Cover Story:

2015 Visionaries

05/27/2015 - CGT is proud to present the 2015 class of Visionaries. These are seven of the brightest minds in the industry, leading their companies down the path to success. Whether nominated by peers, partner companies -- and even competitors -- the executives featured here all exemplify the term "visionary" and will inspire you to action as you read about their accomplishments.

Editor's Note:

Still Learning…

05/27/2015 - CGT Editor Alarice Rajagopal gives you a sneak peek into the trends and topics discussed in this month's issue.


Omni-Everything, Especially for You!

05/27/2015 - This year promises to be a watershed for digital commerce. Conversations with 'digital leaders across industry segments have shown a remarkable turn in the last six to nine months. Personalization of all consumer interactions has clearly grown from an online-only context to an all-encompassing 'phy-gital'.

Custom Research:

The Scope of Retail Execution

05/27/2015 - CGT partners with AFS Technologies to understand which aspects of retail execution are being adopted, what the challenges are, and how technology is helping. While there are predictable trends by company size, we found an initiative that seems to encompass many processes and lacks a defined focus.

The Pulse:

BCBG MAXAZRIA and Magnum Partner on Scented Scarf

05/27/2015 - Magnum Ice Cream and BCBGMAXAZRIA partner on Chocolate-scented wrap.

Chobani Launches Natural Living Campaign

05/27/2015 - Chobani launches Love This Life campaign and new packing designs.

Gerber Launches New Baby Food Recipe

05/27/2015 - Gerber launches Gerber 3rd Foods Lil Bits recipes, to help babies master chewing.

Pilot Develops Recycled Pens

05/27/2015 - Pilot Pen develops a pen line made from recycled plastic water bottles.

Spectracide Launches Sprayer

05/27/2015 - Spectracide launches the reusable AccuShot Sprayer for continuous spraying and application of its insect and weed control products.

This Bud’s for You

05/27/2015 - Anheuser-Busch Houston Brewery opened its doors to the public in April.

CGT Event Recap:

2015 Retail & Consumer Goods Analytics Summit

05/27/2015 - On April 29, 2015 during the 2015 Retail and Consumer Goods Analytics Summit, executives from the retail and consumer goods industries convened to understand how to take valuable insights and make them actionable. Here are some highlights of the event.

Between the Lines:

Real-Time Trade Promotions

05/27/2015 - Chief Executive Officer of AFS Technologies Joe Bellini, explains how consumer goods companies can measure the performance of trade promotions and correct course while in flight.


Characteristics of Visionaries

05/27/2015 - In her monthly column, Lora Cecere reveals what it is like to work with 'visionary executives in the consumer goods industry and identifies the characteristics that make them stand out.

Research Report:


05/27/2015 - Brand new research from CGT and IDC Manufacturing Insights provides a progress update for the consumer goods industry in the areas of trade promotion management, downstream data, analytics, S&OP and more.



2015 Emerging Markets Forum
2015 Business and Technology Leadership Conference

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