Fierce competition, digital transformation, increasingly well-informed and powerful consumers, rapidly changing trends in supply chain, consumption and purchasing, and a continuous need for innovation - decision makers across this sector face unique challenges that demand a toolbox of specialized leadership capabilities.

Our Consumer practice brings extensive sector experience to solve these challenges, with many of our team having themselves been industry leaders at the forefront of global consumer companies or dedicated their consulting career to sector excellence.

Find out more about how we can help your organisation to succeed. 


Consumer Products / Fast Moving & Durables

Food & Beverages, Home & Personal Care, Consumer Health & Beauty, Consumer Electronics, Household Appliances, Furnishings, Toys & Games, Sports Equipment

Retail, Apparel & Luxury

Omni-channel & Pure Play Retailers: Grocery Retail, Mass Retail, Department Store Chains, Online Retail, Drug & Convenience, Specially Retail, Fashion, Sportswear, Accessories, Retail Services, Luxury Products (Fine Fragrances, Cosmetics, Jewelry, Watches)

Media, Entertainment & Publishing

Film, Home Entertainment, Television, Music, Publishing, Gaming, Marketing Communications, Online / Mobile / Broadband

Travel, Hospitality, Sport & Leisure

Food Service, Restaurants & Catering, Health & Fitness, Hotels & Resorts, Amusement and Theme Parks, Gaming (Casino) and Amusement Business, Cruise Operators, Tour Operators, Commercial Airlines, Vacation Real Estate, Location based Entertainment


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Industry Trends: How Venture Capital is fueling Innovation in Food and big Brands step up to match pace

‘Flexitarians’ and a distrust of ‘Big Food’ are driving major changes in the food market. And venture capitalists are inserting themselves in the process. Ann Frances Kelly of Signium Germany looks at the future of food and speaks to food industry experts.

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Are Emerging Markets the last great brand opportunity?

A predilection for imported brands that signify quality means that Emerging Markets represent tremendous opportunities for established brands. But the landscape is far from uniform and great care must be taken to get it right. Signium South Africa's Auguste Coetzer and Annelize van Rensburg look at how to take advantage of what might be the last great opportunity for brands.

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As more brands take their digital marketing in-house, they need to be careful not to throw the baby out with the bathwater

More and more consumer brands are taking their digital marketing in-house and abandoning agencies. Helene Landre of Signium Belgium looks at the reasons behind this and the dangers involved as companies progress along their digital evolutionary path.

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For Challenger brands, attitude is everything. Here’s how to make sure your senior hires don’t fall into the 89% of hires that fail due to attitudinal misfit.

Business people tend to refer to 'Challenger brands’ as though they are all much the same. Far from it. Matthew Dallisson looks here at the different types of Challengers and how attitude is critical for them. Matt also explains why attitudinal fit for senior hires is crucial for these growing companies; how so many get it wrong and key questions to ask to enhance your chances of success.

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Innovation – whose job is it anyway?

David Sneesby, Managing Partner Signium UK, discusses Innovation and where the responsibility for it sits within the organisation.

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