Lisa Johnston

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Lisa Johnston is the Editor-in-Chief of CGT. She joined the brand in 2020. Her journalism background includes writing for both business and consumer audiences, specializing in technology, retail, and consumer goods. In addition to moderating panels at a number of industry events and sharing editorial expertise as a media panelist, she's served as a judge for such programs as the Consumer Technology Hall of Fame and the Jesse H. Neal Awards. Connect with her on LinkedIn or follow her on Twitter at @thatljohnston



Operational Investments: 5 CPGs Predicting the Future With Digital Twins

With benefits extending from increased collaboration to enhanced safety, more consumer goods companies are investing in digital twins, including Unilever, Mars, Coca-Cola, Kraft Heinz, and Johnson & Johnson.

Lifetime Brands, Traeger & Whole Foods Sign On As Early Adopters of AWS Supply Chain

The cloud app is designed to increase supply chain visibility by combining and analyzing data across multiple supply chain systems to provide manufacturers and retailers with real-time information. 

You’re Doing It Wrong: 3 Most Common Cloud Strategy Mistakes

Are you making these blunders when it comes to developing your cloud strategy? There’s a good chance you probably are. 

Yeti Taking Fresh Look at DTC and Omnichannel

Yeti Holdings is increasingly looking at total acquisition and retention trends as it thinks about measuring the reach of direct-to-consumer, a channel the company remains full-speed-ahead on growing.

L'Oréal Turns to NLP to Elevate Finance Insight Delivery

The technology is designed to quickly provide language and visual insights to 2,000 users around the world, enabling L'Oréal’s financial controllers to more easily identify business-driving insights. 

CPGs Say Retailers Swinging Back To Old OTIF Expectations

Retailers are returning to their pre-pandemic service expectations, according to new research from McKinsey & Co, presenting challenges for consumer goods companies navigating the inflationary environment.  

PepsiCo Building Out Pepviz Data Science Practice

Just over a year after bringing its Pepviz data science practice to retailers, PepsiCo remains bullish on its potential to add value to operators across all retail spaces. 

Tyson and Johnsonville Lay Out For Nimble Robots

The two food companies have both invested in Soft Robotics, a tech provider that marries AI, 3D vision soft grasping technology.

How Kimberly-Clark Is Modeling Its RGM Strategy Like an Innovation Pipeline

Kimberly-Clark is developing an RGM pipeline strategy that more closely resembles its approach to product innovation, as it continuously improves in-market execution. 

Get a Look at Amazon’s Newest Prime Air Delivery Drone

While all consumer goods companies are challenged by the last mile, few are taking their ambitions as high as Amazon.