• Service: Tax, R&D Incentives, Advisory, Management Consulting, Business Performance Services, Business Intelligence & Analytics, Risk Consulting, Climate Change & Sustainability Services
  • Industry: Agribusiness, Automotive, Building materials, Food, Drink & Consumer Products, Retail, Transport & Logistics, Telecommunications
  • Type: Business and industry issue
  • Date: 30/04/2013


The latest consumer markets industry developments and associated risks to help senior executives make clear and informed decisions.

ViewPoint - May 2013 

Increasingly, consumer markets organisations are transforming their business operations, their supply chains and their go to market strategies to redefine more competitive businesses models in their sectors. Businesses are also digging deeper into their business data to discover new efficiencies and find competitive advantage. Lean and innovative companies are leading the way in ongoing challenging environments.
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This edition of ViewPoint discusses ethical sourcing, R&D incentives, data analytics, pricing strategies and manufacturing within the consumer markets sector.


Key insights

  • Ethical sourcing has found its feet in the corporate responsibility agenda of most major organisations.
  • The State of the Industry 2012 report confirms that Australia's food manufacturing and processing industry continues to shrink in the face of unfavourable economic and market conditions.
  • Many agribusiness and food & beverage organisations may be missing out on substantial benefits under the revised research and development (R&D) Tax Incentive scheme.
  • Despite substantial investments in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platforms many organisations overlook the opportunity to leverage the data in collected to enhance decision making.
  • Pricing strategies: when market share and volume growth might just be the wrong answer.

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