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Report: Women exec turnover high in retail, CPG

Report: Women exec turnover high in retail, CPG

The retailing and consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry sectors aren’t immune to gender inequality in the workplace. A report released this week by the Network of Executive Women (NEW) found that turnover rate among women — especially women executives — is much higher than that for men in the retail and CPG industries. Titled “The

Three trends now shaping the CPG industry

Three trends now shaping the CPG industry

Not so long ago large multinational consumer packaged goods companies competed against one another by seeking out new markets to conquer and new consumer segments to attract. Today, the drivers of growth have undergone rapid and massive transformation. Now more than ever, we are seeing competition is between brands and not companies, with consumers increasingly

In-store clinics catching on, studies find

In-store clinics catching on, studies find

NEW YORK — Findings from a pair of studies reveal positive trends for retail health clinics. A recent Harris Poll for Nielsen on patients visiting in-store clinics might hold vital information for retailers focusing on health and wellness, and a study conducted by the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) found retail health clinic visits

Retailers’ hopes rise as holiday season nears

Retailers’ hopes rise as holiday season nears

NEW YORK — Consumers are expected to increase their spending this holiday season, bolstered by an economy that is showing signs of strength. The National Retail Federation (NRF) expects sales in November and December (excluding cars, gasoline and restaurant sales) to increase 3.6% to $655.8 billion. That is significantly higher than the 10-year average of