Founded in 1927, Acosta provides outsourcing, merchandising and promotional services to manufacturers in the consumer packaged goods industry. It is one of the leading full-service sales and marketing agencies in North America. The company employs more than 12,000 staff members and has operations throughout the United States and Canada. Acosta assists clients in data analysis, category management, consumer insights and category reviews, as well as provides pricing and advertisement tracking services. The company caters to the needs of food and grocery retailers and convenience and drug stores. Its clients include Nestl USA, The Clorox Sales Company, and Heinz Sales Company. The company s subsidiaries include Kelley-Clarke and MAI. Acosta s sets and projects division provides assistance with the execution of a variety of retail projects.