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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.

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Tuesday, March 26, 2019

The era of the dynamic menu is upon us

McDonald's $300m acquisition of an Artificial Intelligence company heralds a new era in the way in which food menus will be adjusted and optimised in real time

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Reclaiming the commons - government's increasing role in mobility

Two news items today highlight that the boom in mobility is causing a tragedy of the commons: increased congestion on the roads and at the curbside.

Monday, March 4, 2019

The juggernaut rolls on...

Fascinating to hear the latest speculation on Amazon's moves into the mainstream Grocery market. The alleged move to open up a chain of mid-sized more affordable grocery stores has sent a number of retail investors running for the hills.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

A house view on China's Plan for the Great Bay Area

When the 36km bridge connecting Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macau was completed last October, people were pondering about the impact on the Great Bay area.

Monday, February 11, 2019

The end of the "Gig" economy? Time to innovate again for logistics companies

The "gig" economy has fuelled the growth of convenient and cheap delivery; increasingly this looks threatened as the rules on labour tighten. The next wave of innovation is needed to drive success

Thursday, January 17, 2019

Shopping from friends - the future of retail?

In an era where the recommendations of friends is increasingly critical in where people shop and what people buy, it shouldn't be a great surprise to see the emergence of peer-to-peer retail

Friday, December 21, 2018

Takeaway.com taking the first step towards profitability in Germany?

The acquisition of the German operations of Delivery Hero (Lieferheld, Pizza.de and Foodora) by its rival Takeaway.com (Lieferando) for 930 Million Euro fundamentally changes the landscape in the German food delivery market.

Friday, December 21, 2018

'Generation rent' still want a car, they just can't afford it

The world of automotive is changing, and fast. The advent of mobility, car sharing, electrification and autonomous are all potential disruptions for the whole value chain to worry about

Thursday, December 20, 2018

TIC - Coming out from under the radar?

It was a privilege to be in Paris last week to see the launch of the "TIC Council" - the new international trade association for the Testing, Inspection, and Certification industry, born of the merger of IFIA and CEOC.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Is this the future of international media?

Last week Condé Nast and Condé Nast International - respectively the separate US and International arms of the legendary publishing empire - announced that they were to merge

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