Jim Jakala is Director of U.S. Client Services at Advantage Group International, the leading global provider of Collaboration Benchmarking solutions for the Consumer Packaged Goods industry. Jim has over 20-years of business intelligence and CPG/retail experience having worked at GfK, Market Track, InContext Solutions, Topco Associates and Daymon Worldwide. Based in Chicago, Jim has a B.S. in Marketing from Illinois State University and M.B.A. from Loyola University of Chicago.
CONFERENCE OPENING GENERAL SESSION
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
Why Collaboration Matters and What Makes a Retailer and Supplier Best in Class?
If you believe collaboration leads to better business relationships and improved business results, then this is the session for you!
- Review the results of Advantage Group International’s 2016 U.S. industry study which includes insights from over 3,000 retail and CPG professionals
- Discover what the Top 10 Priorities are for retailers and suppliers
- Understand how to become a best in class trading partner
- Participate in a panel discussion on why collaboration leads to better business results including real world examples