DigThisData Product Updates

Constantly evolving to meet the needs on the Alcohol Beverage Industry

Now with coverage in Ontario and BC!

We deliver product updates to all subscribers frequently. Want to suggest a feature? Tell us about it on our Support Portal.


Latest Release Notes

  • Aug 30, 2020
    Picklists and Summary Table on BoLs

    Bill of Ladings now include Picklists and a Summary / Totals table specifically designed for logistics staff to more easily organize their routes.

  • Aug 29, 2020
    Recurring Tasks

    Premium DigThisData users can now schedule tasks to repeat on a schedule – Either every number of weeks, or the first, second, third or fourth selected weekday of the month.

  • Aug 20, 2020
    Non Taxable Amounts on BoLs

    DTD now has support to describe on BoLs (for Agency and Licensee sales) Non Taxable portions, typically can or bottle deposits. Edit your Direct Products and enter the portion of the sales price that is Non Taxable and the amount will be excluded from tax and added as a Deposit line item.

  • Aug 14, 2020
    Introducing the DigThisData Shopify App

    DigThisData now seamlessly integrates with Shopify enabling suppliers to manage, process, and report on Direct to Consumer Shopify Orders all from within DigThisData.
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  • Jun 15, 2020
    LCBO Agency Pricing

    Agency specific pricing is now available for each LCBO product (through associated Direct Products) to enable alternate pricing for Agency locations. Bill of Lading pricing for Agency locations is soon to be released.

  • Jun 15, 2020
    Traceability & Lot Management

    To comply with new traceability regulations in Canada, DigThisData has taken the first step toward complete production management and released Lot management with First–In–First–Out Product Lot Depletion for all Orders. Reverse Lot search is available to identify which customer orders any specific lot has been sold to.

  • May 31, 2020
    Add Customer From Licensee Directory

    You can now easily add any customer that is listed in either LCBO, TBS, or LDB Licensee Directory directly into your account whith the click of a button. Once added, any assiged Sales Reps will display in the directory listing, displaying which accounts remain unassigned.

  • May 15, 2020
    LCBO Agent Merge

    User that have access to more than a single LCBO Agent Number can now merge account so they appear as a single consolodated account with all products associated to it. This is a Personal Preference, so two users in the same corporate account can maintain different settings.

  • May 15, 2020
    Default Product Groups Per Channel

    For Advanced and Premium users, you can now set a single Product Group to display as the default for products and reporting. Once a group is assigned as your default, only those products will show on your Dashboard, be pre–selected on reports, and appear at the top of lists.

  • May 10, 2020
    Archive LCBO Products

    The ability to set LCBO producs as Archived has been added. An Archived product will no longer appear in reporting or in product selection - designed for products that should no longer be in the Active Pooducts list. Archive capabilities for other channels to follow.

  • May 2, 2020
    Subset & Product Search

    While selecting Subsets and Products in filter windows, a new search utility enables users to easily find subsets and products. Click the Apply button to enable each search result and add it to your selections.

  • April 23, 2020
    Segment by Style!

    For some LCBO product subsets, many different styles are lumped together. We’ve developed a system that enables users to categorize individual LCBO products into style categories and filter competitive ranking based on those styles. Segmentation is available on Provincial, Regional, and District Leaders, as well Style definitions now show and are editable from Product Overview and Sales Trends.

  • April 11, 2020
    LCBO Promotions

    LCBO Promotions are now displayed in a dedicated report under Reporting → Industry Trends → Promotions. Program information, dates, and a year over year comparison to measure performance is available for each promotion.

  • April 10, 2020
    Warehouse Inventory History and Management

    Features previously only available to Premium plan users have been opened up to all plans. More granular Inventory Adjustment labels (damaged, transfer, etc) are available as well as a full Warehouse Inventory History.

  • April 9, 2020
    Menu Update

    The main menu has been updated to include a panel system and an auto-complete search utility. While the structure has changed, all menu items remain.

  • April 3, 2020
    Custom Reports

    A–la–Cart Custom Reports are now globally available for all accounts. Found under User Preferences, each user of an account is able to subscribe to any available custom report. Reports are emailed either Weekly, Monthly, or at Period End as desired.

  • April 2, 2020
    Year Over Year Weekly Sales Performance

    The Sales Performance report has been updated to include a new Year Over Year Variance comparing the current week/month to the same period in the previous year.

  • April 1, 2020
    Industry Sales Trend Drill Down

    View year over year weekly sales charts for any product in a subset. The resulting graph will illustrate each available channel (counter sales, grocery, agency, etc) as a stacked bar chart. Available for Units, Volume, or Revenue.

  • Mar 16, 2020
    Open Routes in Google Maps App

    A new link has been added to all mapping that provides a direct link to open the Google Maps App with the current routing to provide live direction instructions and Apple Car Play integration.

  • Mar 12, 2020
    Custom Reports

    Available for all plans, request Custom Reports to be developed in Excel format and delivered to your inbox Weekly, Monthly, or at Period End. Contact Support for more details.

  • Mar 06, 2020
    Order History

    Consolidated order reporting is now available for customers using Warehouse Management. Fully integrated with your Direct Product Definitions, Order History will report on sales over a period of time by Product, Brand, Channel, Sub Channel, and Package.

  • Feb 27, 2020
    Global Tasks

    Now available for Premium customers, set tasks for multiple staff directly from the CRM Task list. No account association necessary.

  • Feb 07, 2020
    Weekly/Bi–Weekly Delivery Frequency

    Logistics delivery templates have been updated to include a delivery frequency definition - Weekly, Week 1, or Week 2. All locations can now be assigned a delivery schedule and next delivery day calculations will adjust accordingly.

  • Feb 04, 2020
    Order Filter by Updated Today

    We’ve added the ability to select a checkbox which will filter orders that have been changed on the current day. This enables you to easily filter orders for Bill of Lading or Excel export that have been Posted today.

  • Jan 31, 2020

    One of the most requested features in DigThisData has been the ability to save report criteria so users can run same the report at a later time. With the introduction of Shortcuts, users can now create and name an unlimited number of saved queries for each report in DTD.

  • Jan 31, 2020
    BC Data Now Available

    Released in Beta, British Columbia LDB and BCLS data is now supported in Dig! Featuring complete BCLS competitive data, seamless integration with the CRM and Call Days, the full BC licensee directory, and much more!

  • Jan 23, 2020
    Market Share Trend By Period

    Now available for all Advanced plans and up, we've added a chart that displays a rolling year of your market share at the store level, grouped by period. Stacked by individual products, you can see your total market share and market share of individual products. Percentages are based on Volume.

  • Jan 17, 2020
    Secondary Item in Product Sync

    Product Sync now includes a secondary item for each product that will generate a second line item on invoices. This is most commonly used for Can Deposits. The secondary product can have a unique tax rate and will only appear on generated invoices.

  • Jan 14, 2020
    List De-List History

    The Sales → List/Delist History report now includes a period by period summary segmentable by sales rep.

  • Jan 13, 2020
    Year Over Year By Sales Rep

    The Reports → Year Over Year Sales report now includes a sales rep option to segment by individual territories.

  • Dec 16, 2019
    Product Price History

    Now available for all plans under Industry → Product Overview, we've added a chart showing a full rolling year of weekly price history for the selected product.

  • Dec 14, 2019
    Mobile Menu

    The mobile experience has been updated to include a more robust menu. Top level categories are now collapsed by default and the application will display your five most recently used views for quick access.

  • Dec 13, 2019
    Industry Pricing Trend

    All plans have access to a new report under the Industry menu - Pricing Trends. See how products are priced within specific categories over time (full year). The report provides the Mean Price, Standard Deviation, Maximum, and Minimum for Products, By Unit abd Normalized Volume.

  • Dec 10, 2019
    Document Management & Photo/Camera Uploads

    Advanced and Premium customers now have the capacity to upload images for an account. Found either in the Call Day Store Detail (Document Management) or dedicated CRM (Docs) view, photos can be uploaded and stored for each account (retail or on-premise). The mobile experience launches the embedded camera for easy photo logging. Both title and descriptions are available for each upload.

  • Dec 01, 2019
    Price Range Filtering In Industry

    Industry Overview, together with Provincial, Regional, and District Leaders now supports filtering by Price Range. Enter a Lower Price and an Upper Price to segment out products outside of those bounds. This permits users to more closely compare competitive products withing their category that may have similar customer segments.

  • Nov 26, 2019
    Grocery Management System (GMS) Order Import

    You can now download a CSV file of your orders from the LCBO GMS Portal and upload the file directly to DTD using Data → Import Data Files. Dig will automatically create pre-orders tied in to warehouse inventory and accounting integrations. Additionally, all grocery locations are pre–loaded and available to the Premium CRM and Advanced Call Days feature allowing users to track location sales.

  • Nov 03, 2019
    Hyperlocal Weather Forecasts

    Advanced and Premium users can now view 5 day hyperlocal weather forecast for all LCBO, TBS, and Direct Customer locations. A new tab has been added to the Call Day Store / Customer / Location Detail view that will display a table of weather updates up to 5 times a day.

  • Nov 01, 2019
    DigThisData OnTap Released

    Announcing the general release of OnTap – the simplest way to sell to licensees online. Fully integrated with DigThisData, OnTap provides licensees with product search and ordering capabilities. Additionally, OnTap introduces advanced accounting to DigThisData including pre-authorizing credit cards, payment management, accounts receivables, and two–sync with accounting platforms.

  • Nov 01, 2019
    Grocery Sell Through Report

    Grocery Sell Through is now available under the Reports menu for sales of you own products within the channel. The new LCBO grocery chain designations are available and filterable.

  • Sept 09, 2019
    LCBO Category Trend Report

    A detailed rolling Year-Over-Year report listing figures for LCBO Category (Subset) Sales in Units, Volume, Revenue, and the Percentage Change.

  • Sept 08, 2019
    LCBO Daily Sales

    DTD now has the ability to report on sales as recent as yesterday’s!

    A new report has been published for all plans listing daily product sales by location. Updated daily, the system will calculate Daily Sales, a 30 day Mean, and Standard Deviation. Indicators are present for figures above or below the standard deviation.

  • Sept 05, 2019
    LCBO & TBS 30 Day Warehouse History

    All Warehouse Inventory reports for the retail channels now include a 30 day history alongside the familiar table of inventory standings.

  • Sept 05, 2019
    New Sales Trend By Product / Supplier

    A detailed rolling Year-Over-Year report listing figures for competitive Unit Sales, Volume Sales, Revenue, Distribution, and Market Share.

  • Aug 21, 2019
    Sales by Product / Period Sales

    For all Sales by Product reports, a new switch has been added allowing you to Group results by Sales Rep. The resultant report will display individual product sales through channels either consolidated or by Sales Rep. XLS and PDF exports available.

  • July 26, 2019
    Segment Pre–Orders and Imported Orders

    The Orders view now includes additional segmentation allowing filtering of just Pre–Orders and/or filtering results to imported DDVP and TBS XML purchase orders. It’s now far easier to identify which orders have been imported vs manually submitted.

  • July 23, 2019
    Updated Industry Segmentation

    Industry reporting now includes a drop down selection to segment by Container – available for LCBO and TBS reports.

  • July 22, 2019
    Automatically Create Pre–Orders from the TBS XML Purchase Orders

    DigThisData now supported ingesting The Beer Store Purchase Orders in XML format. If the system locates XML Purchase Orders in your account’s SFTP site, DTD will automatically ingest the files and create Pre–Orders. Once complete, a message will be added to your notifications indicating the number of Purchase Orders ingested. Additionally, XML Purchase Orders can be ingested through the Data → Import Data Files upload widget.

  • July 4, 2019
    Updated Industry Reports

    Industry reporting now includes a drop down selection to report by Product, Brand, or Supplier. This allows ranking of not only products, but suppliers/producers as well.

  • May 30, 2019
    Import Orders from the LCBO DDVP

    You can now download a CSV file of your orders from the LCBO DDVP and upload the file directly to DTD using Data → Import Data Files. Dig will automatically create pre-orders tied in to warehouse inventory and accounting integrations.

  • April 30, 2019
    Shipping Code for BoL / Packing Slips

    Direct Product Definitions have a new field to define shipping/logistics details. The Ship Code value will display on generated PDF Bill of Ladings and Packing Slips.

  • April 25, 2019
    Virtual Products

    Products in your Direct Product Definitions can now be a replica of another SKU enabling alternate pricing for the same product. Once a SKU is assigned as a virtual SKU of another product, the original product parameters are used and all variations of the product deplete the same warehouse inventory SKU.

  • April 10, 2019
    Mobile Experience

    DigThisData can now be installed as a mobile app on iOS (iPhone / iPad / iPod) and Android. Windows devices should work as well, although they remain untested. See this How To article to install the app.

  • Mar 30, 2019
    LCBO Vintages Sales

    Located under the Industry menu, LCBO Vintages Sales provides sales reporting on all Vintages products (Option 6 purchase required). A trend chart is available for each product indicating channel sales as well as segmentation by district.

  • Mar 29, 2019
    Product Mix

    The Call Day → Store Detail view now contains a new tab labelled Product Mix that provides two doughnut charts indicating the major category items carried at the specific location – reported in both Product SKUs and Units available.

  • Mar 24, 2019
    LCBO Industry Licensee Sales

    We’ve released a new report under the Industry section that displays data available in LCBO Option 7 files. All subsets are included and segmentation is available by city.

  • Mar 20, 2019
    Day Planner Enhancements

    The CRM Day Planner (Premium Plan only) has been enhanced to include the ability to delete and move stops. Stops can now be moved up or down to re-order your route or completely deleted.

  • Mar 20, 2019
    Sage Business Cloud Accounting™ Integration

    Sage™ Business Cloud Accounting Integration is now available for Advanced and Premium plans. Similar to the QuickBooks™ and Xero™ integration, DTD can post invoices directly to Sage. Enable this integration in your Account Settings. Please see the Support Portal for a detailed How To.

  • Mar 15, 2019
    New Location Analysis Report

    The new Location Analysis report provides listed products per store combined with product rankings at store level per category (subset).

  • Mar 12, 2019
    Direct Product Bundles

    Direct Products now include Bundles! Bundle a related product such as a deposit together with any Direct product and the related product will be automatically included when placing Direct Orders. Use Data → Manage Products → Direct to assign a bundled product under Bundle with SKU.

  • Feb 12, 2019
    Day Planner & Mileage Tracking

    The DTD Premium Plan now includes a Day Planner and Mileage Tracking for Sales Reps on the road. Load your day from your account listing, start your day, and then check in at each location. Once your day is complete, close out your day. Manager’s can now view sales reps total mileage and view routes taken.

  • Feb 12, 2019
    CRM Reporting now with Activity Logs

    The Manager’s Dashboard (Premium Plan only) has been enhanced to include more granular Notes, Orders and (new) Activity reporting. Searchable by location and filterable by sales rep.

  • Jan 24, 2019
    Retail Email Addresses

    DTD now includes email addresses for all retail contacts. Edit addresses for locations under Data → Configure Stores and email addresses will populate throughout the app. Basic Plan users can click on stores under Manage Retail to spawn an email, Advanced users now have email fields in their Call Day Store Detail, and Premium users can view and edit emails within the CRM.

  • Jan 21, 2019
    Xero™ Accounting Integration

    Xero™ Accounting Integration is now available for Advanced and Premium plans. Similar to the QuickBooks™ integration, DTD can post invoices directly to Xero™. Enable this integration in your Account Settings.

  • Jan 17, 2019
    Store Trend Report

    The Location Performance report now includes a Location Trend drill–down report for each location. Click on the new icons to spawn a weekly report detailing sales. Viewable in both graphic and tabular formats for all products at the location.

  • Dec 14, 2018
    Competitive Grocery Report

    All DTD plans now include a Grocery Sell–Through report. More advanced functionality will be added in the coming days.

  • Nov 19, 2018
    Locations Map

    All LCBO, LCBO Agency and TBS Locations can now be located on an interactive Google Map under Sales → Locations Map (Premium Plan only).

  • Nov 04, 2018
    Assign Multiple Reps

    You can now assign multiple sales reps to retail locations and direct customers. This is a feature that has been requested to satisfy inside and outside sales teams.

  • Nov 04, 2018
    Product Filter in Order Form

    For all order forms, there is now a search bar in the product table header that permits filtering by name or SKU.

  • Nov 04, 2018
    Assign Multiple Product Groups to Direct Customers

    Assigning a Product Group to a customer allows you to limit the number of products available for order. Multiple groups can now be assigned per customer to make product organization easier.

  • Oct 17, 2018
    Direct Dial

    Now available in both Sales → Manage Retail and Sales → Call Day, dial a contact directly from DTD by clicking on the provided icon. This feature will only be available to mobile devices and laptops/desktops configured with Bluetooth connected phones.

  • Aug 17, 2018
    Sales Velocity

    DigThisData now provides a Sales Velocity report! Found under Reports → Sales Velocity, it displays weekly Unit Sales and a calculated Sales Velocity for the current year compared to last year for each store by product.

  • Aug 10, 2018
    UPC, SCC, PO, and GMS Numbers

    All order forms now include a field for PO Number and GMS Order Number. These fields are now included in all generated Packing Slips and Bill of Ladings. Additionally, UPC and SCC Codes will now be included for any Bill of Lading created for a Direct Customer assigned to the Grocery Channel.

  • Aug 6, 2018
    Direct Shipment Packing Slips

    Direct Shipment Packing Slips now include item pricing with tax and totals. Additional lines are provided for adjustments (keg returns etc). Products by default had a 13% tax rate, which is now configurable under Data → Manage Products.

  • Aug 2, 2018
    LCBO & TBS Logistics Details Upload

    DigThisData now supports uploading a logistics spreadsheet to bulk edit Delivery Day, Default Delivery Method, and Cut Off Time. Once you receive a schedule from your logistics partner, simply format the schedule into our templates, save as .TSV, and upload using Data → Import Data Files. Templates can be found in Data → Configure Stores.

  • Aug 1, 2018
    LCBO Agency & Licensee Reports

    New to DigThisData is LCBO Agency and Licensee Reporting under the Reports Menu. Please notify support if you purchase Option 7 (Licensee) and/or Option 8 (Agency) data from the SOD.

  • July 25, 2018
    TBS Store Rank Plus Updates

    Store Rank is now available for TBS. Additionally, the menu has been updated and it can now be found under Industry → Store Rank.

  • July 24, 2018
    Store Rank Current Gap

    The LCBO Store Rank now provides a Period Gap and a Current Gap. Period Gap indicates that a product was carried during the selected period. Current Gap indicates the location currently carries a product.

  • July 20, 2018
    Warehouse Management

    DigThisData now supports Warehouse Management with Real–Time inventory availability.

  • June 21, 2018
    Weekly Distribution

    We’ve added a new data field to the Industry → Compare Tool under Performance. The results now display two weekly figures – Performance / Distribution.

  • June 14, 2018
    Ordering Cut Off Times

    We’ve added a new field to Data → Configure Stores so sales reps are aware of how late in the day they can submit an order for logistics to process the delivery for the day. Additionally, Sales → Manage Retail is now capable of being ordered by Cut Off Time.

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