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Consumer Products Archive

  • September 11, 2007

    The Situational Leader

    by Matthew Prewitt
    Jack Stahl, a former chief executive at Coca-Cola and Revlon, discusses how great leaders balance their broad strategic missions with constant attention to organizational detail.
  • August 29, 2007

    Rebuilding Lego, Brick by Brick

    by Keith Oliver, Edouard Samakh, and Peter Heckmann
    How a supply chain transformation helped put the beloved toymaker back together again.
  • August 29, 2007

    Partners at the Point of Sale

    by Rich Kauffeld, Johan Sauer, and Sara Bergson
    With “shelf-centered collaboration,” manufacturers and retailers can finally put the right product on the right shelf at the right time for the right consumer.
  • June 19, 2007

    Big Impact in a Small Format

    by Thomas Ripsam, Alonso Martinez, and Carlos Navarro
    Large retailers are beginning to see the beauty of a tinier world.
  • March 6, 2007

    An Industry for All Seasons

    by Doug Hardman, Simon Harper, and Ashok Notaney
    What the apparel industry has gained in scale and scope over the past few decades it has lost in agility and speed. A new kind of product segmentation keeps painful trade-offs to a minimum.
  • January 30, 2007

    Seven Counterintuitive Trends

    by Dan Lewis
    Everyone expects turbulence, but few people are watching the most significant pressures that will confront industry this year.