73% (+5) of POI survey respondents noted the amount of time that the entire process of creating a promotional plan from budgeting to execution to settlement is highly burdensome for the organization. RGM contributions to reduce planning burden is highly welcome amongst commercial teams. Learn more and access the full Best Practice #2 Issue here
The POI 2019 Spring Summit was sold out!
Next meeting: POI Chicago Summit. Facilitated by POI and CMS Consulting (Ken Sullivan). Provides members with a forum to discuss and share best practices, industry trends, emerging challenges and capabilities, as well as other relevant topics of interest to senior executives. Topics Include: Revenue management analytics, EDLP vs High/Low, Channel strategy, Pack strategy, Product mix, Promotion Optimization, Sourcing and procurement, Value incentive curves, Execution and sell-in considerations, Strategic and tactical roadmaps, Cross-functional collaboration, Team structure and roles and more!
Join executives already registered from: Nomad Foods, Beiersdorf, LEGO, SCJ, Clorox, PepsiCo, Mondelez, Bonduelle, Upfield, WN Pharmaceuticals, Essity, Friesland Campina, J & J, Premier Foods, Danone, P&G, Unilever, Orkla, Kimberly Clark, Nestle, Hovis, Camelot, Perfetti Van Melle, MolsonCoors, JM Smucker, Campbell Soup, Blue Buffalo, Hormel, Dr. Oetker, L’Oreal, Pladis, Beiersdorf, Arla Foods, Finlandia Cheese, Kellogg, Diageo, Delta Cafes, Heineken, Mars, Coca-Cola, AB Inbev, Wells Enterprises, Pernod Ricard, Red Bull, Henkel, SAB Miller, Carlsberg, Campari,and many more!
Amazon Web Services, Prime Membership Increasing
Source: (Retail Dive February 11, 2020)
That helps the company maintain a strong financial position, and investors are less likely to freak out – even when Amazon adds more than $10 billion to its annual shipping costs and signals that it expects them to keep climbing up. Amazon did both of those things in 2019, a year when it ratcheted up shipping speed for many Prime orders. As shipping speed climbs, so has Amazon’s Prime member base. And its revenue ballooned as well, with North American sales rising 20.8% year over year in 2019. Learn more