COVID-19: Consumer Insights, New Normal Trends & Investment Implications
Harris Williams and L.E.K. Consulting recently collaborated on a webinar entitled COVID-19: Consumer Insights, New Normal Trends & Investment Implications.
- Food and Beverage
- Vitamins, Minerals and Supplements
- Beauty and Personal Care
Tim Alexander, a managing director in the Harris Williams Consumer Group, highlights some of the most noteworthy trends: “Across categories, the direct-to-consumer channel has picked up volume lost by brick-and-mortar retail. We’re also seeing a drop in the spending power of the middle class. That’s putting pressure on mid-priced retailers, and accelerating private label growth.”
Harris Williams and L.E.K. Consulting professionals also discussed the M&A implications of these shifts, including the most attractive investment themes and the areas of buyer diligence that matter most today:
For more insights on COVID-19’s impact on the M&A market, click here.
Published May 2020