|At Tissue World Americas 2014 a concise new learning experience called TRIF, the Tissue Retailers and Distributors Insight Forum, will give tissue sourcing, category and business development managers unique insight and understanding of the $80 billion tissue products category.Specifically designed for retailers and AFH distributors, the 2-day TRIF will be combined with the well-established 4-day Tissue World exhibition of vendors and high-level market, management and technical conference sessions.Multiple learning benefits come from the cross-functional value matrix at TRIF.Retail and AFH people, as well as all other players in the business, can now get complete and in-depth insight into entire tissue value chain, from fibers to consumers.Numerous benefits and deeper knowledge of both capabilities and potential can be gained. All key functions in the tissue value chain can easily meet to enable a cross-functional learning matrix of communications, cooperation and innovation to create more value.
|The cross-functional mix of attendees includes:Retailers/AFH buyers- Category Managers, Sourcing, Business Development, Facility Services, Technical, Product Innovation and Consumer Insight People.Manufacturers – Technical experts, Business Development, Sales, Marketing, Consumer Insight, Innovators.
Technology Suppliers – Technical Experts, Sales, R&D Visionaries, Innovators
Concise short course in critical timely topics
TRIF will include 4 new half-day workshops designed to rapidly bring interested retailers up to date on timely issues and opportunities. In addition, numerous manufacturers of tissue products will be exhibiting and available for ‘Fast Track’ meetings with buyers to discuss not only short-term business transactions but longer-term cooperation and development capabilities.
|A. The Plenary Forum, Speeches and Panel
|C. Brands and Private Label: What Strategies are
- New Sources of Supply in the Americas and Changes in the Supply/Demand
- Environmental Demands, Requirements, Challenges and Opportunities
- New Product Innovations both Big and Small
- Evolving Consumer/Household Needs and Trends and Implications for Tissue
- New Tissue Making and Converting Technology Approaching TAD Quality
- Potential Efficiencies to Be Gained All along the Tissue Value Supply
- In 2011 in W Europe PL Tissue had 64% volume, and in the US 26%. How
Does the Future Look?
- Will National Brands Continue to Bring Value or will PL
- Grow as it has in Europe?
- What Value do National Brands Bring to the Retailer?
- How will Newcomers Change the Market?
|B. GLOBAL TISSUE SUSTAINABILITY SUMMIT
||D. On-Line Retailing, the Next Generation and
Impact on Tissue Sales Channels
- The Current Greenpeace and WWF Positions on Tissue Products
- How Manufacturers Are Profiling Themselves to Meet Customer and Consumer
- Will Green Retailing Have Impact in the Marketplace?
- Fiber Sources: Certified? Recycled? Bamboo? What next?
- Amazon, Staples and Many Other Big Online Players are Getting More
Involved in Tissue Paper Products Sales.
- How will Traditional Retail Channels Change in the Coming Decade?
- Will Bricks and Mortar be Overtaken by PC Clicks and Home Deliveries of
Bulky Tissue Products?
Act now to learn, grow and improve your business. And yourself. To register, free of charge, contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.tissueworld.com/TRIF