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CG Execs Say They Lack Digital Know-How

7/28/2014 — New research finds that more than half of business leaders place digital strategy and data analytics high on their agenda. Yet, 32 percent of respondents currently see themselves as having weak or no capabilities in these areas. Meanwhile, the supply chain was rated by consumer goods and retail executives as the No. 1 challenge for their companies — and is also the most likely to receive increased investment this year.

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Nestle Creates a Learning App for Kids

7/31/2014 - Nestlé’s milk drink brand Nido creates a free interactive educational app to encourage children to read, stick to daily routines, like brushing their teeth and improve their memory and attention.

Mondelez Appoints Chief Growth Officer

7/31/2014 - The role integrates multiple growth drivers to accelerate the expansion of global innovation platforms, Power Brands and breakthrough technologies.

Crocs Appoints VP of Retail for NA

7/30/2014 - The exec comes most recently from Reebok and will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the retail footprint in North America, including the entire fleet of full-price and outlet stores.

LeapFrog Names VP of Platform Marketing

7/30/2014 - The executive will lead LeapFrog's efforts to grow the company's existing platforms, while developing future engaging and educational experiences for children that broaden the LeapFrog brand experience with children and parents.

Danone Strengthens Presence in Africa

7/30/2014 - The partnership with East Africa’s leading dairy products group will significantly enhance the platform Danone is currently building in Africa.

Lifeway Foods Brings Kefir to Canada

7/30/2014 - Lifeway's entry into the Canadian market marks the company's second international expansion in 14 months, following the 2013 introduction of its frozen kefir products in the UK.

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Emerging Markets Bootcamp

7/22/2014
The consumer goods industry in North America, grappling with intense market saturation, has seen a significant transition into the emerging markets playing field. Two subject matter experts pinpoint the nuances that must be addressed from both a strategic and tactical standpoint when entering and operating in emerging markets.Download Now >>

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