Listening to Dr. Jan C. Fransoo at the Logistic Summit and Expo in Mexico City. The Professor of Operations Management and Logistics is also Dean of the Graduate School in Eindhoven. While many consumer products leaders think of retail with a modern trade bias of hyperstores, large retail formats and super stores, in Mexico the market share of the mom-and-pop is 48%. Dr. Fransoo's research supports that it is not going to change any time soon. For the consumer packaged goods companies, he forecasts big opportunities in the traditional channel.
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