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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Portugal: A Retail Snapshot Blog 14 Mar 2018 Social Sustainability Portugal: A Retail Snapshot There’s a lot more to Portugal than custard tarts, sandy beaches and the mournful rythms of ‘fado’. Stephen Wynne-Jones reports. This article first appeared in ESM Issue 1 2018. Close to four years on from its exit from an IMF/EFSM bailout, Portugal is increasingly looking like a solid investment. In December, Portugal’s credit ranking was […]
We Are In This Together: How COVID-19 Has Accelerated The Need For Partnerships Blog 16 Jun 2020 E2E Value Chain We Are In This Together: How COVID-19 Has Accelerated The Need For Partnerships We recently conducted dedicated research to gather the perspectives on how retailers and suppliers are being impacted and are adapting in key markets around the world: China, Brazil, Italy, Spain, Portugal and the UK. We have also collected detailed feedback from the remainder of our 40 markets. Their stories explore the tensions brought about by […]
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 […]
Collaboration with National Retailers and Manufacturers: Insights from a Place-Based Foundation Blog 16 Dec 2019 Health & Wellness Collaboration with National Retailers and Manufacturers: Insights from a Place-Based Foundation Our environments, the physical and social structures that surround us as we grow up, shape us. They shape who we become as adults, how we live and even show love to our families. Our food environments shape us even more literally than that. They have a huge influence on what we eat, how we eat […]
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 […]
Inspiring Healthier Lives at the Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 09 Nov 2018 Health & Wellness Inspiring Healthier Lives at the Sustainable Retail Summit Members of The Consumer Goods Forum got together at the Sustainable Retail Summit in Lisbon on 26 October to showcase the different ‘Collaboration for Healthier Lives’ interventions taking place in communities around the world, including France, Japan and the UK. Carrefour and Danone presented an overview of the french initiative entitled ‘Ensemble, Vivons Mieux’ that […]
E2E Value Chain Head Presents at World’s No.1 Retail Trade Fair – EuroShop News Update 20 Mar 2017 E2E Value Chain Head Presents at World’s No.1 Retail Trade Fair – EuroShop   Ruediger Hagedorn, head of our E2E Value Chain Pillar, recently attending the world’s No. 1 retail trade fair, Euroshop, held 16th-20th February in Düsseldorf, Germany. During the event, Ruediger presented the CGF’s work on the Future Value Network to attending delegates and had the honour of joining the POPAI D-A-CH Awards jury.   During an interesting panel discussion hosted at […]
Healthier Communities High on Agenda at this Year’s Sustainable Retail Summit News Update 10 Nov 2016 Healthier Communities High on Agenda at this Year’s 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 necessary skills and knowledge to implement sustainable business practices in their organisations and drive positive change across the industry.   […]
Press Release 07 Nov 2013 Highlights from Global Marketing, IT & Supply Chain Conference Day 1    LONDON, 7th November 2013 – The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) global marketing, IT and supply chain conference kicked off yesterday following Wednesday’s store tour programme. Combining shared plenary sessions and individual streams for marketing, IT and supply chain, the event welcomed close to 300 delegates from 30 countries looking to share insights and best […]
Celebrating World Health Day with an Industry Committed to Change and Empowered, Healthy Consumers Globally Blog 07 Apr 2015 Celebrating World Health Day with an Industry Committed to Change and Empowered, Healthy Consumers Globally   However, a quick reality check shows us that worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980 and that half the world is expected to be obese by 2050. These are challenging stats but opportunities shown in our survey highlight that our members are actively engaging with multiple stakeholders across their individual and collective initiatives to […]
Using Data to Inspire Creative Health Solutions Blog 10 Mar 2020 Health & Wellness Using Data to Inspire Creative Health Solutions I’m from Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, an urban health foundation supporting The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) on the UK edition of their Collaboration for Healthier Lives (CHL) initiative. We’re working with world-leading manufacturers and retailers to help improve the health of their customers. In my first blog post for CGF, I shared my excitement […]