AnalysisGlobal Powers of Retailing 2013 Retail beyond
PerspectivesThe new world of Finance Transformation
This report looks what drives the need for finance transformation programs among consumer products companies. Among the drivers: going global; marketing and trade promotion effectiveness; the growing power of retailers; and attracting, developing, and retaining finance talent.
InsightsPricing: a fast track to creating sustainable value.
This perspective examines several key pricing challenges facing global CP companies, among them: managing price, given fluctuations in raw materials prices; getting a handle on the current (decentralized) state of pricing throughout the company; how to work with multinational retailers.
PerspectivesRegulatory Trends in the consumer goods industry
The most effective regulatory frameworks typically recognize the need to clearly understand who benefits and who feels the pinch from the regulation. The ability to quantify these costs and benefits is often an essential step in evaluating the net impact of the policy.