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.
In this section you can view and download our strategic "Insights"; short provocative pieces that we write as food for thought for our clients.
Growth in the era of “Walled Gardens”
The broader US AdTech eco-system will continue to witness major developments especially around the increasing dominance of Walled Gardens, with further industry growth
Is Airbnb yearning for the dependability of Bricks and Mortar?
There was an intriguing announcement earlier this week that Airbnb was launching a major new initiative to design and build a new generation of millennial ready houses
Bob the Coder
An upcoming boom in software serving the construction industry will drive several new billion dollar scale-ups in the coming decade
Interesting to see Costa Coffee's latest innovation aimed at driving a switch to reusable cups
The imperatives for retail leaders trading through uncertain times
Although there is much uncertainty surrounding the UK macro-economy, it is clear that for the retail industry, the next year will see some of the toughest trading conditions for a decade
Digital innovation, where China's underdevelopment is an advantage
China's digital development has attracted global attention. Last week I joined a digital camp run by one of the leading global retailers in Shanghai to discuss the new retail brand, HEMA, launched by Alibaba
Telecoms channel – Ripe for disintermediation
The results of our recent (2018) nationwide customer survey on telecoms retail experience are in and they don’t look good… not if you’re a telecoms operator
AVs allow proposition reinvention, not just driver automation
As Henry Ford may have said: "If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses"
Alibaba's JV with YNAP: a short-cut to bridge their trust gaps with Chinese shoppers and with brands
In OC&C’s recent research on Chinese luxury online shoppers, we found that International platforms like YNAP and Farfetch scored among top 5 for overall satisfaction by Chinese users