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Consumer Packaged Goods CRM > CRM News

Traditional Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems are built to manage the sales cycle. CPG sales reps have particular needs that are different from many salespeople. They need mobile quoting, pricing, and order placement alongside cross-selling and up-selling features. 

Explore our latest CRM news, analysis, and advice for the consumer packaged goods industry.

Bedrock Analytics Launches Free Trial Powered by Nielsen CPG Data

Bedrock's 45-day trial includes free access to Nielsen scan data from 50 key product categories.

Como and Revel Systems Partner on Como Essentials Loyalty Solution

Como Essentials allows small and mid-sized businesses to leverage premier customer engagement tools for retention.

PlumSlice Labs Partners with Cloudinary

Companies partner for end-to-end product experience and media asset management.

Oracle Retail Consumer Insights Launches

With Oracle Retail Consumer Insights, first-party data will help retailers identify prospective customers who share similar tastes to best existing buyers.

Frontdesk Rebrands as True Lark

The provider of conversational AI solutions for the beauty, health, and wellness market takes flight with new branding.

Blackbird Launches Cannabis Industry-Specific CRM Platform

The new Blackbird platform combines Baker CRM and Blackbird e-commerce.

Signals Analytics Joins the Nielsen Connect Partner Network

Signals Analytics' and Nielsen's collaboration brings connected market insights to the consumer goods sector.

Bedrock Analytics Joins Nielsen Connect Partner Network

The move enables CPG companies to integrate Nielsen's retail data with Bedrock's analytics platform.

Koupon Media and Punchh Partner on Loyalty Marketing Solution

The partnership between Punchh and Koupon will help convenience store retailers deliver a data-backed, omnichannel loyalty experience to shoppers.

Salesforce Launches CRM Cloud Solutions for Manufacturing and Consumer Goods

Manufacturing Cloud and Consumer Goods Cloud are parts of the Salesforce Customer 360 Platform.

HGS Unveils HGS Digital

HGS Digital will provide a suite of digital offerings based on data, automation, cloud solutions, and HGS' DigiCX platform.

NCS Adds AI to Its Sales Performance Metrics and Services

NCS's platform innovations include audience targeting flexibility, campaign measurement agility, scale, and faster insights for marketers.

GK Software and TruRating Partner on Customer Feedback Offering

The joint offerring will provide intelligent customer feedback for retailers.

Qubit Launches Marketing Personalization Solutions for Beauty, Fashion, and Luxury Brands

New industry solutions help key verticals personalize shopping experiences for customers.

The Value of CRM Integration for SMBs (Video)

SMB Group Partner & Co-founder Laurie McCabe discusses the importance of integrating cloud CRM solutions with other applications for SMBs undergoing digital transformation in this clip from CRM Evolution 2018.

Mobile Has Made UX More Important than Marketing (Video)

Altimeter futurist and principal analyst Brian Solis explains why thinking and design need to change with the shift to mobile in this clip from his keynote at CRM Evolution 2018.

How to Align CX and Design (Video)

Altimeter futurist and principal analyst Brian Solis discusses customer experience and design in this clip from his keynote at CRM Evolution 2018.

Accenture and Google Cloud Launch Accenture Google Cloud Business Group

Accenture Google Cloud Business Group will help develop intelligent business solutions and transform customer experiences.

VIDEO: What is the Right Mix of People, Process, and Tech in a Sound CRM Strategy?

ISM, Inc. President Barton Goldenberg breaks down the mix of people, process, and technology in a sound long-term customer engagement strategy in this clip from CRM evolution 2018.

VIDEO: Why Are Some Businesses Managing Digital Transformation Better Than Others?

ISM, Inc. President Barton Goldenberg discusses how and why some businesses have met the challenges of digital transformation better than others in this clip from CRM evolution 2018.