Kline Helps Companies Grow and Improve their Businesses in the Fast-paced Consumer Products industry

Kline is a leading expert in the consumer products industry, with deep knowledge of the challenges and opportunities for CPG companies. Our dedicated global CPG team is well versed in critical business issues affecting key sectors including food and beverage, personal care, consumer durables, household products, and fashion and luxury. We leverage our industry expertise across our global organization to work with our clients on brand, category, channel, customer, and country initiatives. Companies in this dynamic and intensely competitive industry look to Kline for solutions to meet the challenges of developed and developing markets, cost pressures, changing consumer demands, consolidating retail environments, new product innovation, and growth that is profitable and sustainable.

Kline looks beyond the white space to identify opportunities and uncover obstacles that hinder a firm’s ability to win. Whether the challenge is to revitalize an existing business or determine the best options for growth, Kline has the underlying consumer products industry expertise and proven processes to help our clients gain competitive advantage and succeed.


Kline Understands the Unique Dynamic Challenges of Consumer Products

Companies in the dynamic consumer products industry face intense competition and unique challenges in the global economy. They look to Kline’s experts for solutions to a wide range of issues including:

  • Different approaches needed in developed and developing markets
  • Adjusting models to overcome cost pressures
  • Adapting rapidly to changing consumer demands
  • Gaining leverage in consolidating retail environments
  • Innovating as product life cycles get shorter
  • Generating growth that’s profitable and sustainable in mature markets


Consumer Products Expertise Coupled with Targeted Service Solutions Help You Win

Kline has deep knowledge of what it takes to gain competitive advantage in the fast-paced world of consumer products. We leverage our industry expertise across our global organization and apply targeted service solutions to work with clients on brand, category, channel, customer, and country initiatives. Our service solutions include:

  • Business Growth: Evaluate attractiveness of options that provide greatest chance of winning with rapid, sustainable, and profitable growth
  • Innovation: Help optimize approach to achieve greater innovation and more effective spend
  • M&A Advisory: Leverage our deep industry knowledge and transaction support services to uncover candidates and perform due diligence
  • Manufacturing Competitiveness: Draw upon our robust cost benchmarking to improve gross margins and to support physical asset decisions
  • Market Entry: Help clients expand into business adjacencies or entirely new markets and regions to deliver top-line growth
  • Pricing & Margin Management: Utilize robust quantitative research to evaluate pricing options and related profit pools to increase margin significantly

Kline’s Consumer Products practice focuses on these key sectors:

  • Food and Beverage
  • Personal Care
  • Consumer Durables
  • Household Products
  • Fashion and Luxury