Maximizing sales and margins requires that CPG companies be more judicious about retail and field execution, particularly in the critical area of supply chain management.
Some are applying artificial intelligence to streamline crucial functions like route scheduling, order management/fulfillment,
IKEA is a furniture store chain from Sweden, and about 10% of its 424 stores are located in the U.S. These are incredibly large, high-volume stores that make IKEA the largest furniture retailer in the world.
Soche Picard has been hard at work during her first year as Arc Worldwide North American CEO. She’s spent the time evolving the positioning of Arc (Leo Burnett Group’s commerce agency), realigning teams and creating an operating system around “irresistible commerce.”