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The Importance of Information Quality in an Omnichannel Environment Blog 20 Jun 2019 The Importance of Information Quality in an Omnichannel Environment Companies around the world of different shapes and sizes share the common purpose of responding to market requirements in an efficient and timely manner, as consumers become increasingly empowered, connected and informed. Therefore, one of the key challenges for companies is to guarantee shopping experiences that adapt to consumer needs. This challenge involves the implementation […]
E2E TV | Driving Omnichannel and Sustainability in Business Video 09 Jun 2020 E2E Value Chain E2E TV | Driving Omnichannel and Sustainability in Business
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 it is “5 Supply Chain Trends We Should Watch in 2021” or “13 Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Trends” there is no […]
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 this free service in phases. But soon, a large fraction of Prime members will have free grocery delivery services. This […]
News Update 23 Jun 2016 CEOs Talk Health & Wellness During Global Summit in Cape Town Some 800 c-level delegates were on hand as the Global Summit celebrated its 60th birthday in Cape Town this June. With it focus on seizing opportunities in the face of disruption, a number of sessions referenced consumer health and the impact changing consumer demands are having on our industry. However, there were three sessions in particular that […]
Breaking Down Functional Silos and Harnessing the Power of Analytics to Design to Margin Blog 23 Mar 2021 E2E Value Chain Breaking Down Functional Silos and Harnessing the Power of Analytics to Design to Margin Growing demand for personalisation, omnichannel, and responsible products is undeniable and is creating an inevitable and significant increase in innovation, operations, and pricing intricacies.   Harnessing intelligence from the entire value chain to proactively manage and predict the cost/opportunity of this complexity is a new frontier which CPG companies need to master in order to achieve […]
Wrapping Up the Year – What Retailers & Brands Can Expect Blog 24 Sep 2020 Corporate Wrapping Up the Year – What Retailers & Brands Can Expect Re-shaping and refreshing the way forward to avoid a festive foul up as the pre-season is re-imagined will be the standard approach for retailers and brands as this year there is no repeating last year’s strategy From consumers wanting brands to speak the truth and ‘be in touch with reality’, to online shopping being 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 […]
How Can Consumer Products Companies Balance the Omni-channel Opportunity with the Need to Drive Profits? Blog 25 Mar 2015 How Can Consumer Products Companies Balance the Omni-channel Opportunity with the Need to Drive Profits?   Supply chain costs also increase. In the past, manufacturers and retailers could rely on consumers to drive to the store, pick products off the shelf, pack them and take them home. In an omni-channel world, the supply chain must take control of all these steps. This consumes additional resources and drives down profitability.   […]
The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit: Global Learnings from Local Success Press Release 10 Apr 2017 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit: Global Learnings from Local Success The annual event for industry CEOs convenes in Berlin on 20th-23rd June 2017 The face of consumer goods is changing, as retailers, manufacturers and service providers adapt to an evolving consumer ecosystem – join those at the front of this change The CEOs of China’s internet giant Baidu, METRO AG, LEGO and Sainsbury’s will join […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One Press Release 13 Jun 2018 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day One SINGAPORE, 13th June 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Global Summit has kicked off in Singapore, as Ian Cook, CEO of Colgate-Palmolive and co-chair of CGF, unveils the summit with his welcoming address. The key theme this year is ‘Consumer Centricity in a Data-Driven World’. Singapore’s unique opportunities and challenges In his opening keynote, […]
Blog 02 Feb 2021 D2C’s Evolving Landscape   As recently as last year, various boardrooms, airport lounges, in Strat sessions and at team builds ‘evolution and survival of the fittest’ were terms bandied around like a ding bat on time trials. And then, slam dunk – virus 1, global teams 0. Albeit, for a brief moment.   We could not have predicted […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Two Press Release 14 Jun 2018 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit: Day Two SINGAPORE, 14th June 2018 – Following the second day of presentations at The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit in Singapore, we learn how companies are embracing change and creating new values for consumers.   Stay relevant through consumer centricity James Quincey, CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, took the stage for the opening keynote. He said that Coca-Cola’s strategy […]
Retail Talent – The Search for Digital and Customer Centric Capabilities in a New Era Blog 15 Oct 2018 FLP-Conference Retail Talent – The Search for Digital and Customer Centric Capabilities in a New Era Retail is an industry that has undergone a multitude of changes over the last few decades, from family owned and run local stores to hypermarket chains and mega shopping malls. It can be said that most major technological and societal trends have impacted the sector in some shape or form and arguably none of them […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Day Two: Innovation and Technology Focus Press Release 14 Jun 2019 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Day Two: Innovation and Technology Focus VANCOUVER, 13th June 2019 — With a packed agenda, we look at the key messages from the second day of The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Vancouver, Canada. Innovation and the role of new technologies were among the key themes discussed.    Capitalise on the growth opportunities in beauty  With a focus on the […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Day Three: Business Transformation Press Release 15 Jun 2019 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Day Three: Business Transformation VANCOUVER, 14th June 2019 — We review the key messages from the final day of the The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit in Vancouver, Canada, including the keynote session with Walmart International’s President & CEO, Judith McKenna.   Transform from within Walmart’s Judith McKenna outlined the company’s transformational journey and its focus on reinventing the […]