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Why Additive is the Future of Consumer Manufacturing

Every consumer product company can and should be seriously exploring additive manufacturing. Those that don't risk being disrupted by more nimble competitors and watching from the shore as those competitors sail off to success.

SAS Offering Free Trial of Demand Planning Analytics Tool

In order to help consumer goods companies better meet consumer demand during the pandemic, analytics provider SAS is waiving fees for its Retail & CPG Cloud Analytics Quickstart services for 90 days.

AB InBev selects VTEX to power global marketplace and POS functionality, facilitating contactless ordering and delivery in multiple markets across the globe.

The urgency of accurately forecasting consumer demand has been shoved into the spotlight by COVID-19, and both retailers and CPGs are powering through the pandemic with a renewed focus on intelligent analytics. Implementing a short-term forecast is fundamental in understanding and predicting cha

L’Oreal USA names SVP, head of operations North America to lead manufacturing, distribution, supply chain, purchasing and environmental health, safety, and sustainability.

Diageo has developed a 100% plastic-free paper-based bottle made entirely from sustainably sourced wood, and it's teaming with other CG companies so they can do the same.

Flowers Foods is consolidating business units and making some leadership adjustments in order grow its brands, improve operations and more heavily focus on product innovation.

Today’s supply chains have become increasingly complex and almost impossible to manage. Globalization, mergers and acquisitions, and changes in consumer behavior are just a few of the disruptors that have made managing a manufacturing supply chain a daunting task at best.   Confro

Stanley Black & Decker is bringing artificial intelligence to best practice sharing, aligning with the trend in leveraging tech for workforce management and empowerment.

In the first of a six-month virtual education series, the Consumer Brands Association kicked off its CPG Speaks webinar series with Jeff Harmening, chairman and CEO of General Mills. Here's a recap of what he had to say.

Nike is making leadership changes as part of its focus on its direct-to-consumer strategy and digital transformation.

COVID-19’s disruption on the consumer goods industry isn’t slowing down brands’ commitment to sustainability.

Logility’s latest Price and Promotion solution is designed to help consumer goods companies better manage their inventory needs when it comes to promotion activity.

The consumer goods giant is joining forces to bring a more personalized shopping experience to consumers with Alibaba Cloud’s AI and cloud-based technologies.

General Mills is working with its retail partners to ensure its e-commerce business is running at full speed as it prepares for elevated demand to continue throughout the year.

Nespresso is investing CHF 160 million to expand its Romont Production Center in Switzerland to meet growing consumer demand worldwide.

Personalization can serve as a critical tool to help consumer goods brands tackle current challenges head on, and to be prepared for new changes in customer behavior.

GS1 US now manages and maintains the GS1 US Color and Size Codes, a database that allows suppliers, manufacturers and retailers to codify product color and size for more consistent and efficient data exchange in retail.

The group, which also includes McCormick, Post Holdings and Church & Dwight, will develop scalable, uniform standards for safely transporting and exchanging freight.

Feel like your supply chain can never get ahead? Stuck in an endless loop of emergencies, trying to prevent out-of-stocks, OTIF fines and upset retailers? This white paper explores the disconnects across people, processes and systems that keep supply chain teams in constant firefighting mode, even before the COVID-19 crisis.

How can companies quickly roll out new procedures and safety standards across shifts and sites, validate that workers are executing them correctly, and be able to make further changes on a dime?

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