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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.

Omni-channel Approach to Marketing Planning

Omni-channel is having a profound impact on the CPG landscape. As consumers move in a non-linear fashion on their journey to purchase and loyalty, they are demanding that manufactu ..

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Practical Supply Chain Solutions That Deliver Supplier & Retailer Benefits!

Retail customers continuously search for opportunities to further improve internal operating efficiencies and margins. While these program request are typically well-intentioned, t ..

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Supply Chain Excellence

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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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