Fast Moving Consumer Goods
FMCG companies are responsible for making most of daily use items ranging from toiletries to packaged food products . FMCG is labour intensive industry and one of the biggest employers among all the sectors .Key drivers for FMCG sector is low profit and high volumes for sustaining high revenues .Some common FMCG product categories include food and dairy products, glassware, paper products, pharmaceuticals, consumer electronics, packaged food products, plastic goods, printing and stationery, household products, photography, drinks etc.?Some of the well known FMCG companies are Sara Lee, Nestl?, Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever, Procter & Gamble, General Mills etc.
FMCG requires MBA for a variety of roles .?This industry is a stable, diverse, challenging and high profile industry providing a wide range of job categories like sales, supply chain, finance, marketing, operations, purchasing, human resources, product development, general management.?
FMCG Industry in mature markets like US is showing nominal growth and in some cases negative . But emerging market , especially BRIC nations , are showing strong signals for impressive continued growth ahead .
Interesting Companies to work for around the world :?Sara Lee, Nestl?, Reckitt Benckiser, Unilever, Procter & Gamble
Top domestic? (Indian) companies : Hindustan Unilever , Nestle , MTR among others.
FMCG ?is the fourth-largest sector in the Indian economy. It is estimated to be $ 13.1 billion crore for the previous fiscal 2007-08. The FMCG market has been exhibiting more than 10 per cent growth since 2005 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 10-12 per cent over the next few years.