Adapting to the new era of corporate travel: Challenges and opportunities
Corporate travel is up from 2020 lows—but the pace of return has been slow. This episode unpacks trends from Deloitte’s latest corporate travel study, Navigating toward a new normal.
Jun 8 - 21 min 44 sec
"Navigating fresh food inflation: How health and wellness can combat rising prices"
Dec 2022 - 15 min 53 sec
NFTs: What consumer companies need to know
NFT use cases are on the rise. Here are some things for consumer companies to consider before investing.
Aug 2022 - 17 min 20 sec
Consumer Trust: Three imperatives for companies in the CPG industry
In consumer products, the battle for trust is heating up. Learn how rekindling trust can tackle key industry challenges.
Aug 2022 - 15 min 42 sec
Fresh vs. frozen: The battle for sales
In our Consumer Speaks podcast, “Fresh vs. Frozen,” we look at the impact of economic trends at work, holiday trends, and three factors driving consumer buying behavior when deciding between fresh and frozen foods.
Dec 2021 - 14 min 45 sec
Embrace the future: finance transformation
For consumer companies, the future of finance is happening now. Our podcast examines how the finance function can embrace digitization and organizational shifts.
Jul 2021 - 16 min 21 sec
Real estate rationalization: Accounting insights for the consumer industry
Many consumer companies are rethinking their real estate footprint. Tune in to our podcast on the lease modification and impairment accounting implications.
Jun 2021 - 20 min 27 sec
New Rules: Challenges and opportunities for the retail industry
After the disruption consumers faced during the pandemic, retailers are starting to build back buyer confidence. This episode of Consumer Speaks provides a peek into the 2021 Retail Industry Outlook,
addressing the challenges and opportunities ahead for the retail industry—from critical investments and digital retail trends to supply chain management and bold differentiation. Join Deloitte industry
leaders in this discussion on retail transformation.
Mar 2021 - 13 min 44 sec
The Power of Blockchain in the Consumer Industry
Even though blockchain has been around for more than a decade, many industries haven’t fully embraced the technology. Blockchain’s ability to increase trust through the transparency of transactions
is leading to some interesting and viable applications—in retail, customer service, consumer goods, and more. In this episode of Consumer Speaks, Deloitte industry
specialists discuss blockchain adoption and some accounting implications companies need to consider.
Feb 2021 - 14 min 48 sec
Creating value through sustainability
How can consumer companies approach sustainability and ESG (environmental, social, and governance) from a risk and opportunity standpoint to ensure their brands remain viable in the future? Host , Sam Loughry Deloitte & Touche LLP’s US Audit & Assurance Consumer industry leader, welcomes Kristen Sullivan Deloitte & Touche LLP’s US Audit & Assurance partner and Sustainability and KPI Services leader, and Ron Voglewede, Whirlpool Corporation’s Global Sustainability director, to discuss.
Dec 2020 - 13 min
Deal or No Deal: M&A opportunities for the consumer industry
COVID-19’s economic impact has hit some companies hard. This podcast covers how consumer companies are looking ahead by pursing M&A opportunities. Host Sam Loughry, Deloitte & Touche LLP’s Audit & Assurance Consumer industry leader is joined by Deloitte & Touche LLP's Audit & Assurance Private Equity leader Jason Menghi, Deloitte Consulting LLP's Private Equity and Alternatives Practice leader Bhuvanesh Abrol, and Deloitte Consulting LLP's M&A principal Pawan Kapoor.
Nov 2020 - 12 min 33 sec
Adopting the new lease accounting standard: Lessons for private companies
The new lease accounting standard that took effect for public companies in 2019 required more time and resources than expected. Now private companies are on the clock for a 2021 implementation. On the latest Consumer Speaks podcast, Rich Paul, Deloitte & Touche LLP’s US Audit & Assurance Consumer industry leader, speaks with Deloitte & Touche LLP Audit & Assurance Partner Jeanne McGovern and Audit & Assurance Senior Manager Lauren Pesa. They discuss five lessons learned from public company adoption of the standard, as well as considerations for private companies in the consumer industry.
Jan 2020 - 12 min 24 sec
Hedge accounting considerations for the Consumer industry
On August 28, 2017, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Accounting Standards Update 2017-12, Derivatives and Hedging (Topic 815): “Targeted Improvements to Accounting for Hedging Activities.” Podcast host Rich Paul, Deloitte & Touche LLP’s US Audit & Assurance Consumer industry leader, welcomes Deloitte & Touche LLP Audit & Assurance partners, Jon Howard and Chris Monteilh, to discuss the accounting standard and considerations for companies in the consumer industry.
Sep 2019 - 12 min 44 sec
Digital controllership and the future of finance
What’s the future of finance? Podcast host Rich Paul, Deloitte & Touche LLP’s US Audit & Assurance Consumer Industry leader, is joined by Deloitte & Touche LLP Audit & Assurance partners and Digital Controllership leaders Scott Szalony and Nikki Etherington to discuss the changing role of finance executives in the digital era. Learn why it’s important to keep pace with technology, how to avoid the steep “price of inaction,” and what the nature of work may look like over the next five to 10 years.
Jul 2019 - 18 min 49 sec
CECL Implications for the Consumer Industry
Deloitte & Touche LLP Audit & Assurance partners, Rich Paul, Troy Vollertsen and Jon Howard, discuss the current expected credit loss (CECL) accounting standard, , audit some important considerations and potential implications for companies in the consumer industry.
Apr 2019 - 13 min 30 sec
The US sports betting landscape
Jeff Ortwein, Deloitte’s Audit & Assurance Gaming sector leader, discusses the impact of recent sports betting legislation and the current regulatory environment, including accounting and financial reporting considerations.
Feb 2019 - 07 min 07 sec