Consumer & Retail

Consumer team

BCE’s Consumer Sector team serves a wide range of B2B and D2C clients. We have deep experience supporting consumer brands and retailers rooted in the outdoor space from hard lines/soft lines to footwear to services.

Our passion lies in helping consumer brands develop products and services that are squarely focused on meeting the needs of consumers – both existing and prospective.

Sectors we serve

We work with clients across the following sectors:

  • Outdoor
  • Sporting Goods
  • Footwear
  • Hard Lines
  • Soft Lines
  • Outdoor Vehicles / Platforms
  • Packaged Goods and Services
  • Travel / Hospitality

Our expertise

Understanding your target audience has never been more important than it is today, as brands recalibrate their strategies following a period of unprecedented growth and disruption.

We see the active, outdoor consumer from every angle, so we know this audience better than any other firm and are purpose-built to help clients access the insights necessary to navigate the difficult strategy and operating decisions ahead.

Sector experience

  • Experience derived from hundreds of qualitative and quantative projects deployed to end-consumers
  • Consumer research conducted on five continents
  • 25+ years combined consumer industry experience among senior team

BCE’s Consumer team

Walt Shepard
Principal Boston
Richard Crumb
Managing Partner & Co-Founder Menlo Park
Matt Powell
Senior Advisor, Consumer Scarborough
Peter Mansfield
Manager Boston
  • Menlo Park, CA
  • Boston, MA 100 High St,
    Boston, MA 02110
  • Yarmouth, ME 121 Main St,
    Yarmouth, ME 04096
  • London, UK 30 Crown Place,
    London, UK

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