CPG Merchandising Checklist

Sharing best practices about store execution, store data collection and merchandising audits is the primary purpose of the Compliantia blog. To this end, we have covered the following: How to Build a CPG Merchandising Checklist The purpose, scope and methods of merchandising audits Conduct a merchandising audit in 10 steps Case Study: How a CPG used … Continue reading CPG Merchandising Checklist

How to Build a CPG Merchandising Checklist

What should go on a CPG merchandising checklist? Whether you are a consumer packaged goods company starting a new merchandising program or a CPG, wholesaler or distributor with an existing program, we have prepared a list of best-practices, intentionally high-level, to help you create or improve your merchandising checklist and store visit workflow. Think about … Continue reading How to Build a CPG Merchandising Checklist

The Secret to Multi-Channel Success? Getting Your Physical and Digital Assets to Work Together (Here’s How)

When it comes to launching marketing campaigns, brands can no longer afford to think in silos. That is, you can’t think in terms of “physical OR digital” initiatives. CPG campaigns shouldn’t be classified as just “online” or “offline.” These days, the most successful ones are the campaigns that are fully integrated across both digital and … Continue reading The Secret to Multi-Channel Success? Getting Your Physical and Digital Assets to Work Together (Here’s How)

4 Tips to Help CPGs Create Brilliant Multi-Channel Campaigns

Having the ability to connect with consumers across various channels (i.e. physical retail stores, ecommerce, mobile, and social media) isn’t just a “nice to have.” It’s an absolute must. Make no mistake: your customers are using several channels to research, browse, and buy. Brands that want to stay competitive need to engage consumers at multiple … Continue reading 4 Tips to Help CPGs Create Brilliant Multi-Channel Campaigns

5 Essential Components for a Successful In-Store CPG Launch

Fact: CPG product launches are tough. According to I.R.I, more than 10,000 new products hit the retail shelves each year, but “less than 10 new launches capture more than $100 million in year-one sales.” If you’re a CPG firm looking to launch a new product, then your work is clearly cut out for you. How … Continue reading 5 Essential Components for a Successful In-Store CPG Launch

CPGs: 6 Steps to Ensure a Successful Holiday Season

It may be August, but if you work in the retail or CPG space, then your mind is probably in November or December (i.e. the holiday season) already. And if it isn’t, it’s high time to start thinking about the holidays. Brands across the board will surely bring their A-game to reach and convert shoppers, … Continue reading CPGs: 6 Steps to Ensure a Successful Holiday Season

4 Digital-First Brands That Found Success in Brick-and-Mortar Retail…

...and What You Can Learn from Them Is everything moving online now? With ecommerce, subscriptions, delivery services — not to mention free shipping being more popular than ever — one might wonder if consumers still have the need to go out and shop. The short answer is yes. Consumers are continuing to flock to physical … Continue reading 4 Digital-First Brands That Found Success in Brick-and-Mortar Retail…

Ready for the Future? 3 CPG Trends to Watch

  “What does the future hold for CPGs?” It’s an interesting question, and one that’s not always easy to answer. Market and consumer trends can be unpredictable. And sometimes, the technologies you expect to hit it big fall flat (remember Google Glass?) while the real game changers come in when you aren’t looking. But as … Continue reading Ready for the Future? 3 CPG Trends to Watch

How to Engage Gen Z Shoppers In-Store

Heads up, brands and retailers  — Generation Z, also known as Post-Millennials,  is starting to hit the stores. Tomorrow’s shoppers are just beginning to come into their own, with an estimated $44 billion in buying power according to Marketo. They’re shaping up into a force to be reckoned with. Brands who’ve only been focusing on … Continue reading How to Engage Gen Z Shoppers In-Store

5 Tips to Improve CPG and Retailer Collaboration

Are you disappointed with how your brand is performing in retail stores? Do you ever feel like you and your retail partners aren’t on the same page? If you find yourself nodding your head to those questions, perhaps your retail strategy is missing an important component: collaboration. When CPG companies and retailers form collaborative partnerships, … Continue reading 5 Tips to Improve CPG and Retailer Collaboration