Archstone Consulting aims to help big companies build their businesses. The firm offers management consulting services in the areas of branding, strategic planning, finance and accounting (specifically for CFOs), organizational effectiveness, and merger and acquisition integration. It also offers advice on improving operations, from supply chain to procurement to IT. Clients have included major players in the consumer products, retail, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and utilities and energy industries, such as Brunswick, Exelon, and Sara Lee. Archstone Consulting was acquired by The Hackett Group in late 2009.