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.
Hitting reset on luxury fashion
The luxury fashion industry is undergoing an important phase of transformation, initiated before the pandemic and now accelerated by it.
Private Equity & Transactions 2020
While 2020 was a turbulent year for the world, private equity activity remained very resilient – with the strong slowdown in activity in Q2 as the COVID pandemic hit followed by an equally strong step-up in activity in the second half of the year
Into the vortex
The most critical trend we observe today in software companies is a growing tendency for SaaS ‘power brands’ to keep on winning. Here's the secret to their success...
Ready for the storm
Our latest annual study of the Global 50 FMCG giants shows that whilst Covid-19 has driven huge changes across the consumer goods industry which will pose many challenges they also create opportunities, and the strength of the Global 50 positions them well to ride out the storm and win through the challenging conditions of Covid-19 and the global recession that will follow
Growth in the Video Gaming Ecosystem: the new role of games as media
Game streaming platforms such as YouTube Gaming and Twitch now play a significant role in how gamers discover and enjoy titles, and watchers represent a significant and rapidly growing opportunity for game publishers, developers and brands to access consumers as traditional media consumption continues to decline, and the gaming audience continues to expand.
Four sustainability myths: are they holding your business back?
The Covid-19 crisis has elevated the importance of sustainability, but we must banish old thinking to build back better, writes Deidre Sorensen.
The future of retail in Hong Kong
Hong Kong has lost its status as the ultimate shopping destination for Chinese tourists
B2B digital disruption: A quiet revolution
Digital has been on corporate agendas for years, and the impact of Covid is only accelerating this, with businesses rushing to bring forward investments across a range of capabilities
Opinion: The new channel split is buying vs shopping
Online retail took a big step forward during lockdown but it still cannot capture the experience of shopping, while physical retail faces its own post-pandemic challenge
B2B Pricing with COVID-19
Lockdowns have had huge immediate impact on business activity with great uncertainty on when “normality” will return, combined with the prospect of a longer-term recession. Many companies are facing severe short-term pressures, and understandably look to pass this on to their suppliers via price negotiations. So how should B2B companies think about reacting to pricing pressures?