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9-08-14
As conventional health plan business model becomes unsustainable, insurance companies face life or death
New York, September 8, 2014 – The mandates of reform, increased consumerism in healthcare, slowed inflation of medical costs, growing self-insurance and reduced coverage approaches have converged to constrain insurance plans’ top line growth. read more >

9-03-14
Most big banks and securities firms’ responses to market pressures to date are only short-term fixes that do not address underlying weaknesses
New York, September 3, 2014 – Big banks and securities firms are cutting costs in response to current market pressures — including globalization, technological change, depressed interest rates and an evolving regulatory landscape — but the typical cuts are only short-term fixes that do not address underlying fundamental weaknesses, according to research by Strategy&, a member of the PwC network of firms. read more >

9-02-14
Raising prices won’t be enough for retailers to weather potential minimum wage hike; they must also re-consider how they control costs, says Strategy&
New York, September 2, 2014 – Almost all retailers would be affected by a minimum wage increase, but it would hurt some more than others. While a higher minimum wage could raise some retailers’ total costs by 20-30%, others – mainly those with distinct business and labor models, such as Costco, Trader Joe’s, or Whole Foods – would be less affected, according to Fit for Growth* retail industry research by Strategy&, a member of the PwC network of firms. read more >

8-12-14
PwC named a leader in Worldwide Strategy Consulting Services in IDC MarketScape report
New York, August 12, 2014 – PwC was named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Strategy Consulting Services 2014 Vendor Assessment report. According to the report, “clients indicate they consider PwC to be better than many of its peers at maximizing the value of a project and integrating its project team with the client’s.” read more >

7-08-14
Do executives spend their time on the right things? They themselves say they do not
New York, July 8, 2014 – There’s no question that executives and leaders are busier than ever. But are they spending their valuable time on what matters most, the things that advance their companies’ performance and competitive standing? read more >

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