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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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

Placing the right bets

Retailers have a variety of levers at their disposal to drive commercial performance – from price and promotions to range and space

Making every purchase count

Analytics helps us answer a retailer’s toughest questions, especially when multiple factors – such as price, SKU mix, and promotions – have to be addressed together

Putting analytics to work

Big Data and Advanced Analytics have been 'hot' topics for some time now. It has become clear that the most successful companies spend more on advanced analytics and, as a result, outperform their peers

Impact of Android within the overall Turkish economy

As in many other markets, Android has played a key role in the creation of a rich Mobile Internet Ecosystem in Turkey

The talking shop

Rapid consumer adoption of smart speakers, combined with a growing tendency to use such devices for shopping, suggests that voice commerce (voice-based eCommerce) will be the next major disruptive force in retail

Piękni, młodzi i bogaci

Liderem zeszłorocznej edycji Rankingu postrzegania sieci detalicznych w Polsce 2017, okazał się Rossmann, wyprzedzając Allegro, które było na szczycie przez trzy ostatnie lata

Partnering to win in retail's digital age

For the last three years we have been living in the era of M-commerce: smartphones now represent over 50% of all online retail transactions and retail search queries across the UK, France and Germany

Unmasking the secrets of Chinese beauty

A peek into China’s skincare consumption trends and winning tips to thrive in the world’s largest skincare market

Testing Times - TIC 101 Index 2017

In our last review of the TIC sector (which we called TIC-TOCK), we identified several emerging trends, such as the superiority of focus over pure scale and the changing basis of competition, with implications for both organic growth and M&A priorities

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