• Industry: Agribusiness, Food, Drink & Consumer Products, Retail
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 14/12/2012


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

ConsumerCurrents - Issue 14 

This issue of ConsumerCurrents examines the battle for manufacturers to maintain margins in an era of rising customer buying power, why the most successful retailers are increasing their investment in their people, what it takes to deliver on the multi-channel promise and how new FDI legislation in India will impact foreign retailers.
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In an exclusive interview, Carlsberg CEO Jørgen Buhl Rasmussen discusses the ups and downs of emerging markets, the attractions of craft beer and the pace of industry consolidation.


Also featured is a case study on Wilmar International’s strategic use of scale and their unique business model mix of agribusiness and consumer brands.


In this issue

  • Key issue: Retailers and suppliers collaborate to maximise returns
  • First person: Carlsberg’s CEO is ready for whatever the market throws at him
  • The return of people: why successful retailers never stopped hiring
  • Multi-channel: Making multi-channel supply chains deliver on all fronts
  • Lessons from other industries: What crowdfunding means to big business
  • Off the shelf: How Greece could export its way to health
  • India’s retail race is on: opportunities and challenges for foreign investors
  • Case study: Wilmar International bets big on the future of food



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