BMW Startup Garage, The Unilever Foundry, Diageo Technology Ventues—what they all have in common.
The Brazilian private investment fund 3G that already owns Budweiser, Burger King and Heinz since 2013, will acquire Kraft Foods in a deal managed and backed by the American billionaire Waren Buffet's holding company Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
This figure has been gradually decreasing since February 2012—from 37%.
And they are: Apple, Lego and Twitter respectively.
Among the top three threads for business growth, CEOs named state over-regulation (78%), lack of specialists with key skills (73%) and government fiscal policy towards budget deficit (72%), followed by geopolitical uncertainty (72%), increasing taxes (70%), and lack of cyber security (61%).
Interestingly, many successful consumer brands such as PepsiCo, Nike, Facebook, McDonald's or Unilever are absent from the ranking.
The international consulting firm BCG has researched and measured the impact of the whole mobile Internet industry in the so-called EU5 countries: Germany, France, the UK, Italy, and Spain.
The CPG industry business models change in favour of online sales with the aim to increase ROI from this channel.