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Building a Data Foundation to Help Democratise Data Analytics For CPGs Blog 15 Dec 2021 E2E Value Chain Building a Data Foundation to Help Democratise Data Analytics For CPGs At a recent conference, I was struck by an admission of a data leader at a top 10 consumer goods company about the poor state of data in CPG. “Nobody has figured out master data in CPG,” was the message that leader conveyed to us. They may have figured out a slice of their data […]
CGF E2E Co-Chair Talks Product Data, Industry Collaboration, and Digitisation in New Interview News Update 29 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain CGF E2E Co-Chair Talks Product Data, Industry Collaboration, and Digitisation in New Interview To tackle some of today’s biggest data exchange challenges, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) formed its Product Data Coalition of Action at the start of 2020. The Coalition brings together retailer and manufacturer members of the CGF to drive the critical work towards the global implementation of a unique product identification system. In addition, the […]
Database Coupling Made Easy: Data Reference Sheet Blog 15 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain Database Coupling Made Easy: Data Reference Sheet At The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), and particularly within my work in the End-to-End Value Chain and Product Data, we are focused on making things easier and more effective for businesses along the entire value chain. This could be to help make a business more sustainable, or it could be to support efficiency and reduce […]
DRS – Data Reference Sheet Publication 15 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain DRS – Data Reference Sheet
The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain Initiative and Product Data Coalition Hold Steering Committee Meeting Ahead of New WinterComes Event in Sitges, Barcelona News Update 14 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain Initiative and Product Data Coalition Hold Steering Committee Meeting Ahead of New WinterComes Event in Sitges, Barcelona The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) initiative and Product Data Coalition of Action held their bi-annual Steering Committee meetings in Sitges, Barcelona on 29th and 30th September. The E2E initiative works towards ensuring that industry trading partners have access to real-time, accurate and independently assured supply chain and product data down to […]
Do More with Less: Use Existing Emissions Data to Accelerate Decarbonisation Blog 24 Sep 2021 E2E Value Chain Do More with Less: Use Existing Emissions Data to Accelerate Decarbonisation As more companies set bold decarbonisation goals such as Science-Based Targets or Net Zero pledges, a major organisational shift is occurring across the global corporate landscape: the topic of carbon is moving from a pure reporting concern to a core strategic concern. The challenge is that the underpinning carbon data is evolving much slower. Many […]
One Product Identity, Many Tagging Technologies – Here’s Why… Blog 05 Aug 2021 E2E Value Chain One Product Identity, Many Tagging Technologies – Here’s Why… Today, consumers expect end-to-end traceability, authenticity and engaging experiences from consumer product brands — from packaged goods to apparel items to pharmaceuticals. How do consumer brands deliver on these expectations? Not only deliver on expectations, but manage them throughout a product’s lifecycle? Over the past year product digitisation has become the norm rather than the […]
E2E eMagazine – May 2021 Publication 21 May 2021 E2E Value Chain E2E eMagazine – May 2021
7 Questions Away | Product Data Interview with Andrea Schlossarek, METRO AG Blog 20 Apr 2021 Product Data 7 Questions Away | Product Data Interview with Andrea Schlossarek, METRO AG The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is delighted to share this edition of 7 Questions Away, contributed by Andrea Schlossarek, Director, Corporate Master Data Management, METRO AG. She shares her views on how the Global Trade Item Number (GTIN) Ubiquity project is unfolding at her company and the power of collaborating with other members from CGF’s […]
CGF End-to-End Value Chain Newsletter – Q1 2021 Video 15 Apr 2021 E2E Value Chain CGF End-to-End Value Chain Newsletter – Q1 2021 Check out the latest updates from our End-to-End Value Chain initiative at The Consumer Goods Forum.
The Year Ahead for CGF China Blog 12 Apr 2021 Corporate The Year Ahead for CGF China In the Chinese Zodiac, the new year that started on 12th February is the Year of the Ox. The many qualities of the ox are believed to influence the year’s outcome: a symbol of hard work, positivity and honesty, the ox can bring long-awaited success and prosperity to 2021.    The Consumer Goods Forum’s team […]
7 Questions Away | Product Data Interview With Ethem Kamanlı, Migros Ticaret Blog 01 Apr 2021 E2E Value Chain 7 Questions Away | Product Data Interview With Ethem Kamanlı, Migros Ticaret The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) caught up with Ethem Kamanlı, Supply Chain Solutions Director at Migros Ticaret, to talk about his company’s experience in collaborating with the CGF’s End-to-End (E2E) Value Chain initiative and rolling out Product Data Coalition projects in Turkey. Get insights on their experience and how championing Product Data projects has enhanced […]
Digital Product Data Is The Future: A Case for Machine Learning Blog 25 Mar 2021 E2E Value Chain Digital Product Data Is The Future: A Case for Machine Learning The online grocery industry hit a turning point in 2020. While the COVID-19 pandemic brought on the inevitable push towards eCommerce acceleration, the deeper wave was felt by systems and processes ill-equipped for agility and scale. In the past it was commonplace to have skepticism and internal resistance about eCommerce inside many brands, as brick […]
CGF Board Co-Chair Shares Migros Ticaret’s Product Data Journey in Turkey News Update 22 Mar 2021 Product Data CGF Board Co-Chair Shares Migros Ticaret’s Product Data Journey in Turkey The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) launched its Product Data Coalition of Action in 2020 to address weaknesses faced in today’s data exchange processes by ensuring that all products have a unique identification, that all IDs can be verified in real time, and that all brand owners, retailers and platforms follow the same Global Data Model […]
E2E eMagazine – February 2021 Publication 19 Mar 2021 E2E Value Chain E2E eMagazine – February 2021
How Accurate & Harmonised Product Data Streamlines Global Industry Operations & Builds Consumer Trust Blog 22 Feb 2021 Product Data How Accurate & Harmonised Product Data Streamlines Global Industry Operations & Builds Consumer Trust Presently, it is near impossible to accurately estimate the number of products traded across global markets, and even more so to understand how many of them have unique identifiers and find each product’s history and associated details. Data inconsistencies lead to costly workarounds and manual alternations. For businesses, this can be harmful to operations and […]