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Innovative Use Cases of IoT in the FMCG Sector, 2019

The FMCG sector in APAC comprises food retail and toiletries. Food retail dominates the sector with 94% share in terms of revenue. The APAC FMCG revenue in 2016 was $2,545 billion. The sector has been enjoying healthy growth, driven by higher spending pow...

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Why Tesco stores failed in the United States

From the start Fresh & Easy bewildered and frustrated the pragmatic American grocery shopper who is already spoiled for choice. Even the name was an obstacle. “Sounds like a deodorant,” one woman said when the store opened. Another said it...

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Looming FMCG shortages in Pakistan as govt stiffens labelling rules

Under the SRO, all importers have also been asked to ensure that “the logo of the Halal certification body shall be printed on the consumer packaging … and the labelling shall not be in the form of a sticker, overprinting, stamp or scratched label...

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FMCG and grocery businesses reformulating as diets improve

As diets improve, FMCG and grocery businesses offering healthier food to align with changing consumer behaviour towards healthier eating, according to Deloitte’s latest Health & Wellness progress report. The report released last week found significa...

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How controlling your supplier payments can unlock cash flow

Every business relies on healthy cash flow to stay afloat and grow. Generating positive cash flow continues to be a challenge for many businesses. Recent research conducted by American Express found that almost 30% of SME leaders in the manufacturing sect...

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This Coconut Chip Company Found Success Because Its Founder Embraced His Asian Roots

Vincent Kitirattragarn, founder and CEO of coconut-based snack company Dang, said he knew he’d be in for the long haul in his attempt to get Americans to embrace traditional Thai-inspired snacks, namely toasted coconut chips. “It’s not l...

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Why FMCG Needs To Get Rid Of Slow Moving Mindset

BigBazaar’s going nowhere. But the urban Indian consumer is. In almost every consumer products category, large legacy brands we’ve grown up with and got used to seeing on shelves and owned by FMCG giants will slowly surrender their urban market share ...

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FMCG tech solutions company MACmobile opens office in Kenya

FMCG technology solutions company, MACmobile has opened an office in Kenya to support its existing customers and to grow its base in East Africa. The company, which is headquartered in South Africa, is a provider of purpose-built and cloud-based FMCG valu...

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Customer Loyalty Programmes to Boost Business Growth

Is your business promoting a customer loyalty programme? If you already have one, it’s time that you ensure that you are making money out of it. If you don’t have a loyalty programme in place, you should definitely read this blog to know how loyalty p...

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FMCG Sales Sees Slow Growth In Romania

The sales of fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) in Romania increased by 5.7% in value terms but by only 1.2% in comparable prices (volume terms) in 2018, according to a GfK report published on February 28, which is surprising in the context of the dispute ...

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