Cover Story:

2014 Visionaries

05/28/2014 - CGT proudly presents its newest class of Visionaries; 11 consumer goods professionals who are shaping the future of their companies with unprecedented business and technology initiatives.

Editor's Note:

An Industry Redefined

05/28/2014 - CGT Editor Ali Ackerman Orr gives you a sneak peek into the trends and topics discussed in this month's issue.


Redrawing the Frontiers

05/28/2014 - CG companies are in need of an overhaul. Historically, it was logical to structure a multinational's operations on the basis of geography, but this way of working is no longer fit for purpose due to factors such as globalization and different levels of digital maturity. At the same time, companies now require much more sophisticated approaches to engage and excite their customers.

Special Report:


05/28/2014 - Brand new research from CGT and IDC Manufacturing Insights examines the substantial progress that consumer goods companies are making in the areas of trade promotion management, downstream data, consumer engagement and S&OP.

The Pulse:

A Little Difference

05/28/2014 - Entenmann's teams up with TerraCycle to launch the Little Bites "Recycle...Reuse...Replenish" Earth Day Campaign.

A New Angle

05/28/2014 - The new products offer new angles, heads, grips and more coverage.

Bringing Brands to Life

05/28/2014 - The SC Johnson Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Research Tower opens to the public, for the first time ever, on May 2, 2014.

Mini Celebrations

05/28/2014 - PEEPS celebrates every day with introduction of PEEPS MINIS in three new flavors: Strawberry Creme, Chocolate Creme and Sour Watermelon.

Quite the Combo

05/28/2014 - Sun-Maid kicks off its "Snack 'n' Read" promotion with HarperCollins picture book offer and sweepstakes.

OREO Drives Innovation through Video

04/08/2014 - Mondelez brand, OREO, launches a new Snack Hacks video series which embodies the trend of remixing what is currently driving food culture.

Between the Lines:

Speed of Change in Retail Analytics

05/28/2014 - Everything around you is in a constant state of change. Technology has catapulted the way retailers and suppliers provide products to the consumer, requiring them to look at their businesses differently almost on an hourly basis. Britt Fogg, CEO, president and founder of Shiloh Technologies, a division of SPI, gave us his insights around the speed of change in the retailer/supplier industry.


7 Characteristics of a Visionary

05/28/2014 - In her monthly column, Lora Cecere reveals what it takes to get consumer goods companies unstuck and lead business and technology transformation in the industry.



2014 Retail and Consumer Goods Analytics Summit
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