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Latest Release Notes


  • 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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“DigThisData has been doing wonders for our efficiency when it comes to weekly orders; checking inventories in stores, scheduling call days, tracking sales at specific stores, right down to creating QuickBooks invoices and packing slips in the app. On top of that, I could spend hours digging through all the raw sales data it provides for Beer Stores and LCBOs - it’s almost addictive!”

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