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Increased Profits Driving Dynamic Pricing Adoption Blog 05 Nov 2020 Product Data Increased Profits Driving Dynamic Pricing Adoption Dynamic pricing is on the cusp of wide-scale adoption across all types of retailers. Once a plaything of airlines and the travel industry, dynamic pricing has gone mainstream. A Bain & Company global survey of 1,700 business leaders revealed that 85% of company management believe they need to make better pricing decisions. However, only 15% […]
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 […]
Press Release 04 Mar 2010 Economic Concerns and Consumer Demand Remain Top Priorities for Consumer Goods Industry Companies continue to fight effects of financial crisis, yet refuse to put social and environmental responsibilities on the back burner    PARIS, 4th March 2010 – The Consumer Goods Forum today released its latest Top of Mind Survey, which reveals the priorities of 345 key decision-makers in global retail and consumer goods companies across 46 […]
New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles Press Release 15 Oct 2020 Collaboration for Healthier Lives New Report Shows Results of London-based Supermarket Trials to Promote Healthier Diets and Lifestyles The Consumer Goods Forum’s Collaboration for Healthier Lives UK (CHL UK) initiative brings together retailers, manufacturers and other key stakeholders Some of the results from successful trials highlight 13% more fruit and vegetables sold  and 22% fewer packets of confectionary sold   PARIS, 15th October 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum and Guy’s and St […]
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 a significant drop in demand at the height of the lockdown are struggling to get their production back to normal […]
Consumers Are Ready to Be Analytically Educated Blog 07 Aug 2020 Product Data Consumers Are Ready to Be Analytically Educated Creating financially aware and healthier lives for consumers post-COVID   Retail has always been one of the most innovative industries in the world by being incredibly responsive to the consumer, moving quickly, and being at the cutting edge of developing new technology. This has been no more apparent than how grocery retailers with a physical […]
CGF Announces New Members for June 2020 Press Release 26 Jun 2020 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for June 2020 PARIS, 26th June 2020 — 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 better lives through better business. The ALDI SOUTH Group is a global food retail company and operates in eleven countries on four […]
A Light at the End of the Tunnel: Preparing for a Post-COVID-19 Retail Industry Blog 10 Jun 2020 Corporate A Light at the End of the Tunnel: Preparing for a Post-COVID-19 Retail Industry The global economy is deep into the worst economic crisis of the last 100 years. Across the Middle East and North Africa, the economic outlook is perhaps even more severe than elsewhere, as the region faces unprecedented dual shocks from COVID-19 and the collapse in oil prices. With malls closed and social distancing in place, […]
Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Transforming to Maintain Competitive Advantage Press Release 13 Jun 2016 Consumer Goods Retailers and Manufacturers Transforming to Maintain Competitive Advantage Joint research from KPMG International and The Consumer Goods Forum reports a need for a deeper, multidimensional understanding of customers   CAPE TOWN, PARIS and TORONTO, 13th June 2016 – A survey of 400 consumer goods retail and manufacturing executives from 27 countries reveals that companies who want to keep in front of change and […]
How PepsiCo is Making Better-for-You Choices Easier, More Accessible, and Fun Blog 05 Apr 2018 Health & Wellness How PepsiCo is Making Better-for-You Choices Easier, More Accessible, and Fun At PepsiCo, we recognize that consumers face numerous daily challenges in their efforts to eat better, and we believe we have a role to play in addressing those challenges. As part of our Performance with Purpose agenda, we are working to address this by making better- and good-for-you foods more accessible and reducing sugar, salt, […]
Press Release 13 Jun 2013 Business Basics More Important Than New Approaches to Growth, The Consumer Goods Forum and KPMG Find  — Sales growth, product innovation and cost reduction programs come top for senior executives in 2013, over newer trends including mobile sales and online media  — Findings released during The Consumer Goods Forum’s annual summit in Tokyo    TOKYO, 13th June 2013 – According to new research from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and KPMG […]
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 […]
How Consumer Goods and Retail Can Align to Put Customers First Blog 16 May 2019 Global Summit How Consumer Goods and Retail Can Align to Put Customers First I recently discovered oat milk.   Months ago, while a friend was visiting, we got into a discussion about a company that makes oat-based milk so close to the real thing that it was selling out everywhere. Shortly after my friend left, I tried to get my hands on a carton of this coveted vegan […]
CGF Announces New Members for May 2019 Press Release 17 May 2019 Corporate CGF Announces New Members for May 2019 PARIS, 17th May 2019 — 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 better lives through better business. Formerly Brand View, Clavis Insight, One Click Retail and PlanetRetail RNG, Edge by Ascential™ provides its […]
From Small to Nutritious: Can Retailers Lead a Healthy Food Revolution? Blog 11 Jun 2019 Health & Wellness From Small to Nutritious: Can Retailers Lead a Healthy Food Revolution? The retail sector is where consumers come face to face with food.  Retailers have significant influence over whether the food that consumers face is nutritious, safe, available, affordable or attractive.  I have heard it said many times that the chief buyers for large food retailers are more important in influencing food choices than Ministries of […]
How We’re Transforming In-Store Promotions to Help Our Customers to Live Healthier Lives Blog 28 Nov 2019 Collaboration for Healthier Lives How We’re Transforming In-Store Promotions to Help Our Customers to Live Healthier Lives Helping our customers to live healthier lives has long been one of our core values here at Sainsbury’s. With 28 million online and in-store customer transactions each week across the UK, we’re heavily invested in our responsibility to help customers eat healthily and improve the quality of food in their baskets. That’s why we’ve introduced […]