RBA’s experience within the retail industry and deep understanding of successful brand growth strategies adds significant insight throughout the investment process. RBA minimizes uncertainty and risk by providing due diligence, market research and strategic evaluations to private equity firms, banks and other investors during the pre and post-acquisition of brands, companies and assets within the retail industry. 

RBA can provide any combination of the following services:

Qualitative & Quantitative Due Diligence

Retail market analysis

Market & brand positioning

Competitive landscape & adjacencies

Brand message & perception

Retail/wholesale/e-commerce penetration analysis

Price point analysis

Financial benchmark comparison

Market sustainability

Retailer and stakeholder outreach and interviews

Incremental Growth Opportunities

Retail/wholesale/E-commerce leverage

Marketing communications

Product extensions & licensing opportunities

Execution strategies/scenarios


Post-acquisition advising

Strategy execution