The acquisition of Atlas represents the exciting launch of our digital technology division.”
IRVINE, Calif. — Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC has acquired Atlas Technology Group, a leading technology company that provides brands with insights and tools through its proprietary application suite to enhance product sales in store.
Atlas integrates with retailers’ internal platforms and data sources to empower consumer packaged goods manufacturers with the most comprehensive view of their product status and performance. The Atlas suite also leverages this information for more efficient in-store merchandising execution and optimized space planning. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
“We’re thrilled to have them as a cornerstone to our digital technology organization,” said Advantage CEO Tanya Domier. “Atlas’ ability to provide brands with actionable insights on their products is a huge need for our clients and will complement Advantage’s market offering to our portfolio of more than 1,000 brands.
“The acquisition of Atlas represents the exciting launch of our digital technology division. Having been a customer of Atlas for the last several years, we came to understand and appreciate the value that Atlas brings to the market and saw tremendous potential to include them as a part of the Advantage ecosystem.”
Nick Dozier, CEO of Atlas Technology Group, will lead the new business unit, which will continue operating under its current name.
“Nick and the Atlas team have become the clear leaders in their space and have developed the most progressive solutions around retail insights in our industry,” said David Cortese, Advantage president of digital technology. “We’re thrilled to have them as a cornerstone to our digital technology organization.”
Atlas is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas, and will continue to be based there.