CPG Retail

Deals/Contracts/Partnerships

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    GEFCO To Digitally Transform Supply Chain with Blue Yonder

    Q3, 2021

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    Persistent is modernizing cloud security utilizing Azure to improve business safety and resilience for the European arm of a global retail pharmacy company.

    Q3, 2021

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    TCS is selected by a large UK-based tobacco company, to implement a Track & Trace solution for the finished goods movements from the production units throughout the supply chain. This will help the client to meet global regulatory requirements and popular

    Q3, 2021

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    Shoppers Stop Selects Accenture to Help Advance Its Digital Commerce Transformation Journey

    Q3, 2021

  • 5

    Dole Food & Beverages Group to Digitally Transform Its Supply Chain Planning and Visibility with Blue Yonder

    Q3, 2021

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    Capgemini will take over Nortura's subsidiary Matiq with all employees - about 100 people - and underlying agreements, from the third quarter of 2021. Capgemini will be Nortura's service provider for IT services for 10 years.

    Q3, 2021

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    Alnatura, an organic supermarket chain based in Germany, chose to implement Blue Yonder’s space & floor planning solution to meet the local requirements for each of its stores

    Q3, 2021

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    Capgemini will take over Nortura's subsidiary Matiq with all employees - about 100 people - and underlying agreements, from the third quarter of 2021. Capgemini will be Nortura's service provider for IT services for 10 years.

    Q3, 2021

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    Coca-Cola HBC to Digitally Transform its End-to-End Planning with Blue Yonder

    Q2, 2021

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    DB Schenker has chosen Infor Nexus Purchase Order Management and Infor Nexus Control Center as part of a programme to help deliver an industry-leading, end-to-end predictive estimated time of arrival (ETA) capability for customers

    Q2, 2021

  • 11

    Accenture and Shiseido Establish Joint Venture to Accelerate Shiseido’s Digital Transformation

    Q2, 2021

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    Atos and the Port of Esbjerg start joint decarbonization project for a Carbon Neutral Harbour. Atos will provide IoT solution which will calculate carbon footprint according to the different transport mode and route.

    Q2, 2021

  • 13

    AVEVA Paves the Way for Henkel to Drive Sustainability Throughout its Global Supply Chain

    Q2, 2021

  • 14

    Happiest Minds Partners with Coca Cola Bottling Company United in their Robotic Automation journey

    Q2, 2021

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    HEMA Buttons Up Omni-channel Supply Chain Transformation with Blue Yonder

    Q2, 2021

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    IBM is working to trace Nueva Pescanova’s seafood products on the IBM Food Trust platform, a blockchain-based network designed to help ensure the traceability of products across the supply chain and supporting more sustainable oceans.

    Q2, 2021

EIIR Provider Solutions/Capabalities

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    Descartes Systems has acquired GreenMile, a leading provider of cloud-based mobile route execution solutions for food, beverage, and broader distribution verticals.

    Q3, 2021

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    AVEVA and PlanetTogether Announce Strategic Partnership to Optimize Food & Beverage and Consumer Packaged Goods Manufacturing Operations

    Q2, 2021

  • 3

    Happiest Minds and Beatroute Partner to Offer Revenue Realization Solutions for CPG Industry

    Q2, 2021

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    Pilot project by AFRY in the Baltic Sea to improve responsible ship generated waste management

    Q2, 2021

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    Washington State University and ITC Infotech collaborate to enable transformative industry-ready capabilities in Retail PLM

    Q2, 2021

EIIR Buyer GIC/R&D Best Practices/Solutions

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    P&G is launching a dedicated baby care R&D facility in Singapore. The team will spearhead end-to-end product development, with the emphasis on consumer research, product design and packaging development.

    Q3, 2021

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    Glenfiddich uses its own whisky waste to fuel trucks.

    Q3, 2021

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    Nestlé expands R&D facilities in Singapore.This will enable faster translation of breakthrough science into nutritious, great-tasting products for people.

    Q3, 2021

  • 4

    Ford, Walmart and Argo AI team up to launch autonomous vehicle delivery service

    Q3, 2021

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    Diageo to set up an R&D centre in Shanghai. It will primarily support the China market.

    Q3, 2021

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    Nestlé expands R&D facilities in Singapore.This will enable faster translation of breakthrough science into nutritious, great-tasting products for people.

    Q3, 2021

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    AB InBev has revealed a new bottle design which it claims is lightest beer bottle in the world. It reduced glass bottle weight from 180 g to 150 g and cuts CO2 emission by 17%.

    Q2, 2021

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    Boston Beer is establishing an R&D center in Canada for non-alcoholic cannabis products.

    Q2, 2021

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    Fonterra opens revamped application centre in Guangzhou in an effort to support its growing foodservice business in southern China.

    Q2, 2021

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    McDonald's is testing automated drive-thru ordering leveraging AI at 10 Chicago restaurants. The technology is about 85% accurate and can take 80% of orders. Pilots are promising but scalability from 10 restaurants in Chicago to 14,000 restaurants across the U.S will be something to watchout for!

    Q2, 2021

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    Unilever reveals world-first paper-based laundry detergent bottle

    Q2, 2021

  • 12

    Canada’s Lululemon Athletica opens tech centre in Bengaluru which will work in areas like data science, cloud engineering to support merchandise planning, product and location information management.

    Q2, 2021

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    Canada’s Lululemon Athletica opens tech centre in Bengaluru which will work in areas like data science, cloud engineering to support merchandise planning, product and location information management.

    Q2, 2021

  • 14

    Travel software R&D sector is turning around. TripActions, which offers a travel planning, booking, and expense management system laid off hundreds of employees when pandemic hit last year but recently started hiring and growing rapidly in Israel.

    Q2, 2021

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    LEGO is experimenting with sustainable bricks made from recycled plastic bottles.

    Q2, 2021

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    LVMH Is Opening a Research Center That Will Focus on Sustainable Materials and Biofuels. The goal of the new center will be to get rid of plastics.

    Q2, 2021

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    Mondelez India, TrashCon tie up to make furniture from recycled plastic

    Q2, 2021

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    Nestlé’s R&D centre for Waters in Vittel, France produced the first Perrier 50cl prototype bottles made from coloured recycled PET materials. While recycled PET bottles already exist in the marketplace, the company claims that this new technology when developed at industrial scale, will help increase the amount of PET plastic that can be recycled. The consortium members include L’Oréal, Suntory Beverage & Food Europe, and PepsiCo.

    Q2, 2021

Other News

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    Toy industry H1 2021 global sales increased 15% vs. 2020, and 28% vs. 2019. One of the industries which got the benefit of pandemic lockdowns.

    Q3, 2021

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    Frito-Lay to Create 160 Jobs with Rosenberg, Texas, Plant Expansion

    Q2, 2021

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    Mars and Microsoft work together to accelerate Mars’ digital transformation and reimagine business operations, Associate experience and consumer engagement

    Q2, 2021

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    Tesla filed applications with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to use its “T" logo design and two other iterations of its “Tesla" stylized logo for use in the food industry

    Q2, 2021

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    Netflix enters e-commerce space with new online store to sell show-related merchandise

    Q2, 2021

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