Any company supplying products and services (consumables) directly or indirectly to consumers, as individuals or groups, rather than commercial customers, operates within the Consumer Sector. The Consumer Sector includes:
The Consumer Sector is the most closely aligned with the consumer economy health and performance. Ruled by consumer behaviours, habits, trends and real-time spending, the sector performs better in stable and vibrant economies, shrinking as demand falls. Some sub-sectors, such as basic foodstuffs will remain resilient no matter what the economic environment.