News & Insights

Welcome to TPG in the News, the industry journal of The Partnering Group, Inc.. The Partnering Group is dedicated to providing research, insights and best practices to the retail and consumer products industry. Review our blog entries listed below to hear about our upcoming or completed speeches, reports, publications and articles. Our purpose is to provide new perspectives on new initiatives for profitable growth in our industry. Our articles are authored by TPG Partners and provide actionable information based on TPG's in-field experience with global retailer and manufacturer leaders. Please find our latest entries listed below.

Importance of Process, Policy, Data Management and Systems

Authors: Don Baker, Andy Buteux, and John Wildman Now we get to the meat of the matter from our perspective. Based on our client experience, companies fail at managing trade inv ..

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Closed Loop Planning Is Not A System Term

Authors: Don Baker, Andy Buteux, and John Wildman So now we get to execution of the Trade Investment Roadmap and the Company’s brand and customer imperatives as delivered via ..

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Symphony EYC and The Partnering Group Collaborate on Breakthrough Joint Business Planning Offering

New automated JBP Workbench to increase scope and range of collaboration between retailers and their suppliers. BOSTON, MA – 8/15/16 – Symphony EYC, the leading provider of so ..

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The Critical Need for Leading with a Vision to Guide Buying & Merchandising

Amid rapid changes in technology and consumer trends, category planning has become more important than ever. The Partnering Group’s real-world business experience and analytics e ..

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Is your Supply Chain Enabling Cost Effective & Reliable Growth?

Designing your Supply Chain to be strategically and efficiently equipped to meet the expectations of retail customers is mandatory for sustaining value creation. TPG Partner Pete W ..

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The 3 Year Trade Investment Roadmap

Author: Don Baker Now that we have covered Strategic Plan elements, I want to discuss the Trade Spend Strategic Plan or probably more accurately the 3 Yr. Trade Investment Roadmap. ..

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Solving for the Increasing Pressure to Improve Company Profitability

Retailers, Distributors, Manufacturers, and Ecommerce Companies are increasingly under greater pressure to Optimize and Re-engineer their Supply Chains & Logistics Networks to ..

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How are you winning in Food Manufacturing in an Omni-channel world?

TPG presents the 6 critical ways to win in Omni-channel to the Food Processors of Canada leadership: Peter Leech, Managing Director at The Partnering Group presented “How to Win ..

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Critical Strategic Plan Elements of Effective Trade Investment

Author: Don Baker Does your organization have an effective trade investment strategy? Given Trade’s place on the P&L most would say, “of course we do”. Then we ask to see ..

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Bob Sukys Receives Annual Alexia Vanides Teaching Award

Congratulations to partner, Bob Sukys for receiving the annual Alexia Vanides Teaching Award from West Virginia University’s Master’s program in Integrated Marketing Commun ..

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