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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
AI and Robotics Automation in Consumer-Driven Supply Chains Publication 24 Apr 2018 E2E Value Chain AI and Robotics Automation in Consumer-Driven Supply Chains
Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should Blog 24 Jun 2019 E2E Value Chain Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should If there is a major Artificial Intelligence (AI) disaster in consumer goods, it isn’t going to be like something out of the Terminator franchise.  Most likely it will be some rogue algorithm that really distorts the supply chain or destroys decades of brand building.  There have already been reports of algorithmic bias in recruitment practices […]
AI – Predicting the Future of Business Blog 09 Feb 2018 E2E Value Chain AI – Predicting the Future of Business Depending on who you listened to at Davos, artificial intelligence (AI) either has the potential to be more transformative for humanity than fire, or trigger the end of civilisation.(Google’s CEO Sundar Pichai and Alibaba’s founder Jack Ma, respectively). Amid the hype and hyperbole however, there was consensus: AI is going to revolutionise not just business, […]
New Report Reveals Vision for Grocery Store of the Future Press Release 30 May 2017 New Report Reveals Vision for Grocery Store of the Future PARIS, 30th May 2017 — In a brand-new report out today, international grocery research organisation IGD and The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) reveal the 10 areas grocery retailers must focus on to ensure physical stores remain relevant for shoppers in an increasingly digital age. In a brand-new report out today, international grocery research organisation IGD and […]
A Post-Pandemic Perspective on Automation Blog 19 Jan 2022 E2E Value Chain A Post-Pandemic Perspective on Automation Of course, it all started in our industry. Automation, that is. Let’s call it “Industry 1.0”. In 1805, Jacquard was granted a patent for an automatic loom controlled by punch cards. Together with steam and water power, this event triggered a hand-off from manual labour to machines that continues today. As Industry 1.0 has evolved […]
Digital Transformation’s Impact on Physical Retailers: Top Strategies to Prepare for the Future Blog 26 Aug 2019 E2E Value Chain Digital Transformation’s Impact on Physical Retailers: Top Strategies to Prepare for the Future In recent years, consumer expectations have been transforming rapidly due to advancing technologies. Over the last 20 years and since the beginning of the Internet, new technologies also have emerged to deliver new types of experiences for consumers, which entire brands have been built around. A whole generation of consumers have never seen the world […]
FLP Day One Recap: Young Leaders Delight on Day One in Berlin Press Release 18 Oct 2018 FLP-Conference FLP Day One Recap: Young Leaders Delight on Day One in Berlin BERLIN, 18th October 2018 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) kicked off its annual FLP Congress in Berlin today. The event, the annual gathering of young leaders from within the FMCG industry, saw delegates travel from all over the world to learn what it means to be a great leader of a great company, with emphasis on building […]
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 […]
The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Urges Industry to Lean Into Unprecedented Change Press Release 23 Jun 2019 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum Global Summit Urges Industry to Lean Into Unprecedented Change Digital transformation and sustainability continue to redefine the global consumer goods industry Wide range of new technologies present exciting opportunities for business to address these challenges, often through collaboration Generation Z proving even more demanding and sceptical than Millennials   PARIS, 23rd June 2019 – Digital transformation and sustainability are the key challenges facing the consumer goods […]
Press Release 30 Apr 2018 Global Summit The Consumer Goods Forum’s Global Summit Heads to Singapore to Discuss Consumer Centricity in a Data-Driven World The premier annual networking event for industry CEOs convenes at the Marina Bay Sands from 12th-15th June 2018 The face of consumer goods is changing. To stay ahead of the technological revolution and the rapid expansion in data, companies must develop business models that are truly consumer-centric The CEOs of The Coca-Cola Company, Alibaba, Dairy […]
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 E2E Pillar Publishes Winter Solstice 2018 SpringBoard Executive Summary News Update 28 Apr 2019 E2E Value Chain The E2E Pillar Publishes Winter Solstice 2018 SpringBoard Executive Summary The Consumer Goods Forum’s first-ever Winter Solstice SpringBoard took place in Barcelona, Spain on 3-4 December 2018. SpringBoard events are invitation-only workshops that aim to foster knowledge sharing on the newest trends impacting the consumer goods industry. The two-day event marked a milestone in the End-to-End Value Chain Pillar strategy of spreading best practices. Experts […]
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 better lives through better business. Ocado Group is a UK based technology company admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange […]