• Industry: Agribusiness, Food, Drink & Consumer Products, Retail
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 29/06/2012


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

ConsumerCurrents - Issue 13 

This issue of ConsumerCurrents is an essential read for those interested in identifying the consumer metrics that really matter, how smartphones are redefining retail, the state of the consumer sector in the CIVETS and a potential revival of the organic food industry.
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In this issue


  • Off the shelf: Why smartphones have reinvented consumer markets; getting ahead in Russia
  • First person: Brazil is the place to be, says Wesley Batista, CEO of JBS, the world’s biggest meat processor
  • Drowning in data: Why the numbers just don’t add up for statistics-hungry executives
  • Social media: Consumer brands are at risk from online campaigns: here’s how to stay on top
  • What happened to organic? A new cross-Atlantic trade agreement could revive a food evolution gone awry
  • The state of the CIVETS: How are the six good news stories of economic growth shaping up?




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