Our 17th annual analysis of the largest publicly traded consumer goods companies worldwide sheds light on recent financial winners and losers and takes a deep dive into the 10 enterprises that enjoyed the greatest success.
From acquisitions and divestitures to name changes and new leadership appointments, 2013 was full of memorable moments. This annual list of the top publicly traded consumer goods companies provides a snapshot of organizations that succeeded in upping their growth games.
The consumer healthcare market was a hotbed for mega-deals in 2014, beginning with the creation of a consumer healthcare joint venture between Glaxosmithkline and Novartis. With 2013 pro forma revenues of £6.5 billion, the joint venture established the No.
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Competition in the consumer goods industry remains fierce — with the major players struggling to balance the need to improve shareholder value in the near term with the desire to invest in strategic growth in the long ter