Bad Arrow Industries: The company offers Custom vintage bowling shirts and retro gear, also provides services like photography for advertising, weddings and concerts.
Buztronics:The company offers a range of lighted toy, novelty, and promotional products.
CCV Products: The company offers a range of products for mail order catalogs such as health, housewares, gifts, electronics, outdoor, cleaners, and novelties.
Curry's Leather Products, Inc.: The company designs and manufactures luggage tags and key fobs, holsters and sheaths, and straps.
DK Products: The company has expanded its manufacturing and marketing branches in the United States, Hong Kong, and China and offers a range pet products, heat and electronics tool and alarms.
The rise in discount retailing and private-label products has increased a high level of pressure for leading brands in the market. The companies are looking to adopt new strategies to make profits.
Previously, companies used to go for product shaping by doing mergers and acquisitions with other companies to gain profits from the market. Now, it is suggested that the companies should accelerate the pace of building their core products or day-to-day functions to achieve success. The companies should understand the demands of existing market and look for new scope and scale. The companies can also step forward for new businesses opportunities and outsourcing.
Effective marketing and efficient supply-chain management remain the core of successful business. With this, companies should always search new innovative approaches to present in the market.
In countries like Brazil, China, and India, consumer goods companies concentrate on the minority of the population that can afford expensive items, and western-style goods. This distracts consumer goods companies from local competitors who cover majority of population by bringing local inexpensive products in the market. So, companies should look forward to introduce cheap products in the market under their popular brand names to target majority of customers.
The U.S. consumer goods companies, which operates on low margin and high volumes, are looking for new technologies to get more profits from their businesses.
Electronic data system (EDS) is one among many systems that helps consumer goods companies in tracking record of sales by product, customer, and time period. The system produces detail on price allowance and maintains sales information. The system can compare current performance of the company using budget and historical data. It also provides up-to-date sales and revenue figures and discloses profit net of discounts and allowances.
In a big news, it is stated that Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC (ASM), of Irvine, Calif, leading sales and market agencies operating in outsourced sales, marketing and category management operations for the Consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, has chosen StayinFront, Inc., for its Sales Force Automation (SFA) requirements.
StayinFront is a leading provider of enterprise-wide customer relationship management (CRM) applications, decision support tools, and data services. The venture is going to help both companies in expanding their customer base.