CGT presents a comparison chart of solution providers on the forefront of developing tools that help consumer goods companies improve their trade promotion planning and execution. Plus, a roundtable of industry experts provides thought leadership for companies navigating this critical business need.
The days of spreadsheets and 18-month planning calendars are history. Effective trade promotion strategies now demand a cross-functional, 360-degree understanding of consumer behavior. Here are 9 steps CPGs must take to get there.
Marketers shouldn’t expect to have answers now for how blockchain will apply to brand and retail marketing going forward, but based on Walmart’s emphasis on the technology, it’s important to pay attention.
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,
Field service solutions are a CPG company’s last chance to communicate with the shopper.
When properly implemented, marketing tools from in-store signage to interactive promotions can guide indecisive consumers all the way to the checkout counter.
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