We know what we're good at

We have built our business firmly on the sectors and specialism where we know we can outshine the competition. This guides us to pick the right battles for us and for our clients.

Quality is something we won’t compromise on.

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We’re surprisingly human

We’re an organisation of individuals cut from different cloths but united by a common purpose – working together with our clients and colleagues to build relationships that last.

That means we come up with the brave answers that set us – and our clients – apart.

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News and media

Industries

OC&C Strategy Consultants help top management of major multinational corporations and leading national companies as well as private equity firms, governmental and other public institutions develop winning strategies.

We bring fresh insight, clarity and deep industry expertise to the table, dig into the numbers, and come up with pragmatic, creative solutions that have lasting impact.

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B2B Products & Services

Our B2B team provides and develops superior insight to the winning business models in complex B2B products and services sectors. We cover a broad range of topics and sectors, but we combine unrivalled experience and insight in six key areas.

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Consumer Goods

We build relationships with the people at the forefront of consumer goods - from the smallest insurgent David to the largest Goliath.

Our in-depth knowledge across the spectrum from farm, to factory, to shelf, and ultimately to consumer, and this insight, when combined with our passion and personal commitment, enables us to help our partners compete and win.

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Leisure & Hospitality

We have unrivalled experience providing strategic and operational advice to clients across the Leisure sector. Our team work with some of the biggest global players and national names across a variety of sub-sectors.

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Private Equity and M&A

We work with private equity (across a range of fund sizes), other asset class investors and corporate acquirers, helping them on acquisitions, portfolio support and exits.

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Retail

Our retail sector sits at the core of our business. We have deep expertise across categories and channels, earned from over 1,500 retail engagements since our founding in 1987: our clients range from multinational grocery giants through to nascent online category specialists.

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TMT

TMT covers all aspects of Telecoms, Media, and Technology.

Our Media team are experts on both Consumer and Business Information services and Education, whilst in Technology we're advisors across Software, Communication Networks/Platforms, Equipment and Services, and IT/Cyber Security for companies and investors worldwide.

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Our Insights

The philosophy of OC&C is to treat each problem as unique, applying uncommon sense™ and providing truly customised solutions rather than generic packages for our clients.

OC&C's publications illustrate our ability to think creatively, generate new insights and provide a fresh perspective on established thinking.

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Our Insights

The philosophy of OC&C is to treat each problem as unique, applying uncommon sense™ and providing truly customised solutions rather than generic packages for our clients.

OC&C's publications illustrate our ability to think creatively, generate new insights and provide a fresh perspective on established thinking.

Read more

Our Insights

The philosophy of OC&C is to treat each problem as unique, applying uncommon sense™ and providing truly customised solutions rather than generic packages for our clients.

OC&C's publications illustrate our ability to think creatively, generate new insights and provide a fresh perspective on established thinking.

Read more

Our Insights

The philosophy of OC&C is to treat each problem as unique, applying uncommon sense™ and providing truly customised solutions rather than generic packages for our clients.

OC&C's publications illustrate our ability to think creatively, generate new insights and provide a fresh perspective on established thinking.

Read more

Our Insights

The philosophy of OC&C is to treat each problem as unique, applying uncommon sense™ and providing truly customised solutions rather than generic packages for our clients.

OC&C's publications illustrate our ability to think creatively, generate new insights and provide a fresh perspective on established thinking.

Read more

Our Insights

The philosophy of OC&C is to treat each problem as unique, applying uncommon sense™ and providing truly customised solutions rather than generic packages for our clients.

OC&C's publications illustrate our ability to think creatively, generate new insights and provide a fresh perspective on established thinking.

Read more

Join OC&C

At OC&C we work on the most interesting and strategic projects for the biggest and fastest growing companies.

We solve complex problems in short, intense and highly collaborative projects. And we also prioritise the individual: we invest in you making sure that you get the structure and support you need to succeed.

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Our latest views

Wednesday 16 November 2022

Lifelong Loyalty

Loyalty programmes have long been used as a mechanism to secure customer loyalty and many have become significantly more sophisticated in recent years. Our latest insight unpicks what it takes to generate value from a loyalty programme across the Retail, Travel and Hospitality sectors.

Tuesday 08 November 2022

Sound Investing

Music is roaring back as an asset class. In our latest insight we explore the value chain and industry structure, identify key trends shaping the market and unpick investment opportunity areas.

Tuesday 02 August 2022

Consumer sentiment outlook

Findings from our latest UK consumer sentiment survey are in. In a survey powered by Dynata, we’ve unearthed how consumer segments plan to spend their money over the coming months. It’s clear that while there are obvious challenges, there are definite pockets of opportunity.

Tuesday 24 May 2022

The new checklist – where to invest as inflation hits home

If the recent gloom from central banks has you dusting off your recession playbook, think again. A downturn may be looming, but – to use a now-familiar adjective – the circumstances are very much ‘unprecedented’.