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The Parker Avery Group Expands with Infusion of Analytics

Tailored Intelligence Press Release

ATLANTA, GEORGIA   April 20, 2020 – The Parker Avery Group, an Atlanta-based retail and consumer products consulting and strategy firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Mathematics PhD, George Arutyunyants. George brings to the firm over 15 years of experience in retail analytics consulting, including forecasting, clustering, and price optimization. Prior to joining Parker Avery, George led the research and development team at Prognos and then Antuit Inc. for over 10 years, focusing on development of offerings in demand forecasting, price optimization, and test & learn. He also architected and built a sophisticated forecasting solution that was implemented at many top CPG and retail companies.

“The addition of George to our team is a perfect complement to our team of retail and consumer products consulting professionals,” says Parker Avery’s President & Managing Partner, Clay Parnell. “We are excited to be launching new services that infuse advanced analytics fueled by artificial intelligence and machine learning with deep business process expertise—a clear differentiator in the marketplace. This new array of intelligence services will quickly deliver meaningful insights and value to our retail and consumer goods clients, particularly in the areas of demand forecasting, merchandise financial planning, fulfillment, and markdown optimization.”

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The Parker Avery Group is a leading strategy and management consulting firm. The company is a proven, trusted advisor to many of the world's most prominent retail and consumer packaged goods companies. Parker Avery’s consulting professionals specialize in developing pragmatic retail strategies, optimizing merchandising and channel execution, facilitating software selection, and successfully implementing retail solutions with strong organizational acceptance and adoption.

To learn more about The Parker Avery Group, please visit www.parkeravery.com.