KPMG's Consumer Markets practice is a network of experienced professionals based in member firms around the world.
The practice encompasses food, drink, tobacco, apparel, consumer durables and fast moving consumer goods (FMCG), as well as luxury goods.
Our aim is to help our firms' clients make the most of the challenges and opportunities presented by a constantly changing business environment.We offer a number of services to help our clients address the issues facing their industry, in the key areas of governance, performance and growth.
These issues include:
- reporting and regulation
- corporate governance and stakeholder expectations
- sustainability and the environment
- business operating model structure
- managing operational efficiency
- supply chain management
- innovation and R&D
- market entry and expansion
- consumer trends
- private label
- private equity investment.
Consumer Currents (Issue 14)
This issue of ConsumerCurrents examines the battle for manufacturers to maintain margins in an era of rising customer buying power, why the most successful retailers are increasing their investment in their people, what it takes to deliver on the multi-channel promise and how new FDI legislation in India will impact foreign retailers.
Turning global risk into opportunity
This report examines the findings of a survey of 350 senior finance executives from consumer markets companies around the world, highlighting the strategies finance leaders are using to help their businesses navigate turbulent environments and achieve growth. Featuring interviews with finance executives from leading consumer markets companies, the report sheds light on the issues and trends impacting key decision-makers in the industry.
Consumer Currents (Issue 13)
This edition examines strategies for making sense of big data, managing social media risks, a potential revival of the organic food industry, and the state of the consumer sector in the CIVETS.
Global M&A in Consumer Markets
This collection of interviews covering consumer markets M&A activity in 23 countries, describes a global recovery proceeding by fits and starts but with an underlying drive that has promise for the future.