At odds: Company spending and strategy in the retail and consumer products industry

PwC’s Strategy& surveyed 100 executives in the retail and consumer products industries to understand how well they align their strategy and cost agenda. Here is what they said.

Most companies’ strategies are surprisingly unclear.
Most companies’ strategies are surprisingly unclear.

A majority of companies allocate time and resources without using a strategic perspective
A majority of companies allocate time and resources without using a strategic perspective

Organizational issues make the problem harder to solve
Organizational issues make the problem harder to solve

Additional industry insights

  • Industrials
  • Tech, media and telco
  • Global companies of all sizes
Industrials

Few employees are living their company's strategy

Strategy& surveyed 410 employees in the industrial industry to understand how well the companies they worked for lived their strategy.

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TMT

Employees see room to educate on strategy

Strategy& surveyed 480 executives from companies in the technology, telecommunications, and media industries to understand how well they align their strategy and cost agenda.

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Global Companies of all sizes

Companies' spending is at odds with their own strategies

Strategy& surveyed more than 1900 executives from companies of all sizes around the world to understand how well they align their strategy and cost agenda.

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