Through our expertise and corporate finance services, we advise wholesale and retail trade companies to navigate challenges within this industry. Whether it’s securing funding to support growth, acquiring a competitor during market consolidation, enabling a management buy-out or executing a trade sale, we can make it happen.Book a meeting
The pandemic has been a catalyst for change across the wholesale distribution sector with many companies exploring new practices and strategies. Key trends include:
Intelligent supply chain planning technologies such as demand sensing, optimising inventory, multilevel planning and response management will become a priority as distributors want to increase visibility into demand and supply planning.
Investment in next-generation e-commerce platforms to improve customer experience.
Increasing focus towards optimised omnichannel marketing to enhance buyer experience.
Retail sales have been resilient during the pandemic as consumers rapidly switched to online shopping. The high street has come under intense pressure from reduced footfall and increasing costs. Key trends include:
Retailers focusing on how to transition to Net Zero Retail by reducing carbon across operations, products and supply chains.
Adoption of a digital-first approach to improve the online retail experience.
Refocused efforts to improve the in-store experience through thoughtful experiential tactics.
Focusing efforts towards local shopping to serve increasing numbers of people working from home.
We can help you develop your exit strategy, value your business, find a buyer and negotiate a deal that unlocks maximum strategic value.
We can help you develop your acquisition strategy, raise the funds, negotiate the deal and make buying another business happen.
We can advise on equity raising, debt raising and refinancing strategies, as well as negotiating debt facilities across all markets to help fund your business.
Our learning masterclasses are delivered by our experts and will put you at an advantage when it's time to buy, sell or fund your business.
Why Shaw & Co
Our highly talented people are creative, innovative and thrive when faced with a deal-making challenge. It's no surprise that we make deals happen and turn your ambition into a greater outcome.
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Our objective is to ensure that our fee more than pays for itself from the value we create for you and your business.
One of our six promises is to do the right thing and put your interests before ours. We work harder to achieve the best deal for you and your business.
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