Cover Story:

2016 Standout SMBs

04/11/2016 - This year’s class of standout small-to-midsized businesses is making a major impact on the consumer goods (CG) industry. Whether they are just getting started, or about to surpass the $1 billion mark, these companies are leveraging technology, consumer connections and new product innovations to compete and win in a saturated market.

Editor's Note:

Next Big Thing

04/11/2016 - CGT Editor Alarice Rajagopal gives you a sneak peek into the trends and topics discussed in this month's issue.

Best Practices: Data and Insights:

Amplifon Gains End-to-End Control

04/11/2016 - With a supply chain that operates differently in each region it serves, Amplifon senses data to help sales and marketing teams, and gain complete visibility.

Oakley Gets into Focus

04/11/2016 - Infusing technology into the activewear it provides is key for Oakley, so it’s no surprise that the California-based company is using analytics to improve its trading partner relationships.

Special Section:

Spring 2016 New Tech Showcase

04/08/2016 - Five emerging technology solutions to support strategic business initiatives in consumer goods.


Cognitive Computing

04/11/2016 - Amid the ever-growing market of predictive analytics and new technologies in the consumer products industry, cognitive computing is an exciting new journey.

The Pulse:

Mondelez Launches Savory Snack Brand

03/14/2016 - Mondelez International launches its first new snack brand in over a decade: GOOD THiNS.

Timberland Taps Consumers To Design Its Next Boots

03/11/2016 - Outdoor lifestyle brand Timberland is using crowdsourcing for to create a consumer driven collection.

General Mills To Double Organic Acreage Sourcing

03/10/2016 - General Mills expects to reach $1 billion in net sales from natural and organic products by 2019.

SodaStream Unveils New Products

03/09/2016 - SodaStream International Ltd., a global manufacturer and distributor of home sparkling water makers, presented its newproducts at this year's International Home + Housewares Show.

Brita & Amazon Introduce Smart Pitcher

03/01/2016 - Brita and Amazon have teamed up to introduce a new Wi-Fi-enabled Brita Infinity Pitcher. Find out what makes the pitcher so "smart."

Kraft Heinz to Add $50 Million to Advertising Budget

03/01/2016 - Kraft Heinz will boost its working media spend by about $50 million this year.



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