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The Paradox of Value Blog 19 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain The Paradox of Value If there is something important the COVID-19 pandemic has reminded us of, it is that many things are more valuable than money. Perhaps this shouldn’t surprise anyone. For example, the economic principle that states that scarcity of something leads to higher prices doesn’t make much sense when the item is health, water or access to […]
The Future of Value Creation Blog 26 Oct 2021 E2E Value Chain The Future of Value Creation It isn’t sufficient to talk about Value Creation: value has to be sustained. The International Federation of Accountants talks about a cycle of definition, creation, delivery, and sustainability. This idea of a dynamic Value Creation life-cycle based on changing stakeholders’ perspectives on the meaning of value is a break with the static, free market view […]
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 […]
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 […]
New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain News Update 14 Dec 2015 New Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Study Reveals Need to Rethink the Value Chain The Consumer Goods Forum and Capgemini call for needed industry change to secure long-term, sustainable growth; Existing value chains must evolve to consumer-driven value networks      PARIS and NEW YORK, 14th December 2015 – The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) and Capgemini today published results from their new report “Rethinking the Value Chain: New Realities in […]
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 […]
Alas, It Is Always Dangerous to Prophesy, About the Future Blog 12 Feb 2021 Alas, It Is Always Dangerous to Prophesy, About the Future   This is the time of the year when everybody becomes a futurist. With a quick scan of the web you can find plenty of pundits trying their hands at guessing the future – whether it is “5 Supply Chain Trends We Should Watch in 2021” or “13 Post-Pandemic Supply Chain Trends” there is no […]
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 […]
Consumer Engagement Principles: Addressing the Value Exchange Blog 03 Oct 2014 Consumer Engagement Principles: Addressing the Value Exchange   An outcome of our Future Value Chain 2022 programme, the rationale for the Consumer Engagement Principles project notes that in the context of consumer trust and legislation, and with regards to the use of digital technologies, the industry needs to protect its ability to create mutual value in digital consumer engagement. Our goal is […]
Time to Rethink the Value Chain Blog 04 Jan 2016 Time to Rethink the Value Chain These 50 CEOs based their discussions on a brand new industry vision report called ‘Rethinking the Value Chain’, initiated by the CEOs of Coca-Cola and AEON, and supported by Capgemini.  The report argues that our traditional business models, traditional definitions of the value chain and traditional forms of collaboration are not up to the challenges […]
Our MD’s reflection on 2015 and the CGF plans for 2016 Blog 07 Jan 2016 Corporate Our MD’s reflection on 2015 and the CGF plans for 2016  A Look Back on 2015 As you know, the CGF’s mission is to help manufacturers and retailers collaborate for positive change and efficiency. We were set up to be an “implementation house”, not a “talk shop”. Last year I believe we have made some progress towards doing as well as talking. So I thought it […]
The Path to an Intelligent Enterprise Blog 15 Nov 2021 E2E Value Chain The Path to an Intelligent Enterprise Digital transformation is not limited to the introduction of appropriate software systems, but above all reorganises business relationships, corporate processes, and value chains. The corresponding software supports and drives this transformation. However, it is primarily a tool to achieve this goal. Business transformation affects the respective functions, modes of action and departments. Processes are viewed […]
Future Value Chain 2016 Publication 03 Aug 2006 Future Value Chain 2016
Future Value Chain 2018: Succeeding in a Volatile Market Publication 06 Mar 2008 Future Value Chain 2018: Succeeding in a Volatile Market
2020 Future Value Chain: Building Strategies for the New Decade Publication 06 Dec 2010 2020 Future Value Chain: Building Strategies for the New Decade
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 […]