Crestwood Associates has acquired Florida-based Stanley Stuart Yoffee & Hendrix, a historical Dynamics SL reseller. Founded in 1992, SSYH is owned by CEO Angela Stuart Mills, who joins Mount Prospect, Ill.-based Crestwood as director of product development. SSYH also carries Dynamic GP, NAV and CRM and more recently Acumatica. It has offices in Maitland and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Jana Reinke, who started with Great Plains Software in 1989, has joined Epicor as director of product/service management. She took the new position in June. Reinke had an unbroken career with Great Plains and then with Microsoft after it purchased the former company in 2001. She had two long-term jobs with Microsoft, first as director of customer services product management from April 2001 through June 2007 and then as director, of sales operations from July 2007 through June 2014.
I noted one of the national drug store chains has completed its consumer healthcare signage logically. In addition to places on the aisle for footcare, eye care and oral care there is now a place for miscellaneous body part care ... Police have found a heroin mill behind a secret door at a New York City candy store.
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Infor said its channel had strong growth in the year end May 31 2016. The software vendor made that statement this week in a webcast about financial results for the fiscal year CEO Charles Phillips said the channel had 14-percent revenue growth and that during the year, Infor also consolidated its regional channel operations in one global organization led by SVP Jeff Abbott. As a result, "We are attracting a lot more partners," Phillips said.