Vikram Somaya had been in his role as chief data and analytics officer at PepsiCo for just over six months when the pandemic struck. But while he may have been new to the industry, his diverse background has proven to be a unique and valuable resource for the company.
Many consumers know what PepsiCo is, and what it does, but they may not know why they do it. According to Jeff Swearingen, SVP-Demand Accelerator, PepLabs & GBS, “What I would tell them is that at PepsiCo, we really exist to create smiles.” Here, he tells CGT why.
In the past three years, the hard seltzer market has grown tenfold, from ten brands in 2018 to now more than 100 brands, with one brand rising to the top: White Claw. Here's how its growth could have been predicted with AI visual intelligence.
While manufacturers are increasingly adopting digital capabilities, they must consider using data and analytics to build resilience. Here are few critical factors that they need to consider as they progress their data and analytics capabilities to keep up with uncertainties.
Coca-Cola HBC is expected to digitally transform its supply chain by leveraging flexible processes to support fast decision-making and adapt quickly to changing business environments and consumer demand.
Held across three days and packed with keynotes, panels and fireside chats with today’s industry-leading CG brands, retailers and solution providers, Analytics Unite provided attendees with some much-needed perspective, context and inspiration as we move into the second half of the year.
With the marketing landscape becoming more complex and brands requiring sharper insights to navigate this terrain, marketing mix modeling needs to evolve in order to offer brands reliable and robust decision-making support. Here's how.
Brands are increasingly leveraging data to inform personalization in digital marketing, but they run into challenges. This is because data science capabilities are required, whereby collecting, organizing, and analyzing data is a holistic process instead of just a means to an end.
As more brands turn to tech to maintain agility and transform their planning process, a recent webinar shared insight from IDC about when we can expect things to right-size themselves, the valuable role AI can play in forecasting, and why tech can’t solve all our problems.
Consumer data is the lifeblood of the consumer goods industry, fueling a brand’s ability to meet today’s sky-high — and ever changing — expectations. But what are some of these new sticky behavior shifts, and what should CGs know about the data trends that can truly measure and forecast impact?
While many traditional CG companies are feeling tremendous me-too pressure to field a DTC offering, success comes to those that approach it with a well-conceived strategy that serves the consumer and business alike.
When sales and supply chain visibility stops at the retailer or DC level, it can lead to empty shelves. Without understanding your inventory and sales, down to individual SKUs and stores, do you really know if you’re meeting demand everywhere it exists? Download the guide to learn more.
Retailers and CGs are deploying AI/ML solutions to aid in supply chain efforts at increasing rates. Explore this Targeted Research report to discover where the competition is placing big tech bets and to benchmark your supply chain of the future roadmap.
The retail and consumer goods industries have endured a decade’s worth of disruption over the past year. The organizations nimble enough to adjust on the fly have set themselves up for prolonged success, while those unable or unwilling to meet the new reality head-on have faced dire consequences.