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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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
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