Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> October 26, 2023

Supermarkets Face Uphill Battle Against Walmart, Amazon, Costco

Mushkin, Scott
Scott Mushkin is the Founder and Managing Partner of R5 Capital. He also serves as the company’s CEO and Director of Research. Prior to founding R5 Capital, Mr. Mushkin was Managing Director and Senior Research Analyst covering retail, e-tail and consumer products at Wolfe Research and established the company’s consumer research practice. Consistently ranked by Institutional Investor since 2008 as one of the top three food retailing analysts, Mr. Mushkin brings more than 25 years of buy-side and sell-side experience to the firm. He was recognized as the top earnings estimator in 2019 by Thomson Reuters/Refinitiv and as the top stock picker in food and consumer staples retailing in 2018. Throughout his career, including senior positions at Lehman Brothers, Jefferies and Bank of America, he has received various additional recognition from the Financial Times, The Wall Street Journal and Forbes for his stock picking and analytical acumen. He also frequently appears on CNBC, as well as Bloomberg TV and Radio. Mr. Mushkin received a B.A. degree in history from Boston College and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He currently resides in Connecticut with his wife and five children. Profile
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TWST: Could you tell me about the firm?

Mr. Mushkin: Sure. R5 Capital is both a consulting and research firm, across consumer. We’re known