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Preparing for PSD2 & Open Banking: Forthcoming regulation and technology pose serious challenges for banks

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  • June 2016
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The EU’s Directive on Payment Services 2 (PSD2) will accelerate the fragmentation of Europe’s retail banking industry following the global financial crisis. The opportunities brought about by PSD2 will energize those banks with strong brand awa...

Peak Stuff: Companies embracing a more socially aware generation

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  • June 2016
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In January 2016, Steve Howard, the head of sustainability at Ikea, declared that the West had "probably hit peak stuff". This case study explores the validity of the statement, why businesses should engage in sustainability drives, an...

4G Mobile Broadband: Commercial strategies for faster Return on Investment in Asia-Pacific

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  • June 2016
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4G services are exhibiting strong growth in Asia-Pacific, although there are marked differences between the region's developed and developing markets. Operators are eager to exploit the plentiful growth opportunities on offer and this case ...

Cloud Services in Europe: Trends in Ecosystem Development and Services Integration

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  • May 2016
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Cloud services integration: a new role for service providers to With traditional IT applications and services reinvented for the cloud, new solutions are being discovered that help to eliminate barriers with secure and optimized access to publi...

Toys R Us: Struggles in its domestic market

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  • May 2016
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Toys 'R' Us (TRU) has long been seen as the go-to for parents, toddlers and infants for toys and games. However, in recent years the company has struggled in an increasingly competitive marketplace and this has been evident by fluctuati...

The Global Military Fixed-Wing Aircraft Market 2016–2026 Market drivers, trends, developments and challenges

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  • May 2016
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This report offers detailed analysis of the global military aircraft market over the next ten years, and provides market size forecasts. Furthermore, it covers key technological and market trends in the industry, and analyzes factors influencin...

Consumer Payments: Trends and opportunities for payment providers

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  • May 2016
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An overview of the current market dynamics of each of the key trends, and how they will likely develop in the near future. This will highlight key strategies and tactics that players in the payments ecosystem can look to employ to stay ahead of...

G4S: Fighting to secure its own world

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  • May 2016
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While G4S has long been associated with high-profile and embarrassing headlines, the Olympics aside, these have not often negatively impacted on either the company’s financial performance, or its ability to secure new contracts. Following the s...

Self-Directed Investors: Understanding how self-directed investment affects the wealth management industry

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  • April 2016
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Although advisory and discretionary asset management services are more profitable for wealth managers, they cannot afford to ignore the needs of clients who self-direct. Globally over a quarter of high net worth (HNW) wealth is invested indepen...

Formula One: The road to ruin or [even more] riches?

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  • April 2016
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This report focuses on the Formula One business in order to understand its underlying structure and operating format with a view to demonstrating the complexities involved in running a large-scale and highly scrutinized organization.

Wealth in China: Sizing the wealth market in China and its growth potential

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  • April 2016
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At the end of 2015, of the approximately 1.05 billion adults living in China 3.5% could be considered affluent.

Asset growth is expected to be strongest in the $10m+ asset band, which will record a CAGR of 14.1% between 2015 and 2019, co...

Gyms & Health Clubs: Budget gyms rising from below, specialist gyms expanding from the top

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  • April 2016
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Technologies have breathed new life in to the gym business redefining it in the process. What was a simple business model that had stayed the same since the mainstream gym became popular in the 1990s is changing dramatically. Now the business e...

Carrier digital communications: Agility and innovation will maximize service provider opportunities.

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  • April 2016
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Digital communication technologies have exploded across the world transforming nearly every aspect of the information and media landscape. Organizations are shifting to address implications, manage consequences, and capitalize on opportunities ...

J Sainsbury plc

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  • March 2016
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Following a prolonged attempt, one of the UK's largest supermarket chains J Sainsbury has provisionally had a GBP1.3bn takeover of Home Retail Group accepted. This case study explores Sainsbury's motivations in the acquisition, and what...

Yoox Net-a-Porter Group: Merger creates online luxury retail super brand

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  • February 2016
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In March 2015, Milan-based online luxury fashion retailer YOOX Group (YOOX) and its London-based counterpart Net-a Porter Group (NAP) announced that they had agreed an all share merger of relative equals. This became effective in October of the...

Gas and Electricity in Great Britain

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  • December 2015
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UK gas and electricity markets were liberalized, in order to introduce competition into generation and retail supply. However, the six largest private-sector energy companies dominate both with large market shares. Also, regulator Ofgem has rep...

The Global Armored Vehicles Market: Market drivers, trends, developments and challenges

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  • December 2015
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The market is expected to be dominated by countries in the Asia-Pacific region, followed by North America and Europe. Market saturation in the US and higher CAGR growth of the Asian countries during the forecast period are anticipated to be the...

The Global UAV Market: Market drivers, trends, developments and challenges

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  • December 2015
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The global UAV market is forecast to grow through to 2025. The rate of growth will differ from region to region but Europe will see the strongest growth. North America will remain the largest regional market as the US's involvement in glob...

The Global Military Aviation MRO Market 2015-2025:Market drivers, trends, developments and challenges

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  • December 2015
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The global military aviation MRO market is expected to increase at a CAGR of 3.41% over the forecast period. The Multi-role aircraft MRO segment will see the highest spending. Global military aviation MRO providers to venture into joint researc...

Universities: Higher education has become driven by capital, making universities education businesses

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  • December 2015
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In order to fund the insatiable desire for research money, universities have had to effectively become businesses, nowhere is this more immediately apparent than in the US. With huge organizations developing and spreading that have the capacity...

Starbucks La Boulange: The risks of buying into the artisanal marketplace

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  • December 2015
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In 2012, Starbucks acquired San Francisco based La Boulange as it sought a credible entry route to the artisanal market. However, just two years later, there were signs that the acquisition was not going as planned with Starbucks concerned abou...

Purina Tidy Cats LightWeight Litter: Bringing convenience and simplicity to a less pleasant household task

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  • December 2015
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A cat litter with half the weight of regular cat litters, Purina Tidy Cats LightWeight promises the same performance as traditional cat litters on the market, but with less weight, making it easier for pet owners to carry and use the product. I...

Rothmans Gold & Silver: Leveraging latent equity through mainstream pricing

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  • December 2015
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In 2012, Rothmans introduced new low-cost variants to the UK market, revitalizing its quality and heritage reputation. Strong growth, albeit from a low base, was furthered by its entry into British American Tobacco’s (BAT’s) Global Drive Brands...

Seven Premium: Raising private label to powerful destination brand status

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  • December 2015
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Seven Premium is a private label (PL) brand created by Seven & I Holdings, which is the parent company of multiple retail chains in Japan, including Seven Eleven Japan. The brand was launched in 2007, and has grown to be the leading PL bran...

PV Solar Power: Are consumer costs close to hitting market tipping point?

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  • December 2015
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Solar power is at a crucial point in its development. It has been hanging on to first generation technologies originally discovered in 1954 for many years now. Government incentives have driven market demand to adopt these technologies but thei...

Amgen: Strong growth company with a challenging future

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  • December 2015
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Since it was founded in 1980, Amgen has established itself as a leading global biotechnology company and built increasingly strong human therapeutics brands as well as state of the art manufacturing facilities. This case study analyses the comp...

MVNOs in Latin America: Regulatory Changes Create Growth Opportunities for New Market Players

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  • December 2015
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This report analyzes the MVNO market in Latin America. It looks at some of the most successful initiatives for each business model. It also assesses the regulatory and support framework for MVNO growth. It concludes with case studies and recomm...

Golf Equipment Market: Manufacturers find the rough

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  • December 2015
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Golf is a sport played by millions across the world and is a pursuit that requires significant investment in equipment. However, in recent years, the golf equipment market has struggled badly. This case study analyzes the reasons for this perfo...

Mobile Banking Services in Africa: The Emergence of Mobile Savings, Credit and Insurance

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  • December 2015
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This case study examines several of the most pertinent examples of mobile banking in Africa: Tigo Wekeza in Tanzania, Safaricom M-Shwari in Kenya, Econet Wireless Ecocash Loans in Zimbabwe, Orange Emergency Credit, Airtel Mobile Insurance in Gh...

Mobile Value-Added Services in Europe: Forces Driving and Inhibiting Enterprise MVAS for MNOs

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  • December 2015
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The first section presents a set of definitions and taxonomy for MVAs. It then provides the market context, including MVAs adoption trends based on the enterprise survey, and looks at the major forces driving and inhibiting MVAs adoption across...