In the retail and consumer sector, Q1 2016 deal activity fell below expectations. Both deal volume and value decreased in the sector during the quarter compared to Q4 2015 and Q1 2015. The decline from Q1 2015 was mostly driven by The Kraft Heinz Company merger for $53.1 billion in Q1 2015, the largest deal in the sector's history.
This supplement to our In depth on leases highlights areas that could create challenges for retail & consumer companies.
In a world where mercurial shoppers are easily bored and yesterday’s new invention is already obsolete, retailers are racing to stay relevant with consumers. Explore PwC’s US Total Retail 2016 survey findings to uncover how retailers can compete in the race for relevance.
This edition provides an update on considerations for identifying asset groups when assessing long-lived assets for impairment.
This publication provides an analysis of SEC comment letters issued to registrants across the Retail & Consumer industry. We hope you find this latest edition of our annual publication of SEC comment letter trends to be a useful reference tool.
The US Retail & Consumer sector experienced a strong third quarter in 2015 for M&A activity, which was driven by 11 mega deals (deals with a value of over $1 billion), worth $39.7 billion.
For the first half of 2015, consumer sentiment ended on a positive note as consumers continue to voice the largest and most sustained increase in economic optimism since 2004. However, the economy had mixed results due to temporary and technical factors. R&C IPO activity rebounded from a previously slow quarter, with eight IPOs for the period.
This edition provides an update on the FASB’s simplification initiative, the new revenue standard, leasing, and omnichannel financial reporting.
This edition of PwC’s Retail and Consumer Insights series focuses on the financial performance of consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies in 2014. In this report, we discuss how the economy impacted retailers and CPG manufacturers, and provide detailed financial benchmark analyses.
Join us for an expanded discussion on the specific impacts the new revenue recognition standard will have on Retail & Consumer Companies and download our R&C Industry Supplement.