United States

Christopher Shaker

Partner, Retail Senior Analyst

Areas of focus: Retail, Consumer Products

ABOUT CHRISTOPHER

Chris is a member of the firm’s national retail and consumer products teams. He has over 17 years of experience providing accounting and auditing services, primarily in the retail and consumer products ecosystem. 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

Policy snapshot: Consumer products

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Policy snapshot: Consumer products

The immediate actions of the Biden administration will most likely be focused on efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

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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.

Holiday season rings in

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Holiday season rings in "next normal"

Understanding customers, responding to marketplace shifts and leveraging digital can help middle market retailers this holiday season.

2020 Election preview: Consumer products

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2020 Election preview: Consumer products

With the election approaching, RSM is looking at the economic stakes and the key issues for the consumer products industry.

Consumer products industry outlook

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Consumer products industry outlook

Consumer products companies can counter COVID-19’s disruption by embracing innovation, digital strategies and multi-channels.

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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.

2020 business trends for retailers

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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?

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.

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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