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Consumer Business

A number of trends are converging to create unprecedented challenges for consumer business companies. Each one of these trends is significant, but the fact that they are increasingly interrelated makes the challenges for executives even more complex. These trends include:

  • Dramatic growth in emerging markets; slowing growth in developed markets
  • A focus on cost-cutting, liquidity, international growth, and diversification
  • More mobile and more mobile and cost-conscious consumers who are empowered by technology
  • A sharper focus on the responsible sourcing of materials, commodity cost volatility, and sustainability
  • Increased regulatory pressures which have a growing impact on business strategy

Today’s environment requires consumer business companies to understand and anticipate changing consumer behaviours and trends in order to respond rapidly with relevant products, services and solutions.

To do that, they must address a myriad of questions – exactly how are consumers' needs changing? How keep customers loyal and win new ones? How adapt sourcing strategies for affordability, sustainability, and security of supply?

Our Swiss Consumer Business practice, combined with more than 10,000 professionals globally across 153 countries, provides multi-disciplinary, industry specific solutions which address the major issues facing our Consumer Business clients in the following subsectors:

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Howard da Silva
Industry Leader Consumer Business
   

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