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The CPG Guys

Season 1

May 25, 2024

Consumer 360 Recap with NielsenIQ's Liz Buchanan

The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Liz Buchanan, President, North America at NielsenIQ, the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and ful...

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May 22, 2024

The Full View with NielsenIQ's Kim Cox

The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Kim Cox, Managing Director for North America eCommerce at NielsenIQ, the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying ...

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May 18, 2024

Retail Media Audiences with DGMN's Molly Hjelm, PepsiCo's Cely Moreno…

The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Molly Hjelm, Head of Ad Sales at Dollar General Media Network, Cely Moreno-Mosier, Sr Director of Omnichannel Marketing & Retail Media Partnerships at Pepsico & Ellen Mulryan, Sr Dir...

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April 26, 2024

Brand Revival with Eagle Foods' Cindy Blum

The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Cindy Blum, Vice President of Marketing at Eagle Family Foods, a leading producer and marketer of canned sweetened condensed milk and evaporated milk products which also branched i...

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April 24, 2024

Wh-The-Tech with Nestlé Purina's Padma Hari & Maesa's Oshiya Savur

In this episode, the CPG Guys speak with Padma Hari, Chief Digital Officer at Nestlé Purina & Oshiya Savur, Chief Brand & Marketing Officer at Maesa. Both co-host the "Wh-The-Tech" podcast. Subscribe to the "Wh-The-Tech" podc...

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April 20, 2024

Cookieless Identity Resolution with Bridg’s Neil Murphy

The CPG Guys are joined for this episode by Neil Murphy, Chief Revenue Officer at Bridg, a data and audience platform built exclusively for brick and mortar retailers and their CPG partners that powers retail media success. T...

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April 17, 2024

Q1 2024 State of the Industry with Sri & PVSB

Sri & PVSB use this episode to riff on the state of the omnichannel industry and current topics: What's the latest perspective on retail media with a new name for The Dome depot media? It just doesn’t slow down, does …

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April 13, 2024

Modernizing In-Store Marketing With Grocery TV’s Marlow Nickell

In this episode, the CPG Guys speak with Marlow Nickell, Co-Founder & CEO of Grocery TV, an in-store retail media network with over 21,000 displays in grocery stores across the U.S. and over 200 retail partners. Retailers par...

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April 10, 2024

Media & Merchandising Integration with Roundel’s Matt Drzewicki

In this episode, the CPG Guys speak with Matt Drzewicki, Vice President of Partner Solutions at Roundel, the retail media arm of Target Corporation. Follow Matt Drzewicki on LinkedIn at:

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April 6, 2024

Retail Media Operations with iOPEX’s Naga Chakavarthy and Aperiam Ve…

In this episode, the CPG Guys spoke with Naga Chakravarthy, CDO of iOPEX and their partner Joe Zawadzki, general partner at AperiamVventures. This episode is sponsored by iOPEX Follow Naga on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin...

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April 1, 2024

Standardization & Transparency in Retail Media with CVS Health's Parb…

In this episode, the CPG Guys spoke with Parbinder Dhariwal, VP/CM of CVS Media Exchange, the Retail Media arm of CVS Health. This conversation transpired at RampUp, the data collaboration conference hosted by LiveRamp. Follo...

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March 30, 2024

Modern Trade Promotion Management With Vividly's Nikki McNeil

The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Nikki McNeil, the co-founder of Vividly to discuss a more modern approach to one of the thorniest issues facing the CPG industry today - trade spend management. Vividly's solution h...

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March 27, 2024

The Fundamentals of eCommerce with Jelmar's Valeria Shumaker

The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Valeria Shumaker, Director of eCommerce at Jelmar LLC, manufacturer of CLR & Tarn-X brands. Follow Valeria Shumaker on LinkedIn at: Follo...

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March 25, 2024

Shoptalk 2024 Recap

The CPG Guys are joined by Justin Honaman, Host of the ContentCast podcast and Head of Worldwide CPG & Retail Go-To-Market at Amazon Web Services as they recap the key themes discussed at the 2024 Shoptalk Conference which to...

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March 20, 2024

Disruptive Retail Media with Hy-Vee's Kayla Winstead

The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Kayla Winstead, VP of Retail Media at Hy-Vee, the Iowa-based grocery retailer with over 280 large-format grocery stores in 8 states. Hy-Vee's Retail Media Platform in known as Red Me...

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March 16, 2024

Talking Technology with FMI's Doug Baker

The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by DOug Baker, VP of Industry Relations at the Food Marketing Institute. As the food industry association, FMI works with and on behalf of the entire industry to advance a safer, health...

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March 13, 2024

Affordable Last Mile Groceries Delivery with Buncha's Bharat Pulgam

The CPG Guys are joined in this episodee by Bharat Pulgam, Founder & CEO of Buncha, a last-mile technology company that uses W2 shoppers and refrigerated vehicles to provide best in class service. With a unique batching syste...

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March 9, 2024

Command Your Brand with PriceSpider’s Brett Banner & Rae Guimond

We are partnering on today’s episode with Pricespider, who helps the world’s brands, big and small, to enrich the consumer journey and build long-lasting relationships with their shoppers, resulting in more revenue and higher...

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March 6, 2024

Experiential Media with Recess’ Jack Shannon

The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by Jack Shannon - co founder and CEO of, a brand activation platform focused on omnichannel sampling. This episode is sponsored by Recess. Follow Jack on LinkedIn at: https://...

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Feb. 28, 2024

Using Science to Do Good with Consumer Reports’ Former Chief Scientif…

The CPG Guys are joined in this episode by James H. Dickerson, PhD, former Chief Scientific Officer at Consumer Reports. Follow James on LinkedIn at: James answers these ques...

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Feb. 24, 2024

The Power of Clean Rooms As An Identity Solution with LiveRamp's Dani…

The CPG Guys welcome Daniella Harkins from LiveRamp to discuss the clean room revolution in identity - for both company-company and internal data connectivity. We specifically focus on LiveRamp's recent acquisition of clean ...

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Feb. 17, 2024

Serial Entrepreneurism with Happy’s Craig Dubitsky

The CPG Guys are joined by Craig Dubitsky, a serial entrepreneur who created Eis Lip Blam, Hello oral care products and now happy Coffee (along with actor Robert Downey Jr.) Follow Craig on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.c...

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Feb. 9, 2024

Retail Media Trends Survey with P2PI's Cyndi Loza

The CPG Guys welcome Cyndi Loza, Managing Editor - Member Content at Path to Purchase Institute, which offers consumer product marketing executives and brandmanagers a holistic, 360-degree view of the shopper journey. Follow ...

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Feb. 3, 2024

Omnichannel Leadership with Cornell's Dan Hooker & Karan Girotra and …

The CPG Guys were joined for this episode by Karan Girotra, the Charles H. Dyson Family Professor of Management at Cornell University's SC Johnson School of Business, Dan Hooker, Senior Lecturer & Executive Education Program ...

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