Core Areas of Expertise

The team at Encore Associates has in-depth, up-to-date knowledge of key retailer and CPG strategies, procedures, operations and
systems, superior working relationships with key decision-makers at all levels (buyer through CEO), expertise across 40+ functional
areas of the industry (wall-to-wall), and a commitment to doing real work beyond advising and counseling.

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Operational 
Excellence

To provide CPG Leadership teams with executive Mentor/Coaches.  Mentors with relevant industry experience, proven category expertise, advocates for sustainable business practices and a passion for driving long term growth.

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Mergers & 
Acquisitions

To leverage a vast network of collaborative relationships and provide executive leadership in identifying and evaluating CPG Company investment opportunities, provide transition leadership, board members and continuous performance improvement mentor/coaches.

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Strategic Supply Chain &
Sourcing Services

To provide transformational Supply Chain Strategies, Operational best practices and Network Optimization. To leverage Strategic Sourcing negotiation experts to identify co-packers and produce quality, best value Private Label Food and Non Food products.

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Advancing
Women Leaders

To identify strong, inspiring women executives and support their advancement in the CPG Industry.  Increase the number of CPG Women at the CEO and Board Member positions reflecting the consumers that we serve.

Services

Encore Associates, Inc. (EAI) is a team of seasoned industry professionals who provide “as needed” advice and hands-on support for Retailers, CPG companies, and Solutions Providers. We specialize in helping these organizations achieve their unique product, strategy and personnel development objectives. We don’t just analyze and advise … we roll up our sleeves and help you get the work done.

Our industry experience, relationships, and insights help our client partners achieve greater success, more quickly and more economically than they can typically achieve on their own or with support from career consultants.

Retailers
Retailers

  • Expert “how to” advice in any functional area
  • Assistance/leadership to execute business-building projects
  • Insights on retailer operations, procedures and processes
  • Category management and pricing strategy development

Consumer Products
Consumer Products

  • HQ’s level – product sales representation
  • Preparation for new product introductions
  • Customized presentation development help
  • Targeted marketing, merchandising and operations insights
  • Retail compliance reporting systems recommendations
  • Retail coverage support recommendations
  • Introductions and appointments assistance

Personnel
Personnel

  • Executive “coach” – for a key manager working in a new assignment or being developed for additional responsibility
  • Functional experts to fill-in during key vacancies
  • Encore Roundtable of Experts: Expert eyes and minds focused on your high priority issues and needs. Half or full day analysis and feedback sessions. Regional and national perspective.

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