Industry Reports

Published on: 06/18/2020
Despite lowered revenues among industry players, the Personal Care space has demonstrated resilience among select segments such as do-it-yourself (DIY) products, including hair coloring and skincare solutions, which have experienced heightened year-over-year sales. 
Published on: 06/03/2020
COVID-19 has presented macroeconomic pressures not seen since the Great Financial Crisis, with the unemployment rate near historic highs at 14.7% (Bureau of Labor Statistics) and consumer confidence at its lowest level since 2014, according to the Conference Board.
Published on: 05/28/2020
During COVID-19, the sports world and Sports Technology industry have increasingly leveraged digital platforms to mitigate lost revenues brought by mandated lockdowns.
Published on: 05/12/2020
Outdoor retailers that have closed stores continue to struggle while consumers shelter in place, presenting critical e-commerce opportunities.  While public markets have experienced significant volatility, tactical & outdoor providers have fared better than general recreational products companies as of May 5th, with EBITDA multiples at 8.8x compared to 7.1x, respectively.
Published on: 02/20/2020
Spending habits of the health-conscious consumer have continued to dictate Food & Beverage market dynamics, supporting the emergence of healthy, clean-label consumer packaged food manufacturers.
Published on: 02/19/2020
Merger and Acquisition (M&A) activity in the Pet & Animal Care industry was robust in 2019, outpacing 2018 activity by approximately 17%. 
Published on: 02/12/2020
Robust consumer macroeconomic dynamics have been coupled with shifting consumer preferences toward experiential, convenient, and personalized shopping channels.
Published on: 02/04/2020
Heightened demand in the Personal Care Products & Services industry has been fueled by the proliferation of natural and organic brands, increased utilization of social media and e-commerce channels, and robust consumer confidence.  
Published on: 01/30/2020
Demand in the E-Commerce & Internet Retailing industry has been driven by heightened consumer spending, increased internet penetration, and further adoption of omnichannel retailing.
Published on: 01/06/2020
Demand in the Recreational Products industry has been driven by robust U.S. consumer spending, e-commerce sales growth, health-conscious purchasing preferences, and rising outdoor activity participation.  

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