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Consumer & Retail Publications

  • Article
  • February, 2015
  • Four Digital Enablers: Bringing Technology into the Retail Store
  • Peter Burggraaff, Marc Schuuring, Bill Urda
  • Digital innovation is coming to retail stores at breakneck speed. As traditional retailers push deeper into digital territory and reinvent in-store models, they must drive organizational change in four key dimensions: establish a dedicated R&D budget for digital technologies, foster a culture of innovation, unlock data analytics, and stay agile.

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  • Focus
  • February, 2015
  • Maximizing the Make-or-Buy Advantage: A Scenario-Based Approach to Increasing Resilience and Value
  • Daniel K├╝pper, Claudio Knizek, Daniel Spindelndreier, Michael Zinser
  • The context for make-or-buy decisions has become more dynamic, as manufacturers face dramatic swings in demand and the relative costs of sourcing locations. To maximize their resilience and value creation, leading manufacturers use a scenario-based approach to assess the implications of a broad array of sourcing decisions simultaneously.
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  • Article
  • December, 2014
  • Consumer Nondurables: The Right Type of Growth
  • Jeff Gell, Ketil Gjerstad, Phillip Shinall, Otto Krusius
  • Nondurables companies have posted solid value creation over the past five years, thanks to sales growth, an emphasis on innovation, and smart acquisitions. But having suffered less during the financial crisis than many industries, the nondurables sector has not rebounded as strongly as other consumer sectors since then.

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