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From Demand Chain to Value Chain: The Power of Product Enrichment in Modern Retail Blog 18 Sep 2023 E2E Value Chain From Demand Chain to Value Chain: The Power of Product Enrichment in Modern Retail In an era marked by rapid technological advancements and shifting consumer preferences, supply chains across the food manufacturing and retail sectors are undergoing a transformation. As these industries evolve towards a more customer-centric approach, product...
Qusai Sarraf, CEO, IVIS Group Talks Modern Retail Trends at the Supply Chain Conference 2023 Video 22 Sep 2023 E2E Value Chain Qusai Sarraf, CEO, IVIS Group Talks Modern Retail Trends at the Supply Chain Conference 2023 Qusai Sarraf, Founder and CEO, IVIS Group, delves into the trends of modern retail and the ongoing shift from demand to value chain. He will discuss the benefits of using enrichment to drive demand chain...
Focus on Consumers, Industry Collaboration, Technology & Sustainability: The First Edition of the Supply Chain Conference Officially Ends After Three Days  Press Release 26 Oct 2022 Supply Chain Conference Focus on Consumers, Industry Collaboration, Technology & Sustainability: The First Edition of the Supply Chain Conference Officially Ends After Three Days  AMSTERDAM, 26th October 2022 – The first edition of the Supply Chain Conference (SCC) from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has officially come to a close in Amsterdam. A very dynamic group of close to...
Achieving a More Responsive Supply Chain: Lessons from COVID-19 Blog 06 Oct 2020 Product Data Achieving a More Responsive Supply Chain: Lessons from COVID-19 Seven months into the COVID-19 lockdown, consumers still find themselves fighting for toilet paper, disinfectant wipes and nitrile gloves at their local retail stores. On the flipside, many Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) companies who saw...
Alas, It Is Always Dangerous to Prophesy, About the Future Blog 12 Feb 2021 Alas, It Is Always Dangerous to Prophesy, About the Future   This is the time of the year when everybody becomes a futurist. With a quick scan of the web you can find plenty of pundits trying their hands at guessing the future – whether...
The Imperatives of Data to Support Sustainability and Transparency Blog 05 Dec 2023 E2E Value Chain The Imperatives of Data to Support Sustainability and Transparency Companies run the real risk of failing to meet consumer and regulatory demands Pressure increases on businesses: regulations and changing consumer demands are coming their way, demanding sustainability through transparency. And all companies face this...
Press Release 25 Jun 2013 E2E Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Launch Significant Recommendations that have the Potential to Alter the Industry Landscape Two megatrends, ‘Digital World’ and ‘Fight for Resources,’ are addressed as part of the Future Value Chain series    PARIS, 25th June 2013 – A report published today by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the...
Artificial Intelligence is Accelerating Business-to-Consumer Response Blog 01 Apr 2020 E2E Value Chain Artificial Intelligence is Accelerating Business-to-Consumer Response   I got an email recently from Amazon, that as a Prime member, I was now eligible for free grocery delivery, which previously cost $14.99/month with the AmazonFresh grocery delivery service. Amazon is rolling out...
Data Transparency Takes Centre Stage Throughout the Pandemic Blog 02 Sep 2020 Product Data Data Transparency Takes Centre Stage Throughout the Pandemic The rate of change in consumer demand witnessed over the past few months has been unprecedented, calling attention to the importance of effective lines of communication between suppliers and retailers.  As demand for certain products spiked and supply...
Continued Supply Chain Shocks? Build Resilience with Increased Intelligence and Flexibility Blog 01 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain Continued Supply Chain Shocks? Build Resilience with Increased Intelligence and Flexibility Halfway through what was supposed to be a recovery year, retailers are still struggling Long gone are the days of panic buying and empty shelves in grocery stores as society grappled with the early days...
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...
Combat Supply-Chain Challenges and Strengthen Relationships Through Customer Listening Blog 15 Sep 2022 E2E Value Chain Combat Supply-Chain Challenges and Strengthen Relationships Through Customer Listening   In 2022, numerous supply chain issues have plagued people, essential services and organisations worldwide. Retailers have been hit particularly hard. Their critical role in creating accessible goods for people globally makes the impact they...
Improving Global Food Supply Chain Operations with Virtual Twin Technology Blog 22 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain Improving Global Food Supply Chain Operations with Virtual Twin Technology Agribusiness continues to be a major player in the US economy, contributing $1.109 trillion to national GDP in 2019. Global agribusiness revenue is expected to hit $10.2 trillion as the global economy rebounds from the...
5 Retail-Consumer Products Trends to Watch in 2022 Blog 18 Jan 2022 E2E Value Chain 5 Retail-Consumer Products Trends to Watch in 2022 Retail struggling!? Not quite in 2021 according to IHL Group[1]. US Retail growth in 2021 through November was $831B USD. The growth for November alone was $91.1B USD. Total retail growth year to year is...
Aligning Purpose with Profits: How Consumer Goods Companies can Unlock Business Growth by Integrating Sustainability into their Operations Blog 21 Apr 2023 E2E Value Chain Aligning Purpose with Profits: How Consumer Goods Companies can Unlock Business Growth by Integrating Sustainability into their Operations The rapid advancement of technology and social media has created a new generation of well- informed, empowered, and discerning consumers. These individuals prioritise brands that not only provide high-quality products and services, but also resonate...
Press Release 08 Nov 2013 Highlights from Global Marketing, IT & Supply Chain Conference Day 2   LONDON, 8th November 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) global marketing, IT and supply chain conference continued today with another full programme of speakers from the world of retail and manufacturing. Dick Boer,...