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  • 8 May 2020 10:33 PM | Perry Sholes (Administrator)

    Wakefern appoints two new VPs

    MAY 07, 2020

    Wakefern Food Corp. announced the promotion of Laura Kind to vice president of brand strategy and welcomed Ranjana Choudhry as vice president of advertising and social media.

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  • 30 Apr 2020 9:32 AM | Perry Sholes (Administrator)

    The marketing manager sent out 30 resumes touting all the various responsibilities he had taken on over the last few years. He called 30 former colleagues and badgered them for job leads. And he did five video job interviews, all with his television on in the background.

    Mistake, mistake, mistake.

    With each day the pandemic keeps its grip on the world, and the global economy, the number of people looking for work only grows. And that includes many--potentially millions--who haven’t had to search in a very long time. What they may discover is a whole new world of job hunting. “It’s time to be really more pro-active,” says Val Olson, a career coach for Korn Ferry Advance. “This is an unprecedented time where so many people will be looking for jobs in a limited market,”

    There are no easy or full-proofs steps, of course, but here are ways candidates may be able to adapt better to post-pandemic searches.

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  • 25 Apr 2020 5:35 PM | Perry Sholes (Administrator)

    As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to disrupt industries and businesses around the world, the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry is operating in uncharted territory. Amid widespread health concerns, federal travel restrictions and local movement limitations, the industry is facing the greatest, and fastest change in shopping behavior ever.

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  • 22 Apr 2020 1:26 PM | Perry Sholes (Administrator)

    COVID19 Data Update

    Rick Abens, Kraft Foods Alum, Founder & CEO Foresight ROI, Inc, the Leader in Shopper Marketing ROI Measurement share COVID19 Data. https://www.linkedin.com/in/rickabens/

    COVID Projections by Rick Abens

    COVID19 Data By State

  • 3 Apr 2020 5:41 PM | Perry Sholes (Administrator)

    Some CPG and food/bev manufacturer respondents to PW's survey on COVID-19 can barely keep up with demand. Others lost huge customers overnight. Meanwhile, everyone shares workforce safety and labor concerns.

    Matt Reynolds

    Apr 2nd, 2020

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  • 17 Mar 2019 8:16 PM | Perry Sholes (Administrator)

    For the second time this month, Amazon has elected a woman of color to its board of directors.

    This time it’s former PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi. She joins Starbucks COO and group president Rosalind Brewer, who was elected at the beginning of February.

    According to a regulatory filing, Nooyi was also appointed to the board’s Audit Committee. She stepped down after more than two decades at Pepsi last year. She served as chairwoman of Pepsi’s board from May 2007 to February 2019.


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  • 9 Mar 2019 7:11 PM | Perry Sholes (Administrator)

    Technology’s role in Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) trends

    From smart packaging to pop-up stores, technology is allowing consumer products companies to engage with consumers in new and innovative ways. How else will digital capabilities shape the brand-consumer relationship in the year ahead? Our 2019 outlook explores the biggest technology-driven trends in the industry.


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  • 9 Mar 2019 7:01 PM | Perry Sholes (Administrator)

    Posted by Greg Swan on September 4, 2018 in Ecommerce

    Online sales made up 90% of the growth in the CPG industry last year, highlighting a fast-growing segment in an otherwise slow-growth industry.

    Once bolstered by scale, CPG giants have been slow to adapt to shifts in consumer behavior, emerging channels, and the advent of smaller, customer-centric digital brands that are carving out their own share of the $600b+ market.

    Direct-to-consumer CPG brands like Dollar Shave Club — whose online sales doubled Gillette’s in just three years — are turning the traditional CPG growth model on its head.

    Here’s a look at some of the big trends and changes that continue to shake up the CPG industry in 2019 and beyond.

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