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  • Standout SMBs 2018: Small is the New Big

    These 10 extremely diverse small to medium-sized businesses collectively illustrate a few important facts about the industry: consumer understanding is more critical than ever, brick-and-mortar retail is still vital, and organizational size no longer matters.
    2018 Standout SMBs
  • Top 100 Consumer Goods Companies 2017

    CGT's annual roundup of the largest public companies in the consumer goods industry.
  • Who’s Who in Data & Analytics

    Recognizing the people behind the tools that bring insights to the organization.
    Who's Who in Data & Analytics
  • Visionaries 2017

    Inspirational executives driving change in their organizations — and beyond.
  • The DTC Dilemma

    Despite valid reluctance, direct to consumer sales are part of the CPG industry’s future.
    Oreo Holiday Tin
  • Who's Who in Supply Chain

    Recognizing the People Behind the Technologies, Systems and Processes That Make the Consumer Goods Supply Chain Run
  • The View from Wall Street

    Deutsche Bank’s Bill Schmitz reveals what drives valuation in consumer goods and analyzes the impact of pivotal market trends.
  • In Search of the Endless Aisle

    Walmart and Dr Pepper Snapple Group confronted the reality of smartphone-wielding shoppers head on by collaborating on a better product content strategy.
  • The Right Blend

    About 12 years ago, McCormick & Company, Inc. embarked on an initiative to develop close, collaborative relationships with a number of its retailers and national food wholesaler customers. This initiative evolved into its customer collaboration platform, which has allowed McCormick to develop formal vendor managed inventory relationships today, among many other unexpected benefits along its supply chain.
  • Building a Platform for Growth

    Chris Hobson, vice president, Global Business Technologies at VF Corporation, writes about the companys latest complex technology project Acadia. With more than 30 brands, 63,000 associates, 1,500 retail stores and $12.4 billion in revenue, VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies. Here, the company creates one comprehensive technology platform that powers its back-end processes for all eight of its outdoor and action sports brands.