CFOs: Higher Input Costs Will Persist
Some companies are taking aggressive action to pass on at least some of the abnormal cost increases to customers.
Modern Analytics Can Drive Downturn Preparedness
CFOs can use today's analytic trending and predictive insights capabilities to better anticipate cash flow and market volatility.
Blue Apron Customers Eat Elsewhere
The company reports a 23% second-quarter decline in its volume or orders, causing its share price to plummet.
Traditional Packaging Fails for E-Commerce
Using packaging designed for direct-to-consumer shipments, rather than in-store display, can reduce the cost of goods sold by several percent.
How to Make Your Supply Chain a Growth Engine
Companies should use their supply chain to anticipate customer trends and also adopt a zero-based approach to the function.
‘Zero-based Supply Chain’ Drives Down COGS
ZBSC approaches can trigger COGS savings of up to 10% and a COGS-to-revenue ratio of up to 800 basis points, Accenture says.