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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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