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.
The rapid rise of meat substitutes has all the hallmarks of a classic market bubble – lots of new entrants trying to cash in on the gold rush, a wide range of competing (often as yet unproven) technologies vying for recognition and investment – and huge hype
Life in the fast lane
The world of automotive is in a period of unprecedented change: subscription models, car sharing, electric and autonomous collectively will transform the landscape for all companies in the automotive value chain
Making life sustainable
The 10th edition of our annual survey on how the world’s consumers rate their leading retailers marks the most volatile year of change in retailer ratings in its history
The sales force conundrum
Getting sales right is a strategic priority for B2B information companies. Their unique combination of high fixed costs and extremely low truly variable costs means that every new customer win, and every further sale to an existing customer, flows straight to the bottom line
The economic fog
As currency-driven input inflation and rising labour costs continue to squeeze margins, the prolonged run-up to Brexit is weighing heavily on food and soft drink producers
Classifieds 3.0: The reinvention phase
For classifieds, the ‘booming 2010s’ were a time of extraordinary expansion. However, as monetization has reached a natural ceiling, tailwinds have begun to evaporate in developed markets
Reaping the rewards
The Global 50 report is our annual snapshot of the world’s 50 largest FMCG businesses. Now in its 17th year, it is the go-to source for the statistics and big themes that shape the sector
High Velocity Retail
We partnered with the World Retail Congress to bring you the exclusive High Velocity Retail report. In formulating this report, we interviewed the leaders of global retailers from across the evolutinary spectrum to understand how they are developing their businesses within a High Velocity Retail world
Stop or go
The world of automotive is changing, and fast. The advent of subscription models, mobility, car sharing, electrification and autonomous are all potential disruptions viewed as an opportunity by some and a worry or threat by others