With internet-based grocery sales expected to hit $18 billion by 2020, Descartes Systems Group and MyWebGrocer have combined on a tool that helps grocery retailers support the e-commerce shopping experience from online purchase through home delivery.
Japan Tobacco International’s president and CEO, Thomas A. McCoy, will be retiring on March 31, 2017. Eddy Pirard, currently executive VP, Business Development, Corporate Affairs and Corporate Communications, will succeed him.
Alfredo Colas, global business services (GBS) director at Procter & Gamble (P&G), was appointed to the GS1 US Board of Governors. GS1 Standards are used to uniquely identify products, services and locations globally, and are the most widely used information standards in the world.
Rapidly changing consumer behaviors, fueled by an increased use of technology and expanding shopping options within a slow growth environment, are forcing consumer goods companies to hone in on growth and consumers.