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.
Capping Uber numbers in NYC: the first of a wave of regulatory interventions?
Taxi regulations exist for a reason – to balance the needs of different constituencies: passengers, taxi operators, drivers, other road users and residents
Breaking the habit: finding growth amid boring consumer behaviours
Why substitution is much easier than creating major shifts in consumption
Engagement has been the watchword of forward thinking marketeers when it comes to promoting a brand through social media
We lowered prices. That didn’t work, so now we’re raising them
In a strategy shift Procter & Gamble move to raises prices but is this really the way to success?
Wake up and smell the coffee delivery
Who would have predicted a few years ago that eCommerce would stretch into the coffee market. Well, today, Starbucks has announced a venture with Alibaba to offer coffee delivery across China. Why is this significant?
The secretly-strategic-shortage-solving function
Much of the recent press around CO2 shortages has the feel of a silly-season news story that generates clicks at a quiet time in the news business
The latest quarterly results from Amazon were truly eye-catching with quarterly income of $2.5bn – more than double many analysts’ expectations. One wonderful quote from Macquarie summed up the results beautifully...
Clutching at straws?
“Hot topics” are rising from nowhere to become major consumer issues faster than ever before. Petitions and celebrity campaigns can rapidly swing public opinion, and the speed with which businesses need to be able to react is typically quicker than normal decision-making cycles.