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Some surprising categories which Amazon are considering

It’s been a full year now since Amazon acquired Whole Foods.  Overnight they obtained 460 carefully chosen locations, landed a fully functioning grocery distribution system and became a national and international grocery competitor. The Seattle-based retailer might be a disrupter, but it’s not the first retailer to identify food as a lever to catapult their growth.  Their great competitor, Walmart,...

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Organisational Redesign Post Acquisition

We were engaged by one of the world’s leading betting companies, with thousands of betting outlets across Europe as well as over one million online customers. They required support in integrating an newly acquired online betting exchange into its corporate structure, including a redesign of the existing organisation to align to the parent.   Challenge As part of the acquisition,...

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Business-wide Transformation using Microsoft Dynamics AX

Our client was a major consortium operating in the retail, finance, healthcare, leisure and entertainment sectors in several countries across the Middle East. They were undergoing a business-wide transformation to update their legacy systems and engaged us to implement a new functionally-rich and fully integrated ERP platform.   Challenge The first phase of the transformation was to deliver the ERP...

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Merger and Business Rationalisation Programme

We were engaged by the global leader in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of spices and speciality foods to manage the merger with another European company and return the group to profitability.   Challenge As part of its growth strategy across several continents, the client had acquired a European company specialising in the manufacturing and marketing of seasoning products in...

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The State of Fashion 2018: 10 Key Trends

The recent State of Fashion 2018 report, in association with Business of Fashion and McKinsey, is now in its second year and provides a comprehensive view of the fashion industry’s current and projected performance. Below are the 10 trends that they believe will set the agenda for the industry over the next 12 months: Continuing uncertainty… Persisting geopolitical and economic...

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Business Transformation in Australian Convenience Wholesale

We were engaged by one of Australia’s largest convenience and foodservice wholesalers to review and understand the drivers of historical under-performance and determine the most effective strategy to either divest or turnaround the business. Following detailed review we designed and led the implementation of a transformation programme based on initially addressing the sales decline and reducing costs, merging 2 parts...