What is Organizational Culture and Why is it Important?

Business culture - the shared values among employees within a company- is a key part of a successful private label strategy. That’s because the values that employees practice throughout the private label supply chain have a big impact on innovation and product development. Fernando Lanzer, a Leadership and Organizational Culture business consultant, speaks about cross-cultural management, leadership, and organization development in the private label industry. Click here for the full interview. Available in English only.
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Discounters Gain Market Share in Europe

At a time of declining disposable income, Europeans are shopping more often at discount stores. In some countries, discounters lead the grocery retail ranking. Judith Kolenburg provides an analysis of the discount retail market, including the strength of private label. Meanwhile, the New Year means new health and wellness goals. Fibre is among the nutrients getting attention. Hans Kraak examines what retailers are doing to boost fibre consumption. Lidl’s “fibre meter” on packaged bread is among the initiatives explored. Available in English only. Click here to download video.

Consultant Reveals Traits of the “Most Attractive” Stores

A successful store requires more than just the right pricing and promotions. To improve the customer experience and succeed in the future, retailers need to create a differentiated store experience. Store layout and product presentation are among the elements that need to  be addressed. Gregoire Kaufman, independent advisor and consultant, specialist in the retail and consumer goods sectors, and ex-Head of private label at Carrefour, reveals traits of the “most attractive” stores. Available in English only. Click here to download video.