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Report

Mathematics of the luxury market in Russia

– To understand Russian luxury goods and services, look to growth potential and consumer behavior.
Article

Faster fashion: How to shorten the apparel calendar

– To get new styles into stores more quickly, fashion companies must improve internal collaboration, tap into consumer insights,... and start to digitize the value chain.
Article

In fresh-food retailing, quality matters more than price

– Our survey of 23,000 European shoppers reveals specific ways grocers can win in fresh fruits and vegetables, boosting sales by... as much as 10 percent even in a flat market.
Interview

The journey to an agile organization at Zalando

– Europe’s leading online fashion platform embraced purpose, autonomy, and mastery to build agility, explains VP Engineering... Eric Bowman.
Article

The need for speed: Capturing today’s fashion consumer

– Top performers are using data analytics and consumer insights to stay ahead of the pack.

Now is the winter

Issue

Perspectives on retail and consumer goods, Number 6

– The sixth edition of our consumer journal is a special edition focused on potential opportunities in our EEMA region—Eastern Europe, Middle East, Russia, Turkey and Africa.

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Five Fifty: Try a little weird

– Tony Hsieh, the unconventional CEO of Zappos, is not afraid to create “a little weirdness.” In fact it’s a core... value.
Article

Deliver on time or pay the fine: Speed and precision as the new supply-chain drivers

– E-commerce giants have raised the supply-chain performance bar. Now consumer-goods manufacturers face a stark choice: achieve... new levels of predictability and responsiveness, or pay a heavy price.
Article

The new model for consumer goods

– Why the industry’s historic value-creation model is faltering—and how to reinvent it.
Article

What beauty players can teach the consumer sector about digital disruption

– As many consumer businesses struggle to deal with the pace of change, the beauty sector shows the way.
Article

The organizational agenda in consumer packaged goods

– To continue to compete, CPG companies must increase agility, reskill the C-suite, and leverage millennial talent.
Article

How grocers can outperform in Vietnam: Standing tall in a crowded market

– Like many emerging markets, Vietnam presents major growth opportunities for modern trade grocers. As they look to expand their... shares in Vietnam, a decisive question remains: What is the recipe for profitable growth?
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Digitizing dairy in China

– The CEO of China’s second-largest dairy company describes how data and artificial intelligence are shaking up how he does... business.
Report

African retail banking’s next growth frontier

– Revenue could pick up significantly in the next five years. The region’s winners are likely to emphasize a few key themes—such... as going digital first or making banking leaner and simpler.
Article

How are consumers feeling about their finances?

– In many countries, consumer sentiment has improved since 2015. Consumers have become more bullish about their ability to spend.
Survey

More Americans feel financially secure, but they’ve learned new shopping habits

– Our latest annual Consumer Sentiment Survey, which now includes 28,000 shoppers in 29 countries, revealed surprising trends with... implications for US retailers and consumer-product manufacturers.
Article

Thinking inside the subscription box: New research on e-commerce consumers

– We surveyed thousands of US shoppers to understand subscription e-commerce trends. The findings have implications for start-ups,... as well as retailers and consumer brand manufacturers entering the market.
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