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The retail sector can count on a combination of analytics, business insight, and technical risk advice in order to manage, control and transfer risk.

A global team backed by expertise and industry-leading analytics tools represent 43% of the world’s leading retail companies.

It can be a risky world for retailers and wholesalers: information security and privacy exposures; employee and customer safety; natural disasters and supplier interruptions; complex regulation. Any one of these threats can cause significant harm ranging from third-party liability to business interruption to reputation damage.

The retail and consumer brands sector is experiencing a period of fundamental change as customers and their changing buying patterns drive the need for innovation and increased speed to market.

With our deep retail and wholesale industry and insurance experience and relationships with leading insurers, Marsh’s Retail & Wholesale Practice has the expertise and insight that you need to help you build effective insurance and risk management programs designed to address your key risks so that you can stay ahead of your competitors. Using industry-leading analytics and benchmarking tools, which provide a holistic view of risk across an organization, our risk practice and consulting teams can help you move beyond simply managing risk to unlocking opportunity.

Our goal is to support your organization in order to create value, using our proven sector knowledge and expertise to deliver enhanced brand protection, total cost of risk reduction and, innovative, customized service. We will work with you to develop a risk management program that helps you reduce the total cost of risk, better allocate capital, protect your balance sheet, and improve overall profitability.

The dedicated practice is comprised of more than 600 colleagues dedicated to serving the needs of retail and wholesale clients and is backed by experts across our risk practices, Marsh Global Analytics, and Marsh Risk Consulting.