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Panic Buying Triggers New Reality for Grocery Supply Chains

How can grocers bounce back in time to keep with consumer demand as long as the coronavirus rages on?

6 Steps to Predicting Shifting Demand Patterns While Navigating the Coronavirus Crisis

The biggest unknown is whether there will be a delayed economic recovery or a prolonged contraction. Regardless of the outcome, retailers and their CPG suppliers need to think ahead and be prepared to act quickly. 

A leading 29% of respondents in CGT's exclusive poll said they can’t keep up with production of certain products, such as household cleaners and paper products.

The retailers have accelerated the onboarding process for qualified suppliers to receive payments from national banks.

The company expects to ramp up production of 1.5 million masks weekly.

Digital transformation now isn't a one-and-done event, and it's certainly more than just a collection of data. To really effect change, an organization must embrace a purposeful mindset shift, and cognitive automation can lead the way.

Beyond hand sanitizer and Clorox wipes, consumers are expected to reach more often for easy meals as they settle in for extended periods of social distancing.

The company said it is opening access to select technologies to ‘help employees, companies, communities, and governments continue to move forward.’

A look at how legacy brands can keep pace in today’s retail environment, including how many CPG companies are reconfiguring their operations to meet shopper demand.

Coty is taking steps to adjust its focus as it contends with effects from the new coronavirus.

Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the Consumer Brands Association, put forth a series of recommendations to help meet the immediate needs of consumers.

The French luxury conglomerate will pivot three of its perfume manufacturing facilities to help produce hand sanitizer in response to the shortage.

P&G, which is currently facing supply and demand challenges associated with the coronavirus, launched a line of multipurpose cleaners promising 24 hours of bacteria protection.

Gerber has made another step in its goal for 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025 with a new baby food pouch.

The company says it is monitoring the situation, remaining flexible and doing what it can to help keep life for everyone as normal as possible.

In light of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Shoptalk 2020 has been rescheduled. The move also impacts the dates of Groceryshop.

AI and analytics firm Fractal has joined the Nielsen Connect Partner Network of solutions providers for CPG retailers and manufacturers.

AI and analytics firm Fractal has joined the Nielsen Connect Partner Network of solutions providers for CPG retailers and manufacturers.

Heineken NV is moving in more deeply to Brazil and will invest $183.14 million to expand its Ponta Grossa brewing plant.

For an agent of such a mild fruit, Avocados From Mexico has muscled its way into a solid reputation as a marketing disruptor.

Now in its 14th year, the list recognizes companies for "setting the global standards of business integrity and corporate citizenship."

You can take an average product and tell a really great story with it, and have amazing content online and sell quite a bit of it. And that's what a lot of these DTC brands are doing.

The e-commerce start-up partners with social media influencers and brands to reach consumers who want anything but mainstream.

The company ultimately wants to also leverage the QR codes on its packaging to introduce customized after-sale support and services.

Consumer products executives should buckle in for another year of juggling the value of their tech investments with the jacked-up demands of exacting consumers — and throw some economic uncertainty into the mix for good measure.

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