Major North American Specialty Apparel Retailer

Situation: Canadian operations had begun to decline compared to the US operations, despite having been the most profitable division for the retailer Prevailing hypotheses of the management team was that they had opened too many stores and were cannibalizing their business Engagement: Conducted a review of retail store performance for each individual store, including category […]

Global Fashion Brand

Situation: Global fashion brand with $500MM in US sales 5 CEOs in 5 years. We were retained by the incoming CEO to undertake a complete review of the business and recommend a plan for turning around the business Engagement: Our analysis included a thorough review of: Market & competitive positioning Customer feedback A review of […]

Chapter 11 Textile Company

Situation: One of the largest manufacturers of textiles in the US Company had entered Chapter 11, fired their CEO and was sitting on significant unsold inventory Turnaround executive had been hired as CEO by breditors Engagement: Retained to identify opportunities to build a plan to exit Chapter 11 We undertook an analysis of market trends […]

Apparel Retailer

Situation: Canadian division of US retailer was experiencing declining sales and margin performance Engagement: Undertook an analysis of the market and competition Undertook primary consumer research with customers, lapsed customers and non-customers to understand the retailer vs. competition from a consumer perspective Interviewed key retail personnel Analyzed store level data to understand impact of store […]

Hospitality Division of Media Company

Situation: Our client was distant number 2 in the market, experiencing slow decline in the business and a continuing loss from operations Engagement: Retained to identify opportunities to capture market share and improve profitability Undertook research with client’s customers, end consumers and hotel operators to understand market trends and customer pain points Repositioned our client’s […]