United States

Christopher Shaker

Partner, Consumer Products Senior Analyst

Areas of focus: Consumer Products

ABOUT CHRISTOPHER

Chris is a member of the firm’s national consumer products and retail teams. He has over 15 years of experience providing accounting and auditing services, primarily in the consumer products and retail industries. With a client base focused in the middle market, Chris enjoys his role as both a technical resource and business advisor to his clients.

Chris has helped his clients through complex accounting and business issues including business combinations, challenges with international operations, complex equity transactions and complex revenue recognition. He also has experience with mergers and acquisitions and has helped clients with extensive due diligence projects as part of successful buy-side and sell-side transactions.

In January 2018, Chris was selected as a senior analyst in RSM’s cutting edge Industry Eminence Program, which positions its senior analysts to understand, forecast and communicate economic, business and technology trends shaping the industries RSM serves. These senior analysts advise clients on conditions impacting middle market leaders.


Recent Perspectives

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CARES Act expands access to loans for small and midsize businesses

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act provides options for small and midsize businesses facing liquidity challenges.

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Four ways retailers can address business continuity post-COVID 19

As middle market retailers address reopening and recovery, MMBI data point highlights the need for better business continuity planning.

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The new reality for retailers: 5 strategies as businesses reopen

From new technologies to supply chain implications, retailers should consider new technologies, supply chain implications and more.

Retailers and restaurants should consider the CARES Act

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Retailers and restaurants should consider the CARES Act

Middle market companies should now include the possibility of financial assistance under CARES in any plans as they move forward.

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2020 business trends for retailers

From the emergence of private labels to leveraging transformative technologies, what are the top business trends for retailers?

Consumer products industry outlook

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Consumer products industry outlook

From tightening labor challenges to leveraging emerging technologies, consumer products businesses have much to address this year.

Economic indicators to watch for this holiday shopping season

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Economic indicators to watch for this holiday shopping season

Consumer spending has been strong so far in 2019 but factors such as tariffs and a tight labor market could influence sales outcomes.

The state of middle market retail heading into the holiday season

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The state of middle market retail heading into the holiday season

RSM's industry insiders break down how store closings will affect this holiday season. Hear the discussion in this brief video.

Protecting trusted data: 5 questions for consumer products companies

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Protecting trusted data: 5 questions for consumer products companies

Protecting customer data has never been more important in the consumer products industry. Learn how to jumpstart your cybersecurity efforts.

Industry Outlook: Retail

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Industry Outlook: Retail

How can middle market retailers address shifting consumer confidence? One way is to sharpen discounting and promotional strategies.

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU?

To discuss how our team can help your business, contact us by phone 800-274-3978.


CONTACT CHRISTOPHER

+1 617 241 1404
christopher.shaker@rsmus.com
Connect on LinkedIn

 @ChrisShakerCP


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