Food, Drink & Consumer Goods 

Food, drink, and consumer goods companies are the foundation of the modern consumer-based economy. However, changing demographics, weakening consumer demand, volatile input and energy costs, expansion into emerging markets, outsourcing, and branding are all having an impact on today’s consumer businesses.

To help address these issues, companies are seeking ways to fine tune their supply chains, make their offerings more competitive, and discover new channels of distribution. This is where KPMG LLP can help.

The professionals in our Food, Drink, and Consumer Goods practice have extensive experience working with clients across all segments of the industry. This gives them deep knowledge and valuable insight into the business complexities our clients face.

In addition, our track record in major markets provides us with knowledge to assist our clients in recognizing opportunities and taking actions in response to industry, marketplace, and regulatory changes.

2015 Consumer Executive Survey

2015 Consumer Executive Survey

KPMG’s recent survey of 539 senior consumer executives revealed that this year’s top priority—across consumer businesses of all types, sizes and in all geographies—is clearly on expansion and top line growth.

ConsumerCurrents 19

ConsumerCurrents 19
ConsumerCurrents is published for senior executives at consumer goods companies, suppliers and wholesalers around the world. Here, topical industry issues, global trends and business planning come under the scrutiny of KPMG firms’ industry professionals. Topics in this issue of ConsumerCurrents include pricing strategy, customer loyalty, online business models and the rise of ASEAN.

An Industry Disrupted: Surviving the Change Challenge

An Industry Disrupted: Surviving the Change Challenge
This publication builds off a recent global KPMG survey which revealed that nearly all Food, Drink & Consumer Goods (FDCG) and Retail companies are undertaking some stage of active business transformation. A concerted, proactive change management approach plays a deciding roll in differentiating successful companies from the large percentage that struggle to realize both the immediate and long-term ROI of their transformation agendas. KPMG offers leading practices and tactical recommendations for managing change in a holistic, proactive and structured way.

U.S. CEO Outlook 2015

U.S. CEO Outlook 2015
KPMG’s U.S. CEO Outlook 2015 is a forward-looking examination of the next three years in business, exploring the most critical strategic issues of today and tomorrow.

KPMG Transformation Study 2015

KPMG Transformation Study 2015
The right approach for transformation starts with a clear understanding of how the transformation is supporting the strategic vision and business outcomes. However, KPMG’s research reveals that many companies embark on business transformation only to be disappointed with the actual business results and value that the effort and investment achieves. This paper explores how businesses can increase their chances of success through attention to three mutually reinforcing transformation factors.

How KPMG can help

    We offer a number of services to help our clients address the issues they face, in the key areas of growth, operations and managing risk. These issues include:


    • Shifts in consumer behavior
    • Financial management – cost management, budgeting, and forecasting and tax strategies
    • Business operating model structure
    • Integration of new technology
    • Talent management
    • Operational efficiency – supply chain management, commodity price volatility, sourcing, business intelligence
    • Innovation and R&D
    • Reporting and regulation - corporate governance and stakeholder expectations, IFRS
    • Sustainability and the environment
    • Market entry and expansion
    • Mergers and acquisitions

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    Pat Dolan

    Pat Dolan
    National Line of Business Leader Consumer Markets

    +1 (312) 665-2311

    patrickdolan@kpmg.com

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