Our Insights

The philosophy of OC&C Strategy Consultants is to treat each problem as unique, providing truly customised solutions rather than generic packages for our clients.

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

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Tuesday 20 March 2018

Harvey Nichols team up with Farfetch to boost web sales - will it work?

The Harvey Nichols and FarFetch team up is the latest example of retailers partnering up to share a capability set and fits the trend of luxury brands finally doing more than dipping their toes into the ecommerce ocean

Tuesday 20 March 2018

Look east: The new frontier for eCommerce innovation

Further evidence of the rapid pace of innovation and disruption in Asian eCommerce

Monday 19 March 2018

The mechanics of business

Analytics can help you to make better business plans, both by breaking down plans into their components, and by aggregating plans so you can see the big picture

Friday 16 March 2018

Forget omnichannel, it’s time to choose profitable growth

“Being Omnichannel” has morphed over time to become a dangerous pursuit for retailers striving for profitability and growth

Monday 12 March 2018

Write the launch press release and FAQ to sharpen the first step in product development

Great insight into how AWS is developing such an explosive growth in services. Being clear about what you'd say to the press on launch, and how you'd handle the key questions relevant to many clients

Friday 09 March 2018

B2B distributors must change their operating model to survive, let alone thrive

One-click ordering has transformed the way customers shop in the B2C space, and the same change is coming to many B2B distributor segments most notably “industrial” and “construction” related products

Friday 12 January 2018

Artificial Intelligence vs Real Stupidity: Busting 5 myths

AI (Artificial Intelligence) is the buzzword at the forefront of technology nowadays. You can’t spend more than 5 minutes browsing business or tech news without some bond-villain-esque billionaire telling us we are in the “golden age of AI”

Tuesday 09 January 2018

698 Seconds - why less is more when designing your dashboard

698 seconds - that’s all it took for Apollo 11 to get into orbit. Just under eleven minutes to take three astronauts and about 100,00lbs of spaceship from the launch site at the Kennedy Space Centre to 160 miles above the Earth’s surface, and on to the Moon

Thursday 14 December 2017

9 golden rules of global retail customer behaviour

We have worked with many major retailers around the world analysing large amounts of customer data. While every business is unique, as are its customers, experience has taught us that certain common threads or golden rules will always be present

Monday 11 December 2017

Open Banking Reform: Christmas is coming!

So you’ve been dizzied and distracted by drumbeat of GDPR, but hidden by noise lies a massive opportunity: Open Banking Reform

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