CONSUMER PRODUCTS AND RETAIL CONSULTING
The consumer products and retail industries are converging as the digital transformation changes the way companies go-to-market. Our consumer products and retail consulting practice leverages our strategy and technology experts to help your company transition into the future.
How We Help Clients
Strategy & Innovation
Enabling innovation and strategy through practical industry experience and break-through ideas, Clarkston Consulting helps consumer products companies transform how they think about innovation and inspire action. We create value for our clients through the development and commercialization of new ideas in an increasingly competitive market environment.
Sales & Marketing
Clarkston Consulting advises our consumer products clients on methods to increase revenue and profitability measures across brand, shopper and trade marketing functions. We also support the development of sophisticated pricing, promotion and assortment strategies, with a focus on company and retail customer profitability.
Consumer products companies are re-evaluating their supply chain processes in consideration of an evolving retail market, the rise of direct to consumer channels and the growing impact of e-commerce. Clarkston Consulting helps our clients manage implicit trade-offs between customer service, inventory and cost, allowing the supply chain to enable growth and advantage.
Quality & Regulatory
Navigating an increasingly regulated environment and developing FDA compliant processes and systems is a common challenge for our consumer products clients. At Clarkston Consulting, we help simplify the complexities of the regulatory environment and drive our clients to set a strategy which looks past compliance to optimization.
SAP & Technology
The ability to integrate planning across businesses, manage supply and demand and maximize profitability is powered by enabling technologies. With over 25 years of project management, functional and technical experience, our team at Clarkston Consulting helps our consumer products clients maximize their investments in SAP and unlock true business value.
Through effective program management, cross-functional alignment, change management, integration, and operational efficiency, we work with our clients to build upon their core strengths and step boldly into the future. At Clarkston Consulting, we help our consumer products clients build upon the depth of their process knowledge and the power of their enabling technologies.
Interested in Clarkston Consulting’s Consumer Products services?
Consumer Product Experts
Our entire company is designed around our industry expertise.
We’re happy to connect you with just a few of our consumer products professionals who will help solve your problems.
One thing we know for sure, no two consumer products companies are the same. Different sectors encounter different problems. Our organization is structured to leverage our experience and training in order to solve your sector-specific needs.
Fast Moving Consumer Goods
Fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) companies usually don’t have time to slow down to implement change. Working with Clarkston Consulting, you won’t have to decelerate while you innovate.
Food & Beverage
Very few sectors need to innovate as rapidly as food and beverage. With Clarkston Consulting as your business advisor, we can guide your organization from product discovery through new product launch.
Health & Beauty
While many health and beauty companies are marketing-driven, operational excellence should never be overlooked. We’ll help you improve your speed and agility in responding to consumers, while still executing flawlessly.
We understand specialty retailers are different from grocery or big box stores. But, you still need to keep up with your competitors while margins continue to erode. Clarkston Consulting will help you devise and implement the right strategy to compete and win.
Our decades of experience in the pharmaceutical industry means we understand FDA compliance better than anyone. Our decades of experiences in the consumer goods industry means we understand that compliance can’t stop innovation. This makes us perfect advisors for that intersection of consumer healthcare companies.
Distribution has its unique challenges depending on the companies you service. From cold chain to three-tiered distribution, we understand how the distribution business works in consumer goods and can lead you in a winning direction.