Please contact [email protected] for media kit and press inquiries.
The Leading 100
The Lead - May 2019
The break-out tech start-ups innovating across the fashion & retail industry.
Alloy Software Brings Inventory Management into Modern Age
CE Pro - May 2019
Proving that even the smallest details matter, Alloy, a San Francisco-based software company, is showing the manufacturing community the importance of efficient inventory management.
Supply Chain Management Solutions Guide 2019
Rise. Retail Intelligence for the Strategic Enterprise - May 2019
RISE presents a comparison chart of 24 companies providing solutions for various needs within the consumer goods supply chain, including activities related to: Planning (demand forecasting, inventory optimization, etc.) and Execution (warehouse management and transportation management, load optimization, fulfillment, etc.)
The Toy Association Welcomes 55 New Members
The Toy Association - May 2019
The Toy Association proudly welcomes 55 new member companies that joined the Association between January 1, 2019 and April 1, 2019. These organizations join more than 1,000 members, including manufacturers, distributors, retailers, and others, that drive the $28 billion U.S. domestic toy market.
Episode #40: Joel Beal CEO and Co-Founder of Alloy
Leaders in Supply Chain and Logistics - April 2019
Joel is the CEO & Co-Founder of Alloy. Alloy’s platform aggregates and analyzes information from all sources in the supply chain, providing insight and visibility into consumer demand. They can tell you what, when and how much stock you need – so you don’t have to guess.
The New Tools of the Trade
IHG Business Edge - March 2019
How do you define efficiency? For every business, the answer is a little different. A car manufacturer might focus on spending less time refurbishing old equipment and automating processes that don’t require a human touch.
4 Tips For Winning Retailers’ Trust And Confidence With Data
Retail TouchPoints - March 2019
Today’s consumer goods market is crowded, with both well-established players and new disruptors vying for greater customer share.
Readers’ Choice Survey 2019: Supply Chain Planning
Consumer Goods Technology - February 2019
The CGT community’s preferred solution providers for supply chain planning including demand forecasting and inventory optimization.
Readers' Choice Survey 2019: Artificial Intelligence
Consumer Goods Technology - February 2019
The CGT community’s preferred providers of solutions leveraging artificial intelligence/machine learning software and services, either as a stand-alone tool or as an enhanced component of an existing technology.
The Top 5 Things You Need to Know about Supply Chain Management
American Express - February 2019
There's a danger in becoming very excited about technology and forgetting what problem it’s trying to solve, says Joel Beal, CEO of Alloy, a San Francisco software company specializing in predictive analytics and demand forecasting for the supply chain.
Rethinking the Supply Chain: 3 Startup CEOs Talk Data, Dynamics, and the Future
Flexe - February 2019
Alloy, Convoy, and FLEXE discuss supply chain innovations designed to help forward-looking businesses succeed.
Retail Trends 2019: 9 Predictions for the New Year
Shopify - January 2019
“Brands that started out as online-only, direct-to-consumer will continue to expand into physical stores, whether their own standalones or with existing retailers,” says Joel Beal, CEO and co-founder of Alloy.
Consumer Brands Can Now Create Intelligent Demand Forecasts with Alloy
Global News Wire - January 2019
New capability will help brands create more timely and actionable forecasts using true consumer demand, accelerating response time and increasing profits
Intelligent Demand Forecasts
Material Handling & Logistics - January 2019
Alloy, a demand-driven sales and supply chain platform, has added intelligent demand forecasting to its product offerings.
Interview with Evan Goldenberg, CTO at Alloy
Managers Club - January 2019
What’s your background and how did you get into management? I have a background in Mechatronics Engineering, but I’ve always been drawn to the software side of things. When I graduated from University of Waterloo, I expected to stay in Canada and work on software in the robotics space.
Consulting Logistics - Retail Artificial Intelligence w/ Joel Beal CEO/Co-founder of Alloy
Aborn & Co. - December 2018
Alloy’s CEO & co-founder Joel Beal joins us to discuss the power of retail/inventory analytics and AI, connecting tech with the supply chain, Alloy’s recent $15M venture capital bid, and hear his advice for students and aspiring entrepreneurs!
What Digital Native, Traditional Brands Can Teach Each Other
Consumer Goods Technology - November 2018
Alloy has observed companies at both ends of the spectrum trying to emulate aspects of each other. It can be challenging to shift established mindsets or approaches, but it’s worth the effort.
Alloy Helps Manufacturers Take a Deeper Dive into their Supply Chain
San Francisco Business Times - November 2018
While many manufacturers have operations and sales data at their fingertips, often that information isn’t very helpful, said Alloy CEO and co-founder Joel Beal. Alloy’s product is an open data software platform that allows manufacturers to evaluate and predict customer demand via sales and inventory reporting, real-time demand forecasts, predictive analytics and alerts.
The Essential Landscape of Enterprise AI Companies (2018-2019)
TopBots - October 2018
Enterprise companies comprise a $3.4 trillion market worldwide of which an increasingly larger share is being allocated to artificial intelligence technologies.
Demand Forecasting Mistakes in the Retail Industry
insideBIGDATA - September 2018
In this special guest feature, Aaron Hoffer, Lead Data Scientist for Alloy, discusses common problems he has seen in forecasting processes, and the importance of focusing on “true demand.”
Artificial Intelligence Continues Its Fundraising Tear In 2018
Crunchbase News - August 2018
San Francisco-based Alloy.ai has developed a digital supply chain platform that aggregates and analyzes information from all sources in the supply chain and aims to uncover additional revenue opportunities for companies.
Alloy Helps Companies Track Their Products in the Age of Amazon
Wall Street Journal - May 2018
As consumer-product makers juggle multiple retail channels, Alloy has raised $12 million to provide them with more supply chain insights. In the shadow of Amazon, companies are under more pressure than ever to quickly respond to…
Alloy Raises $12 Million To Bring AI To Supply Chain Management
Crunchbase - May 2018
Alloy announced today that it has closed a $12 Million Series A round for its AI-powered supply chain platform. Alloy was co-founded by its CEO Joel Beal with the goal to help companies use data with insights about supply and…
How Trading Partners Can Leverage Data to Improve the Supply Chain
FMI & GMA Trading Partner Alliance - May 2018
In a 2016 Forbes article, data visualization expert Stephen Few said, “Numbers have an important story to tell. They rely on you to give them a clear and convincing voice.” Like written words on a page, data has a way of…
Alloy.ai Raises $12 Million in Series A Funding led by Menlo Ventures
Global News Wire - May 2018
Intelligent supply-and-demand data and collaboration platform provides insight into product and operational performance. Over $20 trillion worth of goods flow through increasingly complex supply chains each year, yet…
Term Sheet -- Wednesday, May 16
Fortune - May 2018
Alloy.ai, a digital supply chain platform that connects consumer goods companies directly to end-consumer demand, raised $12 million in Series A funding. Menlo Ventures led the round, and was joined by investors including 8VC…
BRIEF-Alloy.Ai Raises $12 Mln In Series A Funding
Reuters - May 2018
Alloy.ai raises $12 million in Series A funding led by Menlo Ventures. Says round brings Alloy’s total venture funding to $15.3 million…
Intelligent supply-and-demand data and collaboration platform provides insight into product and operational performance
American Journal of Transportation - May 2018
Alloy.ai, a digital supply chain platform that connects consumer goods companies directly to end-consumer demand, announced today the company has closed $12 million in Series A funding led by Menlo Ventures, with participation…
Alloy.ai Raises $12M in Series A Funding
FinSMEs - May 2018
Alloy.ai, a San Francisco, CA-based digital supply chain platform that connects consumer goods companies directly to end-consumer demand, closed $12m in Series A funding. The round, which brings total venture funding to $15.3m…