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New Report Reveals Vision for Grocery Store of the Future Press Release 30 May 2017 New Report Reveals Vision for Grocery Store of the Future PARIS, 30th May 2017 — In a brand-new report out today, international grocery research organisation IGD and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) reveal the 10 areas grocery retailers must focus on to ensure physical stores remain relevant for shoppers in an increasingly digital age. In a brand-new report out today, international grocery research organisation IGD and […]
Three Key Global Markets to See 212% Combined Online Growth in Next Five Years Press Release 31 May 2018 Corporate Three Key Global Markets to See 212% Combined Online Growth in Next Five Years New research from IGD and CGF highlights investment opportunities in digital commerce with vision for online store of the future   PARIS, 31st May 2018 — New research launched today by research organisation IGD and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) forecasts the digital future for the food and grocery industry, predicting significant online growth for three […]
Global Retail Reset Demands Location Data Transparency Blog 11 May 2021 E2E Value Chain Global Retail Reset Demands Location Data Transparency After a historically disruptive year, physical retail has started a global reset unlike anything seen in modern times. The decline in the productivity of many retail locations has been directly impacted by the upswing in ecommerce and the jump in remote work. Euromonitor reports that goods bought online grew 24% while in-store sales declined 7% […]
Press Release 19 Jun 2014 The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Two Roundup The retail store of the future and strategies for growth dominate agenda on second day of the Summit   PARIS, Thursday 19th June 2014 – After another day of industry-leading presentations the second day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit has come to an end. Today’s focus has been around the future of the […]
Overview of the Irish Retail Landscape Blog 21 Feb 2022 Global Summit Overview of the Irish Retail Landscape When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in March 2020, Ireland implemented some of the strictest lockdown restrictions in the world. Initial hopes that “two weeks to flatten the curve” – as then-Prime Minister Leo Varadkar put it – would prevail were soon found wanting, as the country entered into what would turn out to be four stringent lockdowns […]
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 18.2% and that is a $5.5T market growing at 18.2% for the year. Even taking out C-stores and Gas Stations, […]
The Online Store of the Future Publication 31 May 2018 Corporate The Online Store of the Future
Why You Should Attend the Future Leaders Congress (and Why It Rocks!) Blog 15 Dec 2014 Corporate Why You Should Attend the Future Leaders Congress (and Why It Rocks!)   1. It’s a Networking Opportunity Like No Other  This one is simple. Where else can you build your professional network alongside 150 other future leaders who are in the same boat as you and who can expect the same longevity within the industry? If you want to connect and get involved, and build networks […]
The Future of Ethical Commerce and Sustainability in Fast Moving Consumer Goods Companies (FMCG) Blog 20 Jun 2022 E2E Value Chain The Future of Ethical Commerce and Sustainability in Fast Moving Consumer Goods Companies (FMCG) The UN World Commission on Environment and Development defines sustainability as “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Sustainability is therefore the process by which the use of resources, the direction of investments, the orientation of technological development, and institutional change consider both current […]
The Evolution of the Physical Store Publication 10 Aug 2017 The Evolution of the Physical Store
Healthy Children, Better Future: “Growing Healthy with Migros” Blog 31 May 2022 Health & Wellness Healthy Children, Better Future: “Growing Healthy with Migros” According to World Health Organization (WHO) 39 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2020 as well as children over the age of 5 and adolescents. If these trends continue, The World Obesity Atlas 2022 has predicted that by 2030, 1 in 5 women and 1 in 7 men will be living with […]
End-to-End Value Chain – Evolution of the Physical Store Infographic 02 Jun 2017 End-to-End Value Chain – Evolution of the Physical Store
Press Release 05 Feb 2010 2010 Food Safety Conference – Press Highlights – Day 2 5th February 2010 –    Private vs. Public Food Safety Efforts    Safe food is a shared accountability between governments and companies. On the second day of the Global Food Safety Conference in Washington DC, one of the opening sessions looked at the question. In a panel discussion, the growing understanding of how both the […]
Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People News Update 03 Apr 2020 Corporate Special Edition: Industry Actions to Tackle Covid-19 and Support People The strength of the CGF lies in its collaborative efforts and ability to bring our industry together to discuss challenges impacting our people, our customers and our businesses, and to share best practices and knowledge. The world is now facing a pandemic not seen in our lifetime, but our industry is stepping up and showcasing […]
Digital Transformation’s Impact on Physical Retailers: Top Strategies to Prepare for the Future Blog 26 Aug 2019 E2E Value Chain Digital Transformation’s Impact on Physical Retailers: Top Strategies to Prepare for the Future In recent years, consumer expectations have been transforming rapidly due to advancing technologies. Over the last 20 years and since the beginning of the Internet, new technologies also have emerged to deliver new types of experiences for consumers, which entire brands have been built around. A whole generation of consumers have never seen the world […]
Retail Media Networks Explained – And How to Capitalise on Them Blog 07 Jul 2022 E2E Value Chain Retail Media Networks Explained – And How to Capitalise on Them In 2012, Amazon, a CGF member, launched its retail media network (RMN). Ever since, retailers large and small have followed suit, from giants like CGF members Walmart and Target to specialty retailers such as Sephora and even app-based delivery services like Instacart. According to Forrester Research, global retail media spend will grow to $50 billion […]