CONSUMER PRODUCTS INDUSTRY
Consumer Goods Everything from food, drinks, personal care products, and small appliances is produced and sold by the industry. The manufacturers in this sector are responsible for purchasing raw materials from suppliers, processing those materials into finished goods for consumers, and marketing those goods to final consumers, distributors, retailers, and wholesalers.
The consumer economy of today is built on the consumer goods sector. It's because the sector not only contributes to the nation's gross domestic product in small amounts but also significantly finances other sectors like retail and advertising.
Some of the career paths in the consumer products industry include those in administrative support, product development, sales, manufacturing, law, and marketing. The main activities in the consumer products sector include:
- To increase revenue and profits.
- Supply chain
- Products and services
- Retailer (customer) operations