From acquisitions and divestitures to name changes and new leadership appointments, 2013 was full of memorable moments. This annual list of the top publicly traded consumer goods companies provides a snapshot of organizations that succeeded in upping their growth games.
Executives of Mondelez International have outlined the company's long-term growth strategy, as well as detailed its progress on expanding margins through supply chain reinvention and overhead cost-reduction initiatives.
Of the 100 companies featured on a list of top global marketers, 36 are CG companies. The leaders had one big thing in common: They advertise where they see opportunity for growth. These days, that means China.
For Nestle, Direct Store Delivery, pizza and ice cream are seasonal and promotion-driven, and variety has exploded in recent years. So, it turned to demand-driven forecasting to achieve bottom-line improvements.