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Consumer Packaged Goods / Retail

Welcome to the Consumer Packaged Goods / Retail Community

In this community, you will find information about career opportunities, CDO events, news, resources, and student associations relevant to the Consumer Packaged Goods and Retail industries.

  • Overview
  • Sample Companies
  • Sample Functional Roles
  • Consumer Packaged Goods

    Though retail and consumer packaged goods have some similarities, CPG focuses on daily used items that need to be routinely replaced or replenished. It refers to a broad spectrum of packaged goods to be sold through a retailer. The CPG industry is still one of the largest sectors in the world with approximately $2 trillion in North American alone. This career path will allow you the chance to be the best corporate leader you can be. You will essentially be the CEO of the brand on the first day on the job.

    Retail Management

    If you are looking for a promising career, this sector has huge potential and plenty of opportunities. Simply stated, retail management allows customers to shop easily and eliminate the normal cons associated with shopping. As long as people need to buy something, the retail industry will be necessary. The departments with more focus might be supply chain, sales, customer service, marketing, and logistics/operations.

  • 3M  |  AlEn  |  Anheuser-Busch  |  Chick-fil-A, Inc.  |  Coca-Cola  |  General Mills  |  HEB  |  Johnson & Johnson  |  MALK Organics LLC  |  Mattress Firm  |  O’Connor’s  |  Pharmavite LLC  |  Procter & Gamble  |  Samsung  |  Starbucks  |  Sysco  |  The Hershey Company*Employment with a specific company is not guaranteed.
  • Associate Brand Manager  |  Associate Marketing Manager  |  Brand Management Intern  |  Corporate Strategy Intern   |  Customer Research Manager   |  Director of Category Transformation  |  Finance Leadership Development Program Intern  |  Finance MBA Development Program Intern   |  Financial Analyst   |  Financial Planning & Reporting Intern   |  Marketing Automation Intern  |  MBA Finance Intern  |  MBA Marketing Intern  |  MBA Summer Finance Intern   |  Operations Intern   |  Product Planning & Quality   |  Senior Finance Analyst  |  Strategic Sourcing Intern  |  Supply Chain Intern  |  Sustainability Consultant*Employment within a specific job function or title is not guaranteed.

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