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Based on the latest trading updates, we look at what the changing priorities for suppliers and where the focus is shifting to as they plan to trade the second half of the year.

In our quarterly survey of companies operating in the CPG industry, we look at at how they felt about eight business activities and how they believed this might change over the next six to 12 months.

Beyond flexing their trading strategies, product suppliers have taken a broader role in supporting the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic. In this presentation, we highlight four pillars around which these have been clustered.

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In an unveiling a major transformation plan, Kraft Heinz is adopting a new strategy, approach and operating model. We highlight some of key changes it has planned, including a shift from a category approach to consumer-driven platforms.

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Speaking at the Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference earlier this month, Colgate-Palmolive’s chairman, president and CEO, Noel Wallace, outlined three strategies for the business as it navigates the pandemic. 1. Staying true to its core principles The company has launched several new initiatives to support consumers, retailer customers and communities. These include providing educati...
As we transition out of the summer holiday period, in most geographies the COVID-19 pandemic has moved into a different phase. While latest trading updates from major CPG companies highlighted 12 broad areas of focus, five are being prioritised as companies adjust to the latest trading conditions. Uncertainty and volatility persist Although the virus path and nature of lockdowns continues t...
The Campbell Soup Company rounded off a strong full year performance with an excellent Q4 performance, underpinned by COVID-19 driven demand. We look at the steps the business is taking to drive stronger future growth. 1. Retaining new households Having captured millions of new households, even if retention is modest, it will offer significant incremental growth Retaining younger shop...

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