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The challenger brands on standby to shake up the FMCG sector in 2023
New challenger brands in the FMCG space are constantly emerging. This is an industry marked by continuous evolution - driven by established corporates and novel start-ups alike. Let's take a look at the challenger brands that need to be on your radar this year.
The rise of challenger brands in the FMCG industry
A relatively new concept that FMCG corporates have had to consider in the market landscape is that of the “challenger brand.” These are companies that love disrupting the status quo - and eating into the market share of more established FMCG players.
Disrupting traditional marketing: How large FMCG brands can optimize their product performance and marketing spend
A recent survey of decision-makers at companies across the UK, US, China, India, and Europe found that around 60% of FMCG brands’ digital marketing spend is wasted – equivalent to almost $50 billion industry-wide.
Innovation Accounting: What Is It And How Can You Measure Success?
As the saying goes, you need to spend money to make money, but innovating successfully is not about simply throwing enough ideas at the wall in the hope that some of them stick. Genuine innovation needs more than just an increased R&D budget – it must be underpinned by a long-term financial plan.
6 Strategic Pillars For Corporate Innovation: Your New Competitive Advantage
When looking at corporate innovation, large companies struggle to combine the benefits of both speed and scale. At Innoleaps, we help organizations do just that by leveraging our six strategic pillars to deliver sustainable innovation. Keep reading to find out more.
What Corporates Can Learn From Cooperating With Startups & Scaleups
Open Innovation; we believe large corporates could learn a lot from working with smaller players. Partnering with a start-up or scale-up may teach them a few things about embracing a more agile approach to innovation and help them see new business models and technology in practice.
The Dark Side Of Venture Building
Innovation is an adventure. An adventure to explore and create new paths, new processes, and bring new products to market. Adventures can be fun and thrilling but they can also reveal a darker side; where tensions, emotions and anxiety can stand in the way of progress. From years of experience working with global corporations, venture- and leadership teams, we’ve observed and analyzed what in our opinion is one of the biggest reasons for innovation failure.
The key to unlocking post-crisis growth
Prioritizing innovation is the key to unlocking post-crisis growth. The impacts of COVID-19 have been devastating for many organizations. As businesses look beyond the pandemic, innovation is the only way of guaranteeing post-crisis growth. Digital tools and an openness to new business models have even seen some organizations flourish throughout the pandemic – particularly those that know their customers best.
Company Acquisition vs Internal Company Building: How To Make Either A Success
Whether a corporate decides to acquire a smaller, innovative firm or build its own internal venture, success is hard to achieve. Organizations must carefully consider how to integrate new ideas into their core business if they want them to thrive.
Collaborating With Sustainability-Focused Startups To Achieve Corporate SDG's
Sustainability is becoming a big trend in the FMCG industry as environmental concerns are increasingly top of mind for consumers. Corporates often find it more difficult to embrace sustainability than their start-up rivals. However, this doesn’t mean they cannot deliver the kind of transformational, environmentally friendly agenda their customers are demanding
8 Lessons Learned From Working In The Trenches Of Venture Building
In his talk for Innov8rs, Misha de Sterke offers insight into the challenges companies face when attempting to grow their business and 8 lessons he has learned from his time working in the trenches of venture building. A must read for all companies!
2021 - The Top 3 FMCG Trends Shaping The Future
The FMCG Industry is transforming. To stay relevant in the industry, and outsmart your competitors you need to keep your eyes on the trends that are shaping the future market. Future proof your company by discovering what’s next for 2021 and beyond.