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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 […]
Tom Rose, SPAR International, Appointed Co-Chair of E2E Steering Committee News Update 04 Jun 2019 E2E Value Chain Tom Rose, SPAR International, Appointed Co-Chair of E2E Steering Committee The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) is pleased to announce that Tom Rose, Head of International Operations at SPAR International has been appointed Retail Chair of the End-to-End Value Chain & Standards Pillar (E2EVC).    This announcement follows the unanimous election of Rose during the E2EVC Steering Committee meeting that took place in Barcelona in April 2019. Rose fills the position […]
Reducing Food Waste Through Technology Solutions Blog 15 Apr 2021 Food Waste Reducing Food Waste Through Technology Solutions Food waste can contribute to the ongoing issue of malnutrition in many countries worldwide, as well as the squandering of valuable natural resources. Slashing food waste is a challenge many businesses are beginning to tackle and successfully doing so can bring significant benefits, both financial and environmental, to producers, retailers, and consumers alike. The Consumer […]
New Report Shows Top 100 Grocery and Health & Beauty Retailers are Taking a More Selective Approach to Overseas Expansion Press Release 14 Jun 2016 New Report Shows Top 100 Grocery and Health & Beauty Retailers are Taking a More Selective Approach to Overseas Expansion The Consumer Goods Forum and Planet Retail launch their second annual report on trends in international retail   PARIS and LONDON, 14th June 2016 – The second Internationalisation of Retail study, from The Consumer Goods Forum and Planet Retail, shows that major retailers are still becoming more international rather than less so – and at a […]
CGF E2E Co-Chair Talks Product Data, Industry Collaboration, and Digitisation in New Interview News Update 29 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain CGF E2E Co-Chair Talks Product Data, Industry Collaboration, and Digitisation in New Interview To tackle some of today’s biggest data exchange challenges, The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) formed its Product Data Coalition of Action at the start of 2020. The Coalition brings together retailer and manufacturer members of the CGF to drive the critical work towards the global implementation of a unique product identification system. In addition, the […]
CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust Press Release 12 Nov 2020 Product Data CGF Members Work to Improve Product Data, Reducing Supply Chain Costs and Ensuring Consumer Trust PARIS, 12th November 2020 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) announces five projects, as part of its Product Data Coalition of Action, that are designed to address two fundamental challenges in the industry’s data exchange processes. The projects, managed with the support of GS1, aim to improve the quality of product data and reduce inconsistencies […]
CGF End-to-End Value Chain Pillar Organises Second SpringBoard Workshop News Update 27 Sep 2018 E2E Value Chain CGF End-to-End Value Chain Pillar Organises Second SpringBoard Workshop The Consumer Goods Forum’s End-to-End Value Chain Pillar organised its second SpringBoard workshop of the year in Cambridge, MA (US) on 19 September 2018.  Hosted by IBM, the workshop focused on ‘Blockchain Interoperability’ and was attended by representatives from retailers Metro, Migros, SPAR International; manufacturers Kao, P&G, SC Johnson, supplier Symrise and other organisations including […]
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 […]
The Global Summit 2021: Day One Summary Press Release 21 Jun 2021 Global Summit The Global Summit 2021: Day One Summary The Consumer Goods Industry’s Top Leaders Convene to Discuss Pandemic Challenges and the Road Ahead Highlights from the opening day of The Consumer Goods Forum’s first virtual Global Summit   PARIS, 21 June 2021 — Today, The Consumer Foods Forum opened the first virtual edition of its flagship event, the Global Summit, to an international […]
Product Data Coalition of Action Launched at E2E Steering Committee Meeting in Lisbon News Update 25 Feb 2020 Product Data Product Data Coalition of Action Launched at E2E Steering Committee Meeting in Lisbon The Consumer Goods Forum’s (CGF) End-to-End Value Chain & Standards (E2E) initiative held its first bi-annual Steering Committee meeting of 2020 in Lisbon on 11th -12th February and officially launched its Product Data Coalition of Action (CoA). Steering Committee Co-Chairs Barron Witherspoon, Procter & Gamble, and Tom Rose, SPAR International, who will also co-chair the […]