The Barometer Issue: One year on… you report back on your progress

In 2017, TWM visited several tissue mills around the world, including sites in Scandinavia, Italy and Canada for the magazine’s Country and Regional Reports. Here, we revisit a few mills who have been in the headlines since to see what has changed. A TWM report. CANADA - Cascades PRO The past few years has seen the emergence of Cascades PRO as a new global...

The retailer’s power: a major buyer’s view on market developments

While larger sizes or club packs are growing across all segments due to e-commerce, the American market is also seeing a steady increase in private label products with premium branded quality across  channels. Below is an extra from Patrick Boateng’s interview for TWM’s “Focus Report:USA” supplement magazine. FR/1: What trends are you seeing in the...

Today’s retail realities – what does it take to compete?

Shoppers’ expectations today are sky high. With a revolution in retail well underway, the industry needs to inspire and uplift … to redefine the consumer experience. By Patrick Boateng, leader, global sourcing, The Kroger Co. At Tissue World Miami in March, The Kroger Co’s Patrick Boateng discussed the key drivers that have created a revolution in...

What’s in store: 2018 and beyond

“Attention is the scarce commodity. The way that we captured it was by doing something new and innovative that has real value for the customer.” Jeff Bezos, American technology entrepreneur and founder of online retail giant Amazon FMCG retail growth appears to be slowing over the long term. But even in a mature market, there is growth and that growth...

Is distribution the main challenge for tissue e-commerce?

The tissue online business is rather limited for the consumer segment and follows the on-line business of groceries. Relatively taken e-commerce is much more common for the AfH sector. Due to the important role of retailers and distributors, distribution in e-commerce is much less of a challenge for the tissue producers than one would think. How is the tissue...

Project Survey 2017 / 2018

2017 has seen an increase in tissue projects compared to the same time a year earlier. TWM’s annual survey charts all new capacity being added, ordered or in final planning stages during 2017-2018. The survey is interested in projects that will increase tissue capacity – the numerous smaller rebuilds around the world that won’t impact capacity...

Overcapacity – Promotions – Private Label – Population – Prices – Energy – Income – Automation – Added Value – Growth – M&A – Sustainability

By TWM Senior Editor, Helen Morris Sacrifice short term profitability for long term opportunity – the increasing dilemma? TWM asked industry experts around the world to access the state of the industry as the search for ‘growth frontiers’ gets ever more competitive. Svetlana Uduslivaia, head of tissue & hygiene industry,...

Delivery economy – centre store online?

The retail sector is going through a transition. Everything can be purchased by a click of a mouse, or a swipe on an app, and get delivered to your doorstep, including tissue and hygiene products. Major retailers, including Walmart and Target, are fighting against stagnant retail store sales. Based on reports by CNN, there have been 5,300 retail store...

The Barometer Issue: One year on… you report back on your progress

By Helen Morris, Senior Editor, Tissue World Magazine In 2016, TWM visited a number of tissue mills from around the world – in Vietnam, Egypt, Jordan, the US Northeast, Colombia and India – for the magazine’s Country Reports. Here, we revisit a selection to see what has changed. VIETNAM Jan/Feb 2016: Saigon Paper Saigon Paper (SGP) has been consistently...

Multi-solutions for multi-shoppers

Product positioning, choosing a loud and clear way to communicate a product’s attributes, inspiring and educating shoppers: Fernanda Accorsi, founder of F.A. Retail, talks to TWM about changing retail trends We do not wear the same look every day, and actually, we wear totally different styles during the day according to the situation: we get dressed...

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