We believe that this partnership is of great value to our clients and serves as a complement to the services that FRI provides.
Weather Trends International is the global leader of year-ahead business weather forecasting technology with year-ahead forecasts for over 6.4 million locations in all 195 countries. Long-time clients include retailers Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, Target, Kohl's, AutoZone, and suppliers Johnson & Johnson, Anheuser-Busch, SCJohnson, 3M, Energizer, financial firms JP Morgan, Citi and in total over 100 of the Fortune 1,000 companies. WTI long-range forecasts help solving mainfold business problems such as:
- Seasonal product inventory buying decisions a year ahead
- Allocation for optimal weather conditions and sell through
- Advertising and marketing timing
- Facility energy budget planning
- Commodity pricing models
Weather Trends International was founded in 2002 and recipient of 12 business technology awards (American Business Awards, Tie50 Award, Red Herring Awards) including #5 out of 10,000+ companies as America's Most Promising Company (Forbes).