Sycamore Partners' strategy is to partner with management teams to improve the operating profitability and strategic value of their businesses. We provide flexible capital structured for each investment to position companies to succeed.

Our areas of focus within the consumer, retail, and distribution sectors include:

Omnichannel Retail & E-commerce
  • Apparel, footwear, and accessories
  • Hardlines
  • Discounters
  • Convenience stores and gas stations
  • Grocery stores and pharmacies
  • Retail, pure-play e-commerce, and omni-channel business models
Food and Beverage
  • Branded food, beverage, and alcohol
  • Private label and co-manufacturing
  • Protein, fresh produce, and bakery

Consumer Products
  • Health, wellness, and beauty
  • Personal care
  • Furniture and home goods
  • Consumer-oriented building products
  • Electronics
  • Auto aftermarket
  • Recreational and sporting goods
  • Outdoor enthusiast
  • Private label and co-manufacturing
Multi-Unit Retail Services
  • Fitness and personal care services
  • Auto aftermarket services
  • QSR, fast casual, and full service restaurants
  • Education
  • Financial
  • Retail healthcare
  • Franchisor, franchisee, and company-operated business models

B2B Distribution
  • Office supplies and janitorial/sanitation
  • Equipment
  • MRO
  • Building Products
  • Packaging
  • Specialty distribution
  • Food distribution
Travel, Leisure & Hospitality
  • Leisure experiences and location-based entertainment
  • Travel and tourism
  • Cruise, hotels, and hospitality
  • Asset-light and asset-heavy business models