Consumer

We help brands innovate products consumers want - where, when, why and how they want them

It hasn't been an easy road for many consumer companies over the last few years: a challenging growth environment, an evolving consumer, and profound retail and digital shifts have upended some of the biggest players in the industry. Meanwhile, more nimble competitors have responded by developing differentiated offerings and taking market share as a result. This highly competitive environment is challenging companies to find new ways to discover, create, make and sell products - better, faster and cheaper.

Our Clients

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Consumer Goods Manufacturers

Our clients include brands in food and beverage, health and wellness, toys, personal care, household, and pet products.

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Retail

We work with retailers in fashion, apparel, footwear and accessories; hardline and appliances; automotive and general merchandise.

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Grocery, Drug & Convenience

We work with clients in grocery, drug, convenience and mass.

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Quick Service Restaurants & Casual Dining

Our clients include quick service restaurants, casual dining and food services.

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Apparel & Footwear Manufacturers

We work with brands in fashion, apparel, footwear and accessories manufacturing.

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Direct to Consumer Marketers

We serve online retailers, mail order/catalog, direct marketers and multi-level marketers.

Expertise

We help our consumer clients transform their end-to-end product development lifecycles to deliver top and bottom-line results – and to stay competitive in a digital world.

As industry practitioners, our work is hands-on and our knowledge is based in experience. We maintain trusted and strategic relationships with many leading consumer companies as a key partner in driving their future growth.

We do this by combining our industry expertise with leading practices in:

Business Impact

  • Growth from new products
  • Improved bottom-line performance
  • Faster speed to market
  • Better product development yield
  • Better operating expense productivity
  • Lower cost of goods
  • Reduced organizational risk

Focus Areas

Transformative Growth

Build the capabilities to discover, incubate and scale new, disruptive businesses that deliver transformative growth.

Digital Product Creation

Leverage digital assets and 3D design tools to create, make and sell product in a virtual and collaborative environment.

Advanced Analytics

Apply technologies including machine learning and voice of the customer analytics to harvest insights from data to make better innovation, design, development and sourcing decisions.

Digital Innovation & Compliance

Enable integrated, intelligent, closed loop regulatory compliance management to reduce risk and protect the brand.

Smart Connected Operations

Leverage emerging technologies to increase digitization of manufacturing and enable smarter, faster business decisions.

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)

Build on foundational PLM value and develop the infrastructure for digitizing the end-to-end product development lifecycle.

Industry Associations