David Biernbaum’s CPG blog provides practical tips for success from a retail strategist with nearly 40 years of CPG experience.

 

Celebrity endorsements, CPG Success

Celebrity Endorsements – The Secret to CPG Success

Celebrity endorsements can be a big win for your brand, especially when “little known” celebrities take off and become big stars. It’s a tried and true formula that has brought much success to many different brands. Just a few years ago, one of my clients wanted to secure some celebrity endorsements for their new product, […]

consumer data, big data

Consumer data and privacy concerns

Are consumers getting more comfortable with exchanging personal information for more individualized online shopping experiences? RetailWire, a leading online discussion forum for the retail industry, recently asked this consumer data question, and I, as a RetailWire BrainTrust member, gave it some thought. Changes in consumer data collection During my 40+ years in the retail industry, I’ve […]

CPG brand, Consumer Products, Master Broker, Retail Strategy

Back to Basics – What Every New CPG Brand Needs to Know

People always ask me what they need to know before they launch a new CPG brand in the retail space. Over the years I’ve learned a few lessons about what’s necessary for success in this space. Here are some of the basics every new CPG brands need to cover before launching into the retail marketplace. […]