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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...
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...
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...
Modern Slavery – A Shared Problem Blog 22 Aug 2019 Sustainable Retail Summit Modern Slavery – A Shared Problem Modern slavery should be at the heart of our approach to sustainability. How can we say that we are sustainable if doing business is predicated on the abuse and exploitation of others? As operators of...
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...
Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 2 Press Release 27 Oct 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 2 AMSTERDAM, 27th October 2022 – We kicked off an exciting start to our first full day of sessions with a warm welcome from moderator Isabelle Kumar and Wai-Chan Chan, Managing Director at The Consumer Goods...
Facilitating a Race to the ‘Top’ for Business in Tackling Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Blog 24 Sep 2019 Human Rights Facilitating a Race to the ‘Top’ for Business in Tackling Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Last year one of the most famous brands in the world, Apple, won the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Stop Slavery Award, alongside The Consumer Goods Forum member, Unilever. The Stop Slavery Award does not credit either...
News Update 02 Nov 2016 Forced Labour Eradication Key Topic at Sustainable Retail Summit Some 240 delegates from nearly 30 countries joined this year’s Sustainable Retail Summit, held in Paris on 27th & 28th October. The event delivered on its promise to inspire and inform, leaving participants equipped with the...
Sustainable Retail Summit Day One Recap Press Release 24 Oct 2019 Sustainable Retail Summit Sustainable Retail Summit Day One Recap BERLIN, 24th October 2019 – After a successful day of critical insights, best practice sharing and rich discussions, day one of the 4th Sustainable Retail Summit has come to an end. Close to 300 industry...
Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 3 Press Release 28 Oct 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Recap: 2022 Sustainable Retail Summit Day 3 AMSTERDAM, 28th OCTOBER 2022 – The third and final day of the Sustainable Retail Summit 2022 in Amsterdam began with a discussion around a hugely important element of sustainability strategies: plastics and package are making...
Press Release 17 Jul 2014 ‘Age of Disruption’ Makes Digital Top Priority for 54% of Consumer Goods Firms – But One-Third Lack Know-How   Research finds over half of business leaders place digital strategy and data analytics high on their agenda, and the supply chain rates as their number one challenge and area of investment    PARIS, 17th...
Growing the Joint Profit Pool of Retailers and Manufacturers in Europe Blog 24 Feb 2021 E2E Value Chain Growing the Joint Profit Pool of Retailers and Manufacturers in Europe In Europe, modern trade retailers account for 40% to 80% of annual sales and gross profit for most consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs). Much of that profit is concentrated in four to five main customers...
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...
Business Partners Come Together in Bangkok for CGF’s “Responsible Operations and Sourcing” Event News Update 08 Oct 2017 Social Sustainability Business Partners Come Together in Bangkok for CGF’s “Responsible Operations and Sourcing” Event On September 25th, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) held its first “Responsible Operations & Sourcing” conference, in partnership with AIM-PROGRESS and ELEVATE, in Bangkok, Thailand. The event brought together over 220 business partners of the CGF and AIM-PROGRESS...
How FMCG Brands Can Keep Up with Millennials Blog 05 Sep 2018 Global Summit How FMCG Brands Can Keep Up with Millennials When we talk about “millennials”, there can sometimes be a tendency to generalise about what is actually a very diverse group of consumers, covering anyone from the ages of 18- to around 35-years-old, anywhere in...
CGF Announces New Members for May 2021 Press Release 28 May 2021 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for May 2021 PARIS, 28th May 2021 — The Consumer Goods Forum is delighted to announce the following new companies have joined our global membership community and, in doing so, have confirmed their commitment to our vision of...