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Press Release 26 Feb 2015 Consumer Goods Industry Commits to New Guidelines on Consumer Engagement and Data Privacy The Consumer Goods Forum Brings Industry Together for Collective Agreement on Safeguarding Consumer Information Across Digital Platforms New ‘Consumer Engagement Principles’ to Promote Data Privacy and Build Greater Consumer Trust   PARIS, 26th February 2015 – In order to help build trust with consumers and shape the way companies, retailers and manufacturers use consumer information […]
Press Release 28 Apr 2015 Trust Tops the CEO Agenda at The Consumer Goods Forum Annual Summit • Consumer Goods Forum Annual Summit convenes in New York City 24th- 26th June   • Delegates to explore ‘Trust as a Foundation for Growth’ in rich programme featuring  keynotes, plenaries, ‘fireside’ conversations and panel discussions • Michael Bloomberg to deliver keynote address   PARIS, April 28th, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (the “CGF”) […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 New Tools to Help Consumer Goods Industry Safeguard Consumer Data Across Digital Channels — The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Launch New Assessment Scan and Companion Manual to Help Drive Implementation of the Consumer Engagement Principles — Companies Now Able to Benchmark Their Consumer Engagement Strategies   PARIS and NEW YORK, 24th June 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) today announced the launch of a new assessment […]
Keeping Them Close and Coming Back for More: Survey Highlights the Struggles of Consumer and Retail Executives Press Release 21 Jun 2017 Corporate Keeping Them Close and Coming Back for More: Survey Highlights the Struggles of Consumer and Retail Executives BERLIN, 21st June 2017 — The need to grow and keep customers is dominating the agenda of consumer and retail executives around the world. Thirty-three percent of the 526 consumer and retail executives responding to the fifth annual Global Consumer Executive Top of Mind survey, Think like a start-up: How to grow in a disruptive […]
Press Release 04 Mar 2010 Economic Concerns and Consumer Demand Remain Top Priorities for Consumer Goods Industry Companies continue to fight effects of financial crisis, yet refuse to put social and environmental responsibilities on the back burner    PARIS, 4th March 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today released its latest Top of Mind Survey, which reveals the priorities of 345 key decision-makers in global retail and consumer goods companies across 46 […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 Environmental Sustainability Ambitious New Resolution on Food Waste Agreed by The Consumer Goods Board for an Improved Industry  — Halving food waste by 2025 amongst member operations — Five new open-source toolkits to support implementation of the CGF resolutions and initiatives   Paris and New York, 24th June, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body for the consumer goods industry, has announced a major new initiative from its Global Summit […]
Demand for More Personalised Products and Transparent Supply Chains Will Drive Growth, Say Consumer Goods CEOs Press Release 21 Jun 2021 Corporate Demand for More Personalised Products and Transparent Supply Chains Will Drive Growth, Say Consumer Goods CEOs Further digitisation – enabled by blockchain and AI – will deliver real-time visibility,  bolstering supply chain management Local and regional sourcing practices that reduce environmental impact a direct consequence of shifting consumer habits   LONDON and PARIS, 21st June 2021 – Chief executives at leading grocery retailer and consumer goods companies see supply chain visibility […]
Press Release 20 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Three Roundup PARIS, Friday 20th June 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (The Forum) Global Summit 2014 has come to a close. The final day of the Summit in Paris saw business leaders from around the world – and special guests Jamie Oliver and Mattias Klum – come together to discuss how the industry is addressing its […]
Consumer Goods CEOs Highlight Five Urgent Actions Needed to Help Reach 2030 SDG Deadline Press Release 17 Jun 2022 Corporate Consumer Goods CEOs Highlight Five Urgent Actions Needed to Help Reach 2030 SDG Deadline Report by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and EY gathers perspectives from leaders across consumer goods industry CEOs give insights on action needed to accelerate progress toward UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report launches to coincide with The CGF’s Global Summit in Dublin, 20-23 June 2022 PARIS and DUBLIN, 20th June 2022: The Consumer Goods […]
CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust Press Release 12 Nov 2020 Product Data CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust PARIS, 12th November 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces five projects, as part of its Product Data Coalition of Action, that are designed to address two fundamental challenges in the industry’s data exchange processes. The projects, managed with the support of GS1, aim to improve the quality of product data and reduce inconsistencies […]
Press Release 10 Dec 2015 New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain   It’s believed that this fresh perspective to the value chain will engage manufacturers, retailers and additional stakeholders. The industry should no longer think of the value chain as a linear journey, whereby products and information flow linearly and sequentially from supplier to manufacturer to retailer to consumer. Instead, it will increasingly organise itself as […]
Press Release 11 Jun 2014 Captains of the Consumer Goods Industry to Gather for Annual Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit 2014 convenes in Paris 18th- 20th June     PARIS, 11th June 2014 – One week today, CEOs from the biggest names in the global consumer goods and retail businesses will descend on Paris to discuss the future of their industries. The Consumer Goods Forum’s (The Forum) 2014 Global […]
Press Release 15 Jun 2010 Industry Leaders Set Out Vision on How to Win in a Consumer-led Future CEOs of world’s leading consumer goods companies come together at Global Summit    PARIS, 15th June 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today announced its 2010 Global Summit, which will take place in London on 23 – 25 June 2010. The leaders of some of the worlds’ most influential consumer goods companies will take to […]
Press Release 03 Feb 2015 Growth in Omni-Channel Risks Diluting Consumer Products and Retail Sector Profit Omni-channel will be the key driver of growth, but only 38% of senior executives say omni initiatives have a positive impact on profit margins  81% believe the supply chain is no longer fit for purpose as new channels emerge  Companies must build a more responsive, integrated supply chain and improve consumer visibility   LONDON and […]
There Is No Label That Stands Above Truth Blog 19 Mar 2021 E2E Value Chain There Is No Label That Stands Above Truth Learn how emerging yet available technologies such as Optical Emission Spectroscopy (OES), image recognition, HF-RFID, and down the road mobile enabled smell or DNA, will combine to better inform consumers / shoppers at the point of purchase.   In order to build a sustainable relationship of trust, quality will need to be proven through immediate […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Urges Industry to Lean Into Unprecedented Change Press Release 23 Jun 2019 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Urges Industry to Lean Into Unprecedented Change Digital transformation and sustainability continue to redefine the global consumer goods industry Wide range of new technologies present exciting opportunities for business to address these challenges, often through collaboration Generation Z proving even more demanding and sceptical than Millennials   PARIS, 23rd June 2019 – Digital transformation and sustainability are the key challenges facing the consumer goods […]