OC&C Global 50

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

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OC&C Global 50 2017: Can zero equal hero? Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Is zero-based budgeting (ruthless cost cutting) the required method for boosting margin now?

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Global fmcg giants see sales fall for first time since 2003

06 Jul 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

Sales across fmcg’s 50 biggest players dropped by 0.7% in 2016, the first drop since 2003, the latest OC&C/Grocer Global 50 report reveals

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07 Jul 2017

Is zero-based budgeting (ruthless cost cutting) the required method for boosting margin now? The latest OC&C Top 50 certainly shows its impact

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OC&C Global 50: Top Performers Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Edward Devlin

This year’s top performing companies in fmcg

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OC&C Global 50: Tobacco's lessons for the fmcg industry Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

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?

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OC&C Global 50: M&A lever yet to be pulled Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

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

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Does zero-based budgeting work for fmcg? The jury is out Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

There is nothing wrong with ZBB in principle. But it is not a silver bullet, says The Grocer finance editor Alec Mattinson

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OC&C Global 50: Commodities provide bottom line solace Subscription

07 Jul 2017 | By Alec Mattinson

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.

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