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Global Trends in Children’s Media
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Flowcasting: Digitizing the Retail Supply Chain
The retail supply chain is under siege. A number of recent trends have placed significant onus and pressure on retail supply chain performance.
Consumer Goods Trends - The 2019 High-End Independent Talent Report
Consumer goods companies are always looking for ways to stay flexible as they strive to stay competitive. Independent consultants are the perfect solution.
Business Talent Group Overview
Business Talent Group (BTG) is the leading marketplace that connects independent management consultants, subject matter experts, and executives with top companies to solve their biggest problems.
New Research Shows Companies Tap Gig Economy Consultants to Fuel Growth and Innovation
Data from Business Talent Group shows how gig economy consultants are filling skill and knowledge gaps for F1000 companies.
Top 3 Business Problems: Marketing
What’s the best way to connect with your customers? It’s a question that comes up with clients across every industry BTG serves, many of whom struggle to maximize marketing spend in the face of a...
Sizing a New Market
A multinational beverage company was eyeing a new category with a lot of buzz, but little data about global trends—or what success would look like. Business Talent Group delivered an experienced...
Optimizing the Manufacturing Footprint
A multinational beverage company had decided to close one of its manufacturing plants and move production to a lower-cost facility. Looking for a steady, neutral, and disciplined hand to create...
Entering the Animal Nutrition Market
A food and beverage company was preparing to enter the animal nutrition market. The company’s strategy team had already reviewed market research and identified several product lines they thought...
A F500 cosmetics giant was trying to understand the benefits of better integrating its sales channels across its multiple categories and brands. Business Talent Group delivered an experienced...
Refreshing Corporate Strategy
The VP of Strategy at a F100 packaged goods company was looking to refresh the organization’s biennial strategic plan. In the past, the client engaged traditional firms to do the work. Growing...
Fostering Innovation in Marketing
Innovation is critical to all companies, but each one does it differently. With this in mind—and frustrated by her team’s progress on a plan to present hundreds of new ideas to the CMO—the VP of...
Evaluating a Vertical Acquisition
The VP of Business Development at a lawn and garden company was contemplating an acquisition that would give it more control over a critical natural resource used in key products. Looking for a...
Strategic Landscape for Snacks
The VP of Marketing at a global food giant was looking to grow market share in a snack category where competition had intensified. Might the introduction of a new product type help the company...
The VP of strategy at one of a food and beverage giant’s best-loved brands had commissioned an enterprise resource planning (ERP) redesign. The goal of the redesign was to streamline a heavily...
Winning in New Markets: 7 Essentials to Boost the Success of Your Next Market Adjacency Strategy
Many companies have delivered sustained growth by expanding beyond their core business and into adjacent markets.
Voice of the Customer: Best Practices
Trying to improve your customer experience? Start by listening—to their opinions, goals, concerns, and expectations. The trick, of course, is what comes next. That’s where Voice-of-the-Customer (VOC)
On-Demand I.Q.: Winning the war for talent in the gig economy
The nature of work—how it’s done and by whom—is changing. Independent talent is on the rise, especially at the high end, where super-skilled executives and consultants dwell.
Top 3 Business Problems – March
At BTG, we help clients address all sorts of business problems. Here are 3 of the most interesting challenges we saw this March… Assessing competitive threats A F500 CPG company had been slow...
A F500 CPG company with 30+ global brands was ready for a substantial redesign of its Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process. For the last update—which took place nearly a decade earlier—the...
Assessing Competitive Threats