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FMCG Retail Trends - Future-Proofing your Business

Future-proof your business with insights into FMCG retail industry trends and developments, with a view of who’s winning and who’s losing. Invaluable for relevant short to medium term strategic and operational business planning

An image and insight-rich executive briefing designed to equip management and leadership teams across the consumer goods Industry, and its key stakeholders, with a view of the current trading context, insight into what lies ahead, and a clear view of the ‘So What?’ for your business.
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What can delegates expect?

1.  Understand your trading context

      Know the country in which you are
      - Economic and other PESTLE
        realities and their impact on
       South African  people, consumer
       goods retail and its key

2. Round table discussion by Retail*

    - Who is winning, who is losing, and
     perspectives on why

3.  Fourteen major trends that are
     shaping shopper behaviour,
     retailer strategy and retailer
     supplier trading relationships

     - Briefing content can either be a
       thin slice of all fourteen themes,
      or a deep-dive into three of the
      fourteen (as chosen by the
     These themes are outlined alongside:



Module objectives

  • In a context of accelerating change and economic strain, staying a step-ahead of both your competitors and your customers is the key to a sustainable, profitable business
  • A high-impact presentation focusing on the key strategic drivers of the major food and grocery retailers in SA, shaped by the current trading climate

  • Designed to dovetail with your business planning process - an annual imperative for all consumer goods executive and management teams


  • Know and understand the impact of the current and immediate future trends shaping the consumer goods retail sector, how retailers and suppliers are positioning for growth in response, and the resulting impact on your business

  • Gain knowledge which underpins the building of a profitable sustainable business strategy and plan

Who should attend?

Designed for Executive and Senior Management teams across key functions

  • CEOs & Board Level Executives
  • Sales and Key Account Managers
  • Commercial Managers
  • Merchandise Executives
  • Buyers
  • Field Operations Managers
  • Shopper Marketing and Brand Managers
  • Supply Chain Managers


  • 45 - 90 minute briefing dependent on client requirements

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