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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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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Opinion: Never again should we accept the notion of non-essential workers

It took a global pandemic to prompt society to reflect on the importance of work performed not only by healthcare and home care providers, but by delivery drivers, grocery store employees and other critical but modestly paid workers.

Friday, February 26, 2021

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.

Friday, December 18, 2020

The future of retail in Hong Kong

Hong Kong has lost its status as the ultimate shopping destination for Chinese tourists

Thursday, October 29, 2020

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

Thursday, August 13, 2020

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

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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?

Thursday, June 4, 2020

Return to the road

As the world cautiously ventures back outside after weeks in lock down, vehicles are starting to return to previously empty roads.  But rubber returning to the road does not mean usage and traffic will immediately bounce back to normal.

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

(re)Starting with a clean sheet

As many businesses try to plot their way out of the Covid 19 nightmare, they are focusing on the practicalities of how to reopen, deliver on customer promise and expectations, navigate government support schemes and manage the all important cashflow throughout.

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

No-one in mobility is set up to win the 2020s auto battle — yet

Forget autonomous vehicles and car sharing—the auto industry’s real opportunity lies in giving consumers access to cars without the hassle of ownership and risk

Monday, March 30, 2020

How to win the retail sustainability game in 2020

Consumer attitudes to ethical consumerism are unrecognisable from a decade ago. In 2010, the public agenda was just beginning to shame the likes of the fur trade. But now, the far-reaching topic of ‘sustainability’ tops the CEO’s agenda

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