Industry Reports

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.  
Published on: 12/19/2019
Steady wage growth and historically low unemployment have supported industry dynamics such as pet humanization, rising pet ownership, and expanding insurance coverage, garnering significant industry tailwinds and subsequent merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities.
Published on: 11/04/2019
The E-Commerce & Internet Retailing industry has continued to experience heightened demand, supported by increased internet penetration, steady consumer confidence, and a continuous gravitation towards the ease and efficiency of online shopping.
Published on: 10/29/2019
Food delivery service providers and innovations in technology have caused tectonic shifts in the Foodservice industry and restaurant operators are finding that they must respond to these disruptive forces or risk losing relevancy in the changing landscape.
Published on: 10/18/2019
Private equity (PE) groups, strapped with dry powder, have proliferated fundraising efforts to capitalize on the premium returns achievable in this robust leveraged buyout (LBO) environment. High-growth brands that generate significant revenue through e-commerce sales channels and can effectively mitigate the adverse effects of seasonality are poised to garner attraction from consumer-focused PE groups.
Published on: 09/23/2019
As consumer preferences continue to shift towards eco-conscious products, companies creating natural-based personal care products have flourished. Macroeconomic indicators continue to propel M&A growth in the Person Care industry.
Published on: 09/05/2019
Strong macroeconomic tailwinds have maintained robust M&A activity in the Juvenile Products industry heading into the holiday season. The report includes: merger & acquisition activity, buyer breakdown, and a segment highlight on the Connected Toys market.  
Published on: 08/19/2019
With 84 transactions year-to-date, merger and acquisition activity has been strong as buyers remain attentive to both provocative high-growth concepts with strong upside potential and established underperforming chains that can be acquired at a discount and reintroduced to the market.
Published on: 07/29/2019
Capstone Headwaters has published its Q3 Pet & Animal Care Executive Summary which discusses industry trends and drivers, merger and acquisition activity, and active segments in the market, such as Veterinary & Health Services and CBD Pet Products. To learn more about the Capstone Headwaters’ Pet & Animal Care practice, please contact Tom Elliott.

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