Cover Story:

Top 100 Consumer Goods Companies

12/11/2014 - From acquisitions and divestitures to name change and new leadership appointments, 2013 was full of memorable moments. This annual list of the top publicly traded consumer goods companies provides a snapshot of organizations that succeeded in upping their growth games.

Wall Street's Perspective

12/11/2014 - Analysts Alexia Howard and April Scee weigh in on the hottest consumer trends, the rise of niche brands and future M&A activity.

Editor's Note:

So Long, Farewell

12/11/2014 - After 11 years with CGT, Editor Ali Ackerman Orr hangs up her editorial hat, puts on her consumer hat and says goodbye.

Special Section:

2014 Awards Winners: An Introduction

12/11/2014 - CGT honors an elite group of consumer goods companies and executives for transformational business and technology initiatives that stand revolutionize their organizations and the industry as a whole.

2014 Awards Winners: CIO of the Year

12/11/2014 - CGT honors David Stahl, Chief Information Officer for the company formerly known as Hillshire Brands (now part of Tyson Foods) for making a demonstrable business impact in his organization through the implementation and successful use of technology.

2014 Awards Winners: CMO of the Year

12/11/2014 - CGT honors Clive Sirkin, Chief Marketing Officer for Kimberly-Clark Corporation for making a ldemonstrable impact on his organization through the implementation and successful use of new marketing strategies, technologies and processes.

2014 Awards Winners: Customer Management Award

12/11/2014 - CGT honors P&G for building a single system of record for CRM on a global scale with campaign management capability for programs with reporting and analytics.

2014 Awards Winners: Dick Clark Supply Chain Award

12/11/2014 - CGT honors Kellogg Company for the successful integration of Pringles, a large, strategic product/brand acquisition, into the company's ERP backbone.

2014 Awards Winners: SMB Market Award

12/11/2014 - CGT honors Suja Juice for implementing a mobile solution that enables merchandising to gather valuable real-time data in retail stores about out-of-stocks, shelf space and competitor activity.

Custom Research:

Trade Promotion Management

12/11/2014 - New research explores the human element behind TPM and reveals that IT involvement and documentation often lead to more effective initiatives.

Between the Lines:

On-Shelf Alerting

12/11/2014 - Jon Golovin, CEO and Chairman of RSi, discusses how daily alerting, as an integral part of collaboration programs, can help retailers and suppliers achieve better top line sales, bottom line profit and improve customer satisfaction.

Technology Solutions Guide:

A CG Exec’s Guide to NRF 2015

12/09/2014 - With so much to do and see, CGT offers guidance on how consumer goods professionals can maximize their time spent at Retail's BIG Show. Find out what to look for while walking the floor, and how to engage solution providers and retailers in the most efficient way.

Straight Talk:

Big Data Reality Check

12/11/2014 - Can big data initiatives live up to the hype and deliver on enormous expectations? Industry experts reveal the truth about why the industry should continue it pursuit of big data glory.

Research Report:

2014 Supply Chain Report

12/11/2014 - In this inaugural report, CGT tapped into the industry's foremost supply chain experts for perspectives and advice on all things supply chain, from identifying priorities and finding ROI to tips for collaboration talent, outsourcing and even supply chains to admire.



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