The Opal view
Thought leadership from the heart of private label.
At Opal BPM, we’re always on and always alert. Our regular blogs, commentary and announcements on the world of private label will keep you tuned in, informed and inspired.
What is the importance of connected applications?
Artwork management tools are often standalone solutions that specialize in getting packaging artwork reviewed and approved by the right person at the right time. At face value, they operate independen...
Do your brand management tools help you continually improve?
The software tools we use daily, for product lifecycle management, specification and art approval help us manage and launch products to market far more efficiently than we ever have, especially when c...
Ensuring Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of your Brand Assets
What is a Brand Asset? From a product lifecycle position a brand asset is everything from concept, product specification, sensitive commercial data through to photography, design and print ready artwo...
The challenges grocery retailers face growing their private brand portfolio
Since our last Insight post in April, we’ve attended Velocity – The My Private Brand conference in North Carolina where we participated in healthy debate about the future of private brands. One rec...
Powering the growth of private label with effective process and technology
Increasing the scale and market share of a retailer’s private label portfolio is one of the most common objectives we are seeing throughout our customer base, worldwide. Reducing time to market for...
Key steps to success when implementing product launch and artwork approval software
Implementing any enterprise software solution requires planning and a commitment from both the business and key stakeholders to get the best value from the opportunity. A product launch and packaging ...
The business case for private label artwork management systems
Building a strong business case for any software solution calls for the right mix of well-articulated hard and soft benefits. As well as carefully addressing all business drivers and requirements, a g...
From manual process to robust digital artwork management
For retailers managing multiple private label brands - across regions and involving their entire supply chain - artwork and label management can be a headache without the right process and systems beh...
Introducing our Opal Insights Series for Private Label Professionals
Welcome to Opal Insights, a series of short insights into Opal Artwork for anyone involved in private label packaging, new product development and brand compliance. Opal Artwork is the private label w...
Lessons in retail acquisition: don’t leave brand integration until it’s too late
Over the past year the front-page news has included a number of massive retail acquisitions as multinational chains seek to expand their territories, market share and offering. Walmart recently ...
Opal BPM at PackExpo International, Chicago, November 2016
When it comes to packaging and label artwork approval, Opal is the trusted software tool private label owners turn to. Used by the largest and most demanding retailers on the planet, you can be sure y...
Opal BPM at The Global Food Safety Conference 2018
Toyko, Japan 5th - 8th March 2018 The GFSI Global Food Safety Conference is a unique annual event bringing together over 1,000 leading food safety specialists from over 50 countries to advance Food...
Opal BPM at The Global Food Safety Conference 2017
Houston, Texas 27th Feb - 2nd March 2017 The GFSI Global Food Safety Conference is a unique annual event bringing together over 1,000 leading food safety specialists from over 50 countries to advan...
Opal BPM become Oracle Brand Compliance Gold Partners
Opal BPM are delighted to announce our Oracle Gold Partner status. We are the only Oracle Partner able to offer the complete Oracle Brand Compliance™ and integrated Opal Artwork approval solution – al...