Wednesday, April 3, 2019

‘Smaller scale’ retail M&A deals replace megadeals of years past

Chain Store Age
Mergers and acquisitions activity by retail and CPG companies is undergoing a significant shift as retailers focus on acquiring capabilities that enhance efficiency and agility rather than building economies of scale.

That’s according to a new report, “Fortifying Before the Storm,” from consulting firm A.T. Kearney, which predicts that, in 2019, smaller scale, strategic M&As will replace the megadeals of recent years. . . . more