Retail and Wholesale sector

Strategic objectives for retailers

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Retailing today is more complex and competitive than ever before - profit margins and like-for-like sales are being squeezed across mature domestic markets, international boundaries are shrinking, supply chains are getting longer, routes to market are evolving, consumer dynamics are constantly changing and the regulatory burden is intensifying.

Practical solutions to complex issues require deep industry knowledge and an understanding of operational processes, technology issues, and regulation.

EY’s specialists work with many of the world’s leading retailers in addressing their key strategic challenges. We facilitate development of your operational model, increase of store efficiency and personnel motivation, optimize business processes, information and merchandise flow. We can help you get the most out of transactions and increase the profitability of your brands. We support you in driving down costs while improving productivity, to help you build a business that’s sustainable in the long term. And we assist you in managing risks and making the most of opportunities in today’s emerging markets.

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