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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A perfect fit

The global market for apparel presents both challenge and opportunity. To be a winner, a brand must plot an ever more careful path: there is little scope to get it wrong


Revisit the Dragons' den

Following heightened economic and geopolitical uncertainties from the trade war and corresponding RMB depreciation, concerns over the strength of domestic demand and China’s FMCG market outlook are rising as momentum in both private consumption and investment has weakened


Zdobywać serca i umysły

OC&C Retail Proposition Index 2018 już po raz siódmy rzuca światło na czynniki, które pozwalają osiągnąć najlepsze postrzeganie sieci przez konsumentów. W tym roku zwracamy szczególną uwagę na emocjonalną stronę zachowań zakupowych Polaków - częściowe odejście od stuprocentowego pragmatyzmu w zakupach na rzecz kierowania się bardziej emocjonalnymi wyborami, takimi jak zaufanie do marki czy utożsamianie się z jej wartościami.


Journey to the centre

Some international media businesses are shifting senior management and front-office roles away from London and back to their central HQs – and Brexit is accelerating this trend


Czas na działanie

The Global 50 report is our annual snapshot of the world’s 50 largest FMCG businesses. Now in its 16th year, it is the go-to source for the statistics and big themes that shape the sector


On the edge

With inflation in raw materials and rising labour costs squeezing margins, the anticipatory impact of Brexit is already being felt large across the UK food and drink industry as shown in our 2018 OC&C Food and Drink Top 150 report


Bridging the trust gap

After a three-year slowdown in 2013-2015, the China luxury market is back on a solid growth trajectory


Are you up to speed with Due Diligence 2.0?

In an environment of high deal valuations and plentiful dry powder, investors need to work harder than ever to track down the best assets and set themselves up to make a strong investment


The first rule of disruption

At the annual OC&C and Financo Retail CEO Forum, we heard first-hand how retail sector 'disruptors' think about the changing shape of the industry


Vertical software

Many of the best vertical software businesses make money with a well-established playbook: pick leading market positions and must-have products, drive pricing, up-sell and cross-sell; make the right bolt-on acquisitions to fill out the vertical


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