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Sports Betting Webinar

Sports Betting Drives 2–3x Incremental GGR Beyond the Book And Other Insights Thursday, June 20, 2019 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST Presenters: Dr. Geoff Atkinson, senior data analyst at MSA and David Isaacson, vice president and director of research at Spectrum Gaming Capital. RSVP to Webinar@spectrumetrix.com Mention Sports Betting Webinar in the subject line. Sponsored …

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CDA and MSA Renew Partnership

Management Science Associates’ IMS division is pleased to announce our renewed partnership with the Convenience Distribution Association (CDA) for the InfoMetrics program.  Celebrating the 10th anniversary of InfoMetrics®, we remain committed to delivering high quality data and insights to CDA members.

Getting Started in CBD?

Looking to get started in the CBD category? MSA’s analysis of CBD in convenience stores is mentioned in this great article from Convenience Store News. MSA is leading the way in understanding how CBD can impact businesses. Contact us to learn more about how we can help you.

Management Science Associates’ Pittsburgh Data Centers achieve SOC 2 Type 2 Certification

Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA) owns and operates Western PA’s only pair of fully regionally redundant data centers. These highly secure facilities are among the best data centers in the region. These outstanding facilities are at the core of MSA’s entire suite of solutions, from colocation to cloud services, and from DR to managed services, …

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MSA featured in TEQ and PghTechFuse

MSA is this month’s featured business in the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s TEQ magazine and PghTechFuse website. To read the article, and learn more about MSA’s rich history, click here.  #innovation #technology #Pghdatacenters  

MSA Presents Tobacco Category Trends at TPE 2019

Senior Vice President, Don Burke, presented Tobacco Market Trends for 2018 during an education session hosted by the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) at the Tobacco Plus Expo in February 2019.  Speaking to about 200 conference attendees, Don gave an overview of total US nicotine trends, growth and decline of nicotine categories, trade channel …

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MSA and Spectrum Gaming Group Introduce US Sports Betting Revenue Analysis to Spectrumetrix™ Suite of Premium Data Reports

HORSHAM & PITTSBURGH, PA – (March 5, 2019) In response to the rapid expansion of sports betting across the United States, the Spectrumetrix™ premium data service now offers a vital new report: the US Betting Revenue Analysis. Spectrumetrix, a joint service of Spectrum Gaming Group and Management Science Associates, has evolved into North America’s leading …

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MSA Named in CGT Readers’ Choice Awards

MSA is honored to be named in Consumer Goods Technology’s (CGT) 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards in four categories. MSA is among the Top Ten providers in Consumer Experience Management, Demand Data Analytics, Outsourcing/IT Infrastructure and Trade Program Management. In addition, MSA was highlighted as a “Noteworthy” provider of Demand Data, with multiple glowing comments from …

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MSA Presents Tobacco Category Trends to CDA Members

Senior Vice President, Don Burke, presented the webinar Trends & Insights in the Nicotine Delivery Category to Convenience Distribution Association (CDA) members in November 2018.  The webinar highlights total nicotine trends, growth & decline of nicotine categories, trade channel differences, key regulatory issues that impact the category, and a wholesale distribution summary.

Beware of Inaccurate Unit Counts – They Can Lead to Costly Trade Program Overpayments

Trade programs can be highly effective in driving incremental revenue for CPG companies whose trade marketing spend is typically the single largest line item on their income sheets. However, to deliver on an incentive program’s purpose profitably, payouts should be based on what distributors or retailers actually earn rather than estimations, assumptions or outright guesses …

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