• Industry: Agribusiness, Food, Drink & Consumer Products, Retail
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 16/11/2011


ConsumerCurrents examines topical industry issues and global trends for senior executives at consumer goods companies, suppliers and wholesalers.

ConsumerCurrents - Issue 12 

This issue of ConsumerCurrents is an essential read for those interested in the new politics of pricing, Brazil’s coming of age, the rise of nutraceuticals, and smart sustainability reporting strategies.
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In this issue

  • Off the shelf: Derivatives - an unlikely salve to food price volatility. Brazil's consumer dividend.
  • First person: Dr. William Fung of China’s sourcing and logistics power broker, Li & Fung, discusses the impacts of soaring prices across the region, and where Asian sourcing, and his company, will go next.
  • Reporting sustainability: Why companies find it so hard to tell their green tales.
  • Online fashion aims high: Inside the off-price fashion website, Gilt Groupe, worth a billion dollars.
  • The price isn't right: Forget BOGOF and EDLP, pricing is about perception not profiteering.
  • Eati your medicine: Food multinationals have a new target in their sights - big pharma's big bucks.
  • India knows no boundaries: How the rapid rise of the Indian Premier League could help retailers win big.



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