Consumer Goods Companies need to use Data Effectively to understand Consumers’ needs so they can Deliver on the Promise made to Consumers
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Digital Channel has transformed the Consumer Industry to new paradigm. Analysts predict that more than a billion middle income people will be added to the consumers’ list by 2020.
Consumer Goods (CG) companies face multiple business challenges including the explosion of shopping channels, balancing double-digit growth in emerging markets
Trade promotions management is most commonly considered the ability to plan and track promotional events to ensure that the payments that are made to the trade are within the contractual, budgetary and policy constraints of the business.
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It makes business sense for consumer goods companies to interact with the retailer on a continuous basis: receiving and passing on information, collaborating to create demand and so on. Mobility has made this collaboration that much easier.
Control over deliveries has become exceedingly important since the trend of consumers and shoppers buying directly from Consumer Goods (CG) companies –largely through online and mobile channels are forcing Consumer Goods (CG) companies to work harder to get closer to their end-consumers and increase brand recall.
The CG space is witnessing a paradigm shift with emerging markets becoming all important.Today,the focus is not only on the consumer,but also on the entire value chain, and ranges from aspects related to the retailer and distributor to consumer intelligence, with technology as the transition enabler.
In order to achieve Customer centricity, Collaboration and Team work are key enablers. For Consumer Goods (CG) organizations, the eco system of partners, retailers, manufacturers need to align together to changing consumer needs and yet achieve their individual goals.
Across industries, Big Data has become a key enabler for growth. Myriad forms of data are enabling businesses today with analytics driven insights helping them understand and anticipate customer needs, understand new geographies and new customer segments.
Can the use of promotional funds be optimized using data and analytics? Can funds be moved to more reliable channels and product categories? Can actual results inch closer to planned results? Can sales incentives be tied with the success of specific promotional activities?
In the Consumer Goods (CG) industry, competition is primarily driven by brand recognition, product innovation, and price. Other aspects that are also critical for success include the ability to meet consumer preferences, product quality, and promotions.
The market leader in oral, personal, and homecare products wanted to develop capabilities to measure and optimize their trade promotion investments.
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