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A list of my 17 favorite CPG podcasts. A multi-task friendly resource where you can learn industry trends and tips.

Blacksmith Applications earns best-in-class CPG software distinctions from POI Enterprise Planning Vendor Panorama report.

Food brokers kept their finger on the pulse of industry changes through research, partner connections, and technology.

Data harmonization gives CPGs a true view of business performance. Find insights from ecommerce, brick-and-mortar, and specialty channels data.

Sysco's new deduction policy is effective July 1. Ask these 10 important and timely questions regarding Sysco's announcement.

In 2020, the natural products industry hit $250+ billion in consumer sales with a compound annual growth rate of 8% over 10 years.

Learn the 5 key CPG marketing challenges and learn how the consumer packaged goods industry can turn those challenges into opportunities.

Netflix knows what they're doing when it comes to understanding data. CPGs should apply Netflix's approach to their promotional investments.

Even looking ahead, we know that the pandemic will still be in the picture. What key CPG trends are going to dominate 2021?

CPGs can’t afford to not sell online if you want to be competitive in today’s marketplace.​

The reasons CPGs look at ERPs are really same reasons they look at TPM functionality.

If you seek a holistic, intuitive trade promotion planning tool then Blacksmith has the SaaS solution for you.