Consumer Goods

We are a team of people first and consultants second and enjoy building relationships with individuals from right across the spectrum of consumer goods – from insurgent manufacturers of breakthrough consumer brands to established world leaders looking to disrupt their industries.

Our in-depth knowledge from working with producers and manufactures at one end of the spectrum, and with retailers and leisure operators at the other, gives us a unique perspective on how to drive a step change in growth and performance.

The combination of our experience, passion and personal commitment, enables us to build winning partnerships with our clients to make decisive change across a set of critical issues as varied as the products in the sector:

  • Overall business growth and competitive positioning
  • Brand and portfolio development
  • Maximizing the potential from private label
  • Harnessing the potential of digital technology in sales and marketing
  • Geographic and channel expansion
  • Route to market and channel strategies
  • Rethinking commercial functions and sales force effectiveness
  • Maximizing the value from customer partnerships with the retail and wholesale trade including category management and commercial terms
  • Acquisition, synergy evaluation, integration and divestment
  • Strategic organization design and change

To find out more, speak with one of our experts.

Our experience and personal commitment to clients – whether they are hungry and ambitious new start-ups or established world leaders – guides our work on critical issues

Our thinking

24 Mart 2020 Salı

The meat of the matter

It’s no secret that in the past few years the meat free industry has experienced a huge boom as consumer attitudes have continued to drive increased demand for meat substitutes and meat free products

11 Aralık 2019 Çarşamba

Transform or bust

FMCG market leaders cannot tweak their way out of revenue tight spots

2 Ekim 2019 Çarşamba

The economic fog

As currency-driven input inflation and rising labour costs continue to squeeze margins, the prolonged run-up to Brexit is weighing heavily on food and soft drink producers

6 Temmuz 2019 Cumartesi

Reaping the rewards

The Global 50 report is our annual snapshot of the world’s 50 largest FMCG businesses. Now in its 17th year, it is the go-to source for the statistics and big themes that shape the sector

12 Haziran 2019 Çarşamba

Binning the packaging problem

From Planet Earth imagery of sea turtles, to dire UN reports on climate change, the pressure on consumer companies to drive industry change in packaging has been rising relentlessly

4 Haziran 2019 Salı

Getting a taste for success

Consumer goods companies are right to embrace the trends such as health, indulgence and convenience that currently underpin product development in food and drink. But being topical doesn’t mean you’re always doing the right thing

30 Mayıs 2019 Perşembe

Rethinking CPG revenue growth management: A 21st century approach

A quick scan of the business pages will tell any consumer goods executive something they already know: consumer goods companies are trading within a context that is new, different and challenging

21 Ocak 2019 Pazartesi

A generation without borders

As the newest generation emerges onto the consumer landscape, myth and misconception dominates the discourse about Generation Z. Will they kill the high street or save the environment? Will they ever look up from their phones?

14 Ocak 2019 Pazartesi

Revisit the Dragons' den

Following heightened economic and geopolitical uncertainties from the trade war and corresponding RMB depreciation, concerns over the strength of domestic demand and China’s FMCG market outlook are rising as momentum in both private consumption and investment has weakened

30 Ekim 2018 Salı

On the edge

With inflation in raw materials and rising labour costs squeezing margins, the anticipatory impact of Brexit is already being felt large across the UK food and drink industry as shown in our 2018 OC&C Food and Drink Top 150 report

23 Ekim 2018 Salı

Bridging the trust gap

After a three-year slowdown in 2013-2015, the China luxury market is back on a solid growth trajectory

7 Ağustos 2018 Salı

Go social

Engagement has been the watchword of forward thinking marketeers when it comes to promoting a brand through social media

12 Temmuz 2018 Perşembe

Action stations

The Global 50 report is our annual snapshot of the world’s 50 largest FMCG businesses. Now in its 16th year, it is the go-to source for the statistics and big themes that shape the sector

5 Mart 2018 Pazartesi

The talking shop

Rapid consumer adoption of smart speakers, combined with a growing tendency to use such devices for shopping, suggests that voice commerce (voice-based eCommerce) will be the next major disruptive force in retail

1 Şubat 2018 Perşembe

Unmasking the secrets of Chinese beauty

A peek into China’s skincare consumption trends and winning tips to thrive in the world’s largest skincare market

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