Retailers and consumer goods companies need to be able to react seamlessly in real-time to unforeseen challenges. The worldwide COVID-19 crisis exposed holes in their ability to effectively predict and meet unprecedented demand.
While the goal of retail execution is to deliver the perfect store - or right product, at the right price, at the right time and location, etc. - there are many roadblocks that can hinder that last-mile success.
Just five short months ago, the consumer goods industry was focused on building a supply chain to support the omnichannel era, focusing on four key areas: demand planning, fulfillment, manufacturing, and last-mile delivery. However, since then the industry has been flipped on its head.
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.
Our 17th annual analysis of the largest publicly traded consumer goods companies worldwide sheds light on recent financial winners and losers and takes a deep dive into the 10 enterprises that enjoyed the greatest success.