Amazon.”

“Brand manufacturers are under constant pressure today to win on the digital shelf, the rapidly evolving collection of digital touchpoints that brands must leverage and master to reach empowered customers where they shop,” said Julie Marobella, Exec. VP of Product, Salsify. “Winning on the digital shelf requires managing and distributing vast amounts of information across every channel, making data modeling flexibility a critical need in every PIM. Salsify has invested millions of R&D dollars into building its enterprise PIM capabilities over the last 24 months and this leadership position validates the solution we have built. Because of our scalability and flexibility, Salsify is positioned to evolve with our customers’ needs as new digital touchpoints emerge.”

The report also noted, “Customers that we interviewed rated Salsify's ease of use well above the market average.”

About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor assessment model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Salsify
Salsify’s product experience management (PXM) platform empowers brand manufacturers to win on the digital shelf. Hundreds of the world's biggest brand manufacturers, including Coca-Cola, Bosch, GSK, Asics, Rawlings, and Fruit of the Loom, use Salsify every day to stand out on the digital shelf. Salsify tightly integrates PIM, DAM, digital catalogs, syndication, the GDSN, digital shelf analytics, enhanced content, third-party marketplaces, and chat capabilities into one, purpose-built, enterprise SaaS platform. To date, Salsify has raised a total of $98.1 million in funding, led by Greenspring Associates, Underscore VC, Venrock, Matrix Partners, and North Bridge, and was named the 24th fastest growing tech company in North America by Deloitte.

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Phil LeClare
Public Relations, Salsify


Phil LeClare
Public Relations, Salsify