The OC&C/Grocer Global 50 report is the definitive report on the fortunes of world’s largest fmcg companies. See below for in-depth analysis on the performance globe’s biggest consumer goods suppliers, the challenges they are facing and how they are attempting to overcome flatlining global growth
The latest top 50 report shows organic growth is returning. How have the global giants managed it?
The world’s largest fmcg companies have rediscovered organic growth as measures taken to address competitors, customers and shifting consumer tastes have begun to bear fruit.
For the world’s largest consumer goods players, struggling to find meaningful growth, the new mantra is clear: ‘If you can’t beat them, buy them’
The OC&C/Grocer Global 50 provides a detailed breakdown of the global sales and growth rates of the world’s 50 largest consumer goods companies
Headline growth for the OC&C Global 50 jumped to 5.7% in 2017 from just 0.5% in 2016 and 0.3% in 2015
It comes as little surprise that tobacco is the again the standout performer in the fmcg universe - what lessons can the rest of the industry’s learn from tobacco’s enduring success?
Forecasts of 3G Capital’s rivals reacting to its deal-making with large-scale consolidations of their own have come to very little as Global 50 M&A slumped last year
The headline growth picture for the Global 50 is unremittingly grim, but there was some solace for the world’s biggest fmcg suppliers when it came to the bottom line.
There is nothing wrong with ZBB in principle. But it is not a silver bullet, says The Grocer finance editor Alec Mattinson
Is zero-based budgeting (ruthless cost cutting) the required method for boosting margin now?
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