Retail

Expertise across the entire retail sector

Ankura’s retail team has extensive experience advising companies through the entire retail sector.

Retail is perpetually changing and requiring retailers to adapt and innovate to stay competitive in a globalized economy. The industry shift to all-channel commerce has redefined the industry and supply chain. Retailers must be agile and pivot from traditional models to hybrid models and immersive customer experiences to remain competitive.

As this transformation continues, retailers are looking for ways to streamline operations, optimize footprints, rationalize costs, and preserve operating margins. Our retail professionals have the industry insight and on-hand experience to assist companies in understanding and navigating retail’s challenging and continuously evolving landscape:

  • Four-wall store analysis
  • Inbound and outbound freight optimization
  • Warehouse and distribution cost reduction and optimization
  • Customer service strategies to drive growth and optimize costs
  • Labor strategies to rapidly remove costs from all areas of the supply chain
  • Negotiations with supply chain vendors
  • Store rationalization initiatives
  • Landlord negotiations
  • Creditor negotiations and balance sheet restructuring
  • Contract and lease review and rationalization
  • Working capital and treasury management
  • Strategic business planning and forecasting
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Adrian Frankum
Senior Managing Director
Stephen Marotta
Senior Managing Director
Kasey Rosado
Kasey Rosado
Senior Managing Director
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