Insights

How consumer packaged goods companies will win in 2021 - part one

Following a year of unprecedented change in the operating environment, this report looks at the priorities of global consumer packaged companies as they continue to adjust to the pandemic-driven environment.

How consumer packaged goods companies will win in 2021 - part two

With a focus on driving top line growth, operating more efficiently and reinvesting in their businesses, this report highlights some of the initiatives underway and the capabilities CPG companies are developing to support these.

Supplier insights: Unilever’s five future-facing strategic choices

During 2020, Unilever took the decision to prioritise volume-led competitive growth, absolute profit and cash delivery. The group is now looking into the future, announcing a strategy refresh, focused on five key areas.

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Following a strong first quarter, with consolidated net sales up 12.7%, Hershey has raised its outlook for the full financial year. Having initially forecast sales growth of 2-4%, it now expects growth of 4-6%.

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Having delivered solid organic revenue growth of 3.8% in Q1, lapping the start of the surge in demand last year (2020 Q1: +6.4%), not only does Mondelez remain confident on the outlook for the full year, but believes it can accelerate its long-term growth rate. 1. Change of business focus unlocking investment dollars From a focus on costs and profit margins, it has switched to focus on top ...
Having delivered a strong first quarter, with net revenues up 5%, The Coca-Cola Company’s chairman and CEO, James Quincey, highlighted the continued uncertainty in the trading environment, driven by the different phases of the pandemic across different markets. Asynchronous recovery When the pandemic struck just over a year ago, most markets went into lockdown simultaneously. While the impa...
Having delivered a strong first quarter, we highlight 10 key facts we learnt from PepsiCo’s results and what they indicate about the post-pandemic environment. What we learnt? 1. Pandemic trends persist - large formats and ecommerce are continuing to perform well, benefitting from at-home consumption trends, supported by consumer-centric innovation. This aligns with the experiences of oth...
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Use our COVID-adjusted forecasts on over 400 retailers in over 180 countries