AWS for Industries

Category: CPG

Top analyst groups recognize AWS in industry reports for work in retail and CPG

Few companies break the mold in retail and consumer packaged goods (CPG). Even fewer are successful year after year, especially with global disruptions pressuring the industry for nearly three years and counting. What’s the secret to success? Recently, three leading industry analyst firms—Forrester, Gartner, and International Data Corporation (IDC)—have weighed in on this topic, citing Amazon Web […]

In the news: 5 retail trends to watch in 2023

This article originally appeared on ConsumerGoods.com and RISnews.com 2023 is poised to start with a bang. The consumer is resilient. Travel is booming. Supply chains are improving. Shipping costs are moderating. The pandemic is easing. China is opening. E-commerce marketplaces are accelerating. New online and in-store experiences are once again in focus. CES is fully […]

How Heineken’s Connected Brewery Ecosystem fuels automation

Mounting pressure on the supply chain isn’t anything new. But its impacts are giving us something else to talk about these days. Across industries, not just consumer packaged goods (CPG), we see an acceleration in new capabilities, with companies driving better decisions and spearheading greater innovation. Take smart factories, for example, where visionary consumer goods […]

Leveraging AWS Glue and Amazon Redshift to unlock insights from various points of sale for CPGs

While industries are recovering from the disruptions created by the COVID-19 pandemic, consumer packaged goods (CPGs) continue to deal with major challenges like inflation, changing consumer preferences, and fluctuations in the oil and energy markets. A recently published McKinsey study shows that, during the COVID-19 pandemic, 75 percent of US consumers switched brands or stores […]

AWS re:Invent in review: Highlights for customers in retail and CPG

Jam packed with new and inspiring content shared by the industry’s best and brightest, AWS re:Invent 2022 returned to Las Vegas this year for the 11th time. While re:Invent 2022 has come to a close, that doesn’t mean you have to stop enjoying everything the event has to offer. We’ve compiled keynote highlights, key retail […]

How to build a smart production solution with DXC’s SPARK platform – Part 2

This blog is the second in a two-part series on how DXC Technology, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, is building solution accelerators and a flexible platform using AWS products to expedite production and improve distribution in consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. If you haven’t read part one, please reference the material here. In part […]

How to build a smart production solution with DXC’s SPARK platform

This blog is the first in a two-part series on how DXC Technology, an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, is building solution accelerators and a flexible platform using AWS products to expedite production and improve distribution in consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. In part one, we will look at the challenges and key functional areas […]

NACS 2022: Reflections and top 5 takeaways

Las Vegas hosted NACS 2022 in the first week of October 2022. The size and scale of this conference was phenomenal, with a wide variety of sections catering to all aspects of running a convenience store, be it consumer packaged goods (CPGs) innovation, physical retail fixtures, the latest in commercial kitchen supplies, or customer-facing and […]