Global Powers of Consumer Products 2013
Engaging the connected consumer
The opportunity for consumer products companies to manage their brands online, engage with consumers at an individual level, and drive sales through digital channels is significant. The question is how to do it well.
Take a look at this year’s report to see which consumer goods companies are on the Top 250 list. Then keep reading to see what approaches the industry is likely to take to engage this new, digitally empowered consumer.
This report analyses the industry's performance in 2011, and look back over the intervening years at the changing landscape of the consumer product industry and the history behind some of its largest companies.
The report also provides an outlook for the global economy, an analysis of market capitalisation in the industry, and an assessment of the increasing impact that digitally empowered consumers are having on the industry.
The impact of digital on consumer behavior cannot be underestimated. It affects the way consumers interact with brands, how they research products, purchase via multiple channels, take advantage of promotions, and how they receive post-purchase customer service.