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More Beauty Brands Jump on Hand Sanitizer Bandwagon to Fight COVID-19

More beauty brands are retooling their operations to make hand sanitizer in the fight against the spread of the coronavirus.

P&G’s Taylor, Jockey’s Waller Join White House Presser to Share COVID-19 Efforts

Companies are retooling their facilities to make products to combat the spread of the coronavirus.

The biggest unknown is whether there will be a delayed economic recovery or a prolonged contraction. Regardless of the outcome, retailers and their CPG suppliers need to think ahead and be prepared to act quickly. 

How can grocers bounce back in time to keep with consumer demand as long as the coronavirus rages on?

Inturn is teaming with SAP for the launch of its enterprise software solution that standardizes and optimizes inventory disposition for consumer brands.

The company said it is opening access to select technologies to ‘help employees, companies, communities, and governments continue to move forward.’

The retailers have accelerated the onboarding process for qualified suppliers to receive payments from national banks.

A leading 29% of respondents in CGT's exclusive poll said they can’t keep up with production of certain products, such as household cleaners and paper products.

The company expects to ramp up production of 1.5 million masks weekly.

The media company's annual rankings are out, and it’s a good year for brands keeping their consumers’ health top of mind.

A number of companies are showing their gratitude toward their front-line employees during the coronavirus health crisis in the form of raised wages and bonuses.

Coty is taking steps to adjust its focus as it contends with effects from the new coronavirus.

Polit will oversee the snack company’s global information technology solutions, reporting to executive vice president and chief financial officer Luca Zaramella.

Digital transformation now isn't a one-and-done event, and it's certainly more than just a collection of data. To really effect change, an organization must embrace a purposeful mindset shift, and cognitive automation can lead the way.

Beyond hand sanitizer and Clorox wipes, consumers are expected to reach more often for easy meals as they settle in for extended periods of social distancing.

The new head is tasked with leading such brands as Goldfish, Milano, Pepperidge Farm, Snyder’s of Hanover, Lance, Kettle Brand, Cape Cod, Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps and Late July.

The coffee chain said the ‘to go’ model was highly effective when deployed first in China in reaction to the COVID-19 spread.

Visual marketing has been capturing the attention of buyers and customers for decades. 

In somewhat disappointing news for the consumer goods industry, just two CG companies made this year’s list: W.L. Gore & Associates and Mars.

A look at how legacy brands can keep pace in today’s retail environment, including how many CPG companies are reconfiguring their operations to meet shopper demand.

The new exec will play a key role in the company’s efforts to expand into new categories like frozen foods and refrigerated deli, and enter such new channels as convenience and foodservice.

The moves are projected to save $200 and $230 million by the end of 2022, with about 60% of this stemming from the headcount reductions.

The e-commerce company is prioritizing food and medical supplies while telling brands it will pause delivery of other consumer goods as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the Consumer Brands Association, put forth a series of recommendations to help meet the immediate needs of consumers.

The French luxury conglomerate will pivot three of its perfume manufacturing facilities to help produce hand sanitizer in response to the shortage.

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