Consumer Products

The Consumer Products industry has undergone dramatic change in recent years. Food safety and environmental sustainability have rocketed to the top of the agenda. New systems for supply chain management and distribution, the relaxation of international trade barriers, and the growth of information technology have contributed to greater competition, overcapacity, slimmer margins, and greater customer demands.

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited and its member firms bring a unique, multi-disciplinary perspective. This approach integrates strategy, technology, finance, and regulatory compliance to help you unleash the full potential of your organization and attain profitable growth.

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Thought Leadership

The Ripple Effect Enquiry


In mid-2012, Deloitte which was recently named a Vanguard Leader, based on capabilities, by Kennedy in Supply Chain Risk Management Consulting surveyed 600 executives at manufacturing and retail companies to understand their perceptions of the impacts and causes of these risks, the actions they are taking to address them, and the continuing challenges they face. Respondents represented large and small companies in a variety of industries, and from countries around the globe, with the majority located in North America, Europe and China.

The survey’s key findings include:

  • Supply chain risk is a strategic issue.
  • Margin erosion and sudden demand changes often cause larger impacts.
  • Concern about extended value chain.
  • Supply chain risk management not normally considered effective.
  • Companies face a wide variety of challenges.
  • Many companies lack latest tools.

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UK Food and Beverage 2020


The UK Food and Beverage 2020 - A growing global appetite is the third report in the series and provides our insights on the issues, trends and challenges the industry faces in the next decade. It is based on discussions with more than 50 chief executives and senior managers at leading UK and global food and beverage companies.

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Year-end Holiday Survey 2012


The Deloitte Year-end Holiday Survey aims to shed light on consumption trends over the 2012 period, with specific reference to year-end festivities. We hope this helps you to understand some of the factors that are driving consumer decisions, and hopefully it provides some last-minute indicators to retailers.

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