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Kerr, William R.;O''Connor, Daniel;Schwalb, Nathaniel
In 2019, the retail and consumer product industries were undergoing a generational transformation. The consumer sector had gone through two other generational shifts in the past 50 years. During each shift, many legacy businesses lost share or outright failed. The businesses that survived and thrived had to grow new business models and competencies, while managing their pre-existing operations. The note explains the major transformations occurring to the global consumer sector in 2019 and how leaders reacted.