Lisa Johnston

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Lisa Johnston is the Editor-in-Chief of CGT. She joined the brand in 2020. Her journalism background includes writing for both business and consumer audiences, specializing in technology, retail, and consumer goods. In addition to moderating panels at a number of industry events and sharing editorial expertise as a media panelist, she's served as a judge for such programs as the Consumer Technology Hall of Fame and the Jesse H. Neal Awards. Connect with her on LinkedIn or follow her on Twitter at @thatljohnston



Levi’s Readies For DTC-Optimized On-Cloud ERP and Raises Bot Bar

Learn how the new system is expected to fuel the company's growing direct-to-consumer business.

20% of Companies To Shift Packaging Focus Away From Recycling: Gartner

Some companies may have gotten a little over their skis when it comes to their sustainability goals. 

Levi’s Hires Analytics-Focused Chief Digital Officer As Next Step in Transformation

Jason Gowans has joined Levi Strauss & Co. as the company’s first chief digital officer, marking the next move in the company’s bid to elevate its digital commerce strategy.  

NRF 2023: Walmart’s Future of Drones Will Be Green and Off the Grid

Expect drones to play a more prominent role in the last mile, including through goods retrieval, as retailers like Walmart pursue faster and more sustainable fulfillment alternatives.

CES 2023: Why Clorox Is Investing in Data Clean Rooms

For The Clorox Company, investing in data cleanrooms has become a strategic imperative in today’s new marketing landscape. 

As Apple’s Headset Gets Closer to Consumers, So May the Metaverse

A report that Apple’s first mixed-reality headset is with developers for testing may move the metaverse one step closer to becoming a tangible concept for consumers — and the companies that sell to them. 

CES 2023: How P&G’s Consumer Brands Keep Reaping Rewards from Space Research

Why would a consumer goods company want to conduct research in space? For one thing, it’s a pretty great environment to work on your innovation resource efficiency. 

Technical Debt Skeletons: How Retail and CPG CIOs Can Prevent Their Own Southwest Meltdown

What can we learn from the Southwest debacle? A lot. Learn how to identify, manage, and resolve your own technical debt.

CES 2023: How 5G Will Bring the Metaverse and Future Commerce Into Focus

Expect humans to become the “nice to have” component of the work equation as the next wave of technological change — the one that will remedy inflation and restore global GDP growth — is delivered from the enterprise side of business. 

David Foster Takes CIO Helm at Colgate-Palmolive

David Foster has been named CIO of Colgate-Palmolive, replacing the retiring Mike Crowe.