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Embrace the Inevitable – How Consumer Organisations Can Transform Their Supply Chains Through AI and Robotics Automation Press Release 24 Apr 2018 E2E Value Chain Embrace the Inevitable – How Consumer Organisations Can Transform Their Supply Chains Through AI and Robotics Automation PARIS, 24th April 2018 — PA Consulting Group and The Consumer Goods Forum today launch a research paper AI and Robotics automation in consumer-driven supply chains. This paper helps consumer goods organisations navigate the complexities of AI and Robotics automation technology and suggests they should embrace this rapidly evolving source of competitive advantage. AI and Robotics […]
Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen Press Release 01 Jul 2020 Health & Wellness Price Outweighs Access as Top Consumer Barrier to Eating Healthy, as Revealed in a New Global Report from The Consumer Goods Forum, BCG and Nielsen New report spotlights how the consumer industry can boost healthier eating around the world   PARIS, 1st July 2020 – Today, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), together with Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Nielsen Global Connect, published a revealing report on the state of consumer health, nutrition and wellbeing around the world. How the Consumer […]
Supply Chains Must Embrace the Inevitable and Transform Through AI and Robotics Automation Blog 30 Apr 2018 E2E Value Chain Supply Chains Must Embrace the Inevitable and Transform Through AI and Robotics Automation Consumer goods supply chains are in urgent need of more AI and Robotics automation. Many remain stuck in traditional linear models – producing standardised products from bulk materials in large centralised factories to maximise economies of scale. The end user has little or no interaction with any part of the supply chain until the product […]
The CGF and Oliver Wyman Publish ‘Business as a Force for Good in Times of a Crisis’ Press Release 29 May 2020 Health & Wellness The CGF and Oliver Wyman Publish ‘Business as a Force for Good in Times of a Crisis’ More than 470 case studies and key learnings from CGF members and the wider industry on how they responded to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis Publication part of CGF’s all-new Global Learning Mechanism   Paris, 29th May 2020 –The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) has partnered with global management consulting firm Oliver Wyman on the curation of […]
CGF Publishes Parts 12-13 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series News Update 02 Jul 2020 E2E Value Chain CGF Publishes Parts 12-13 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series The Consumer Goods Forum is pleased to announce the launch of the sixth and final installment of the End-to-End Value Chain “Management Cybernetics” learning series, in collaboration with Dr. Boysen Management + Consulting. This follows the launch of parts 1-3, 4-5, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11 published in the first semester of 2020.  Cybernetics is a transdisciplinary […]
CHL US Publishes New Report on Empowering US Shoppers to Make Healthier Choices News Update 11 Aug 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives CHL US Publishes New Report on Empowering US Shoppers to Make Healthier Choices Collaboration for Healthier Lives: an Industry-Community Partnership Blueprint   The Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) US team have today published their new report, highlighting the actions and results of their in-store activations since the program was re-launched in 2019. The CHL US team is the fourth local team to publish a report on their initiative, […]
How AI and Robotics will Transform FMCG Supply Chains Blog 18 Jul 2018 E2E Value Chain How AI and Robotics will Transform FMCG Supply Chains AI and robotics are two exciting technologies with enormous potential. We’re used to hearing about the possibilities they could bring in the home. However, we don’t tend to hear so much about how they’re going to change supply chains, specifically in the FMCG sector. As I discussed in Oracle’s recent Retail Tomorrow, Today report, these […]
Sustainability: the Key to Resilient Recovery Blog 12 Oct 2020 Sustainability: the Key to Resilient Recovery For most of 2020, businesses have been absorbed by one thing: COVID-19. They’ve been rapidly adapting and doggedly surviving as the global pandemic disrupts what they do or, in many cases, shuts them down altogether. But while this new existential threat has consumed everyone’s attention, another one is still as urgent as ever: climate change. […]
Press Release 19 Oct 2018 FLP-Conference FLP Day Two Recap: Young Leaders Explore Stores & the Agile Workplace BERLIN, 19th October 2018 – The second day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s FLP Congress has come to a close. As delegates prepare for an evening of networking, day two reflections focus on the retail scene in Berlin and an agile masterclass that allowed the young leaders in attendance to roll up their sleeves and get a real […]
CGF Publishes Parts 10-11 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series News Update 29 May 2020 E2E Value Chain CGF Publishes Parts 10-11 of E2E Management Cybernetics Learning Series Parts 10-11 of the End-to-End Value Chain (E2E) Management Cybernetics learning series has been published by The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) in collaboration with Dr. Boysen Management + Consulting. This follows the launch of parts 1-9 of the learning series paper in January, February,  March and April. Cybernetics is a transdisciplinary approach to explore regulatory […]
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 global parity based network for the consumer goods industry, together with Capgemini calls for the consumer goods and retail industry […]
Press Release 26 Feb 2014 Highlights from the Global Food Safety Conference 2014: Day 1  ANAHEIM, Calif., USA – 26th February 2014 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) Global Food Safety Conference kicked off today in Anaheim, California with a record breaking attendance of over 1100 attendees from 50 countries worldwide. Over 670 food safety stakeholders also attended the annual Global Food Safety Initiative’s (GFSI) Stakeholder meeting that took place […]
Press Release 24 Jun 2015 Campbell and Pick n Pay Executives Elected New Co-Chairs of The Consumer Goods Forum Board  — Denise Morrison and Gareth Ackerman will run the global industry body for next two years — Announcement made at end of CGF Annual Summit, held in New York   Paris and New York, 24th June, 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), the global body for the consumer goods industry, announced today that it […]
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 10 Jan 2011 Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Aligns on Common Objectives for New Value Chain Collaboration 2020 Future Value Chain worldwide workshops generate ambition for new initiatives to improve consumers’ lives through better business strategies   PARIS and New York, 10th January 2011 – During the past year, executives from across the retail  and consumer goods industry have worked together, as part of the Future Value Chain initiative, to focus on […]
The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Publish New Paper on Digital Solutions To Support Access To Healthier Living Press Release 08 Sep 2020 Health & Wellness The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini Publish New Paper on Digital Solutions To Support Access To Healthier Living Report highlights four concepts to advance the work of the CGF’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives Coalition of Action, which empowers people to live healthier lives and drive shared value   PARIS, 8th September 2020 –The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Capgemini today publish a new paper highlighting four digital concepts aimed at advancing the agenda […]