Retail Execution

12
May

Retail Execution Solutions Leaving 73% Unsatisfied

Whether they want to capture accurate data about shelf conditions, increase effective bi-directional communication between the field and headquarters, or create intelligent ordering suggestions, consumer packaged goods companies (CPG’s) turn towards retail execution solutions to solve any number of challenges. Though the majority of CPGs have updated their retail execution solutions in the past year and are using up-to-date technology,

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12
May

Frustrated with Your Mobile Solution? You’re Not Alone

21
Feb

Measure Your Promotional Compliance Rate

In the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, there can be a slight disconnect between the agreed-upon promotions and what is executed at the shelf. Retailers carry out thousands of programs each week and due to the vast number of promotions, as well as retailers streamlining labor costs, details can be overlooked. Although data is scarce industry experts believe that promotional

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25
Jul

Using Big Data to Understand Your End Consumer

Consumer data produced by SKUs and barcodes has been used by CPG organizations for years; however, a new breed of data created by the actual end consumer is currently baring tremendous value. This type of consumer data is being generated through mobile apps, online forums and social media. Retailers and CPG companies alike are finally getting the opportunity to understand

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1
Jul

CPG Companies Lending a Hand to Improve Trade Promotions

Trade Promotions are essential for a brand’s success in attracting new customers, introducing new products and ensuring ongoing shopper loyalty, so it’s no surprise it has grown to become the second largest line item in most CPG marketing budgets. With companies increasing their Trade Promotion efforts, including promotional end-caps and specials, some retailers are asking for assistance. CPG companies are

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24
May

Consumer Demand Drives Collaboration

Consumer Demand Drives Collaboration Retailers and CPG companies can both agree that consumer satisfaction must be their number one priority. However, according to an article published by Marketing Daily nearly 1/3 of consumers feel their brands habitually let them down. It’s up to sales teams and their retail partners to improve the shopper experience. With the explosion of big data

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