New research finds that more than half of business leaders place digital strategy and data analytics high on their agenda. Yet, 32 percent of respondents currently see themselves as having weak or no capabilities in these areas. Meanwhile, the supply chain was rated by consumer goods and retail executives as the No. 1 challenge for their companies and is also the most likely to receive increased investment this year.
The M&A environment for consumer markets companies is primed for a resurgence in the next two to three years, according to KPMG LLP. Nearly 70 percent of respondents in a recent survey expect their companies to make at least one acquisition in 2012, compared with 57 percent in 2011. Here's a recap of recent M&A activity in consumer goods.
Companies that cultivate direct relationships will gain consumer loyalty. See how CPG companies are executing digital consumer strategies to expand omnichannel experiences, increase personalization and build loyalty.
Imagine sitting in the hot seat of a game show and plowing through questions on popular songs and history, when the silver-tongued host hits you with this one, "Give me the correct names of the top five global IT services companies."
A list of the top 50 companies for executive women, compiled by the National Association for Female Executives, includes Johnson & Johnson, General Mills and Procter & Gamble. Ironically, however, another study supports the notion that women are no further up the corporate ladder than they were six years ago.
New research analyzes the strategy-level sustainability services that Accenture, IBM, HP and more provide to manufacturers. What's the bottom line? Current sustainability offerings are still emerging and areas exist for improvement.
When a large proportion of your business is funnelled through a few major retailers it can make for a very high pressure environment. Learn how a pre-configured Trade Promotion Management (TPM) solution can help you achieve a rapid return on investment on your valuable Trade Funds.
Effective January 1, 2014, the integrated North America business will be segmented into a traditional company and bottler operating model that will better suit the unique needs of the North America market.