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.

In this section you can view and download our strategic "Insights"; short provocative pieces that we write as food for thought for our clients.

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Friday 04 March 2016

A pain in the neck

During the Autumn Statement, the Government announced its intention to clamp down on whiplash claims. Two wide-reaching reforms were proposed

Tuesday 01 March 2016

Going places

Times have been particularly tough for Travel, Transport and Logistics (TTL) operators, with the profits of leading brands such as Holiday Inn, Hertz and DHL all coming under pressure from recession and structural changes to their industries

Monday 22 February 2016

Tic-tock

Testing, Inspection and Certification (TIC) services has been a highly attractive market on the agenda of major investors across the globe. However, growth rates have declined significantly since 2012, with average growth of 11-16%pa dropping down to just 6% in 2014

Friday 05 February 2016

Damp spirits?

Overall retail like-for-likes were broadly flat in Christmas 2015, continuing the trend of the previous 3 years

Monday 21 December 2015

Organising for value

'Telematics' - capturing and transmitting real-time operational data from business operations - includes everything from basic vehicle tracking solutions to complex fleet management systems (FMS), including insurance, optimisation and driver/operator performance management

Wednesday 25 November 2015

Serving it up

After another eventful year in retail, the publication of OC&C's Proposition Index provides an opportunity to reflect on the impact on the UK consumer and their rating of the country's leading retailers

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Foraging for new growth

Which way is growth? Sales and profit growth has slumped, the latest OC&C Index for The Grocer reveals, but own-label is finding its way more successfully through a changed landscape than the brands

Wednesday 19 August 2015

Sink or swim

Too many of the world's leading B2B Services firms are at risk of revenue and margin decline - and only a few are acting with sufficient aggression to pursue their next wave of profitable growth

Thursday 13 August 2015

Flat footed

The sustained slowdown being experienced by the Global 50 FMCG giants is partly a reflection of cyclical exchange rate and commodity effects but also more concerning structural growth challenges

Wednesday 01 July 2015

Friend or foe

In Autumn 2014, OC&C conducted research focused on the use of 3rd party open video platforms by 'professional' TV players (e.g. broadcasters and content producers)

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