This report is provided by BRC Associate Member, CMS


CMS’s annual report that explores upcoming trends and obstacles facing the Consumer and Retail sector.

Consumer brands and retailers are moving through a transformative era marked by significant macroeconomic challenges, rapid digital evolution, and an escalating commitment to sustainability. CMS’s annual Taking Stock report combines economic and legal analysis to consider the major issues shaping the Consumer and Retail sector this year and beyond. 

Highlights include:

  • An analysis of the economic outlook 
  • Megatrends to watch in the sector
     - Sustainability: desires for greener consumption
     - Gen AI: adoption by consumers and businesses
     - Geopolitics and adapting to change: resilience and risk in light of geopolitical change