News and Media
The unstoppable rise of the online marketplace model – operated by the likes of Amazon, Expedia and eBay – is driving the largest fundamental shift in consumer spending since the emergence of eCommerce in the 1990s, a report by OC&C Strategy Consultants has found.
Sale of Wagamama by Duke Street and Hutton Collins
OC&C supported Wagamama through vendor due diligence, as well as providing strategic support as the business considered alternative International growth options
Opinion: Asia – the new e-commerce battlefield
Retail news is flush with GAFA (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon) and BAT (Baidu, Alibaba, Tencent) stories, as if the US and Chinese internet giants are dominating our digital planet
Opinion: Will “dark” kitchen save online ordering?
We have seen a large inflow of players entering the online food ordering space, from fast food chains building their in-house capability (e.g. McDonald’s), to pure-play operators (e.g. Deliveroo)
Opinion: A question of trust. Retailers cannot treat customers like one-night stands
Trust in a brand is consistently shown to be more important to customers than value, service and quality – so how can retailers improve their trustworthiness?
OC&C supports sale of innovative mobility platform Nexus Vehicle Rental
Bowmark Capital sells Nexus Vehicle Rental to Phoenix Equity Partners
Luxury and digital platforms – from denial to partnership
Top luxury and fashion brands need to start selling through third party e-retailers or risk being left behind
Why mobile phone stores need to stop selling product
Imagine an auditorium buzzing with anticipation for the unveiling of 2018’s latest mobile handset. The room falls quiet, the CEO whips a brick-like device from his pocket and proudly claims that the new device can make phone calls and, wait for it…can handle SMS messaging
OC&C awarded Corporate Insider Excellence in Media Acquisitions UK 2018
We are proud to have been selected as a winner in the Corporate Insider 2018 M&A Awards
Talking about a revolution
After a slowdown in 2015, the global personal luxury goods industry is growing again, with consumer spending reaching approximately €260bn annually