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.
Today’s consumer goods industry is operating in an era defined by global, digitally connected shoppers who are demanding personalization and innovation. In response, Oracle offers an adaptable cloud-based model for accelerated technology realization across the enterprise.
With only 40% of trade promotion dollars delivering a positive ROI, optimizing efficiency is a critical initiative for consumer goods companies, who are under intense pressure to improve their historical performance levels.
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.
This in-depth IDC report outlines the seven biggest challenges in consumer goods today, a new model for engaging directly with consumers, why supply chain visibility is key to consumer engagement, and how to digitally transform your consumer goods business.
Omnichannel. It’s become the standard approach to retail. The lines between e-commerce, physical stores and mobile have so blurred that the consumer no longer makes a distinction. This white paper from EY explains what consumer goods companies must do to follow suit.
A staggering $10 billion in excess inventory is held to buffer against poor On-Time In-Full (OTIF) performance. Learn how retailers and suppliers can fix this and dramatically improve service while lowering costs.
The number of product images needed for e-commerce and social media increases each year. As a consumer packaged goods marketer, how do you create images at scale, and quickly — all while staying in budget? This white paper explains what top brands are doing to solve this challenge.
This white paper from Hexaware examines some of the new age IT infrastructure services that solution partners can provide to help retailers deliver the "phygital" experiences needed to satisfy increasingly demanding consumers.