The 2013 Chief Executive Study
This is the 14th year that Strategy& has examined CEO successions and success among the world’s top 2,500 public companies. This year we focused particularly on women CEOs over the last 10 more >

Number of female CEO’s remains low in the Netherlands
18% of CEOs at the helm of a Dutch public company left office, a significant drop from 26% CEO-changes in 2012. This is one of the findings of 14th edition of Strategy&’s Chief Executive Study This year’s study also shows that the number of female CEO’s of a public company in our country remains low: only 4% are female and no upward trend towards more, compared to 9% worldwide where the percentage of female CEO’s is more >
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read more How to profit in online grocery
European supermarkets are struggling to make online grocery shopping profitable. Most supermarket chains offer a mass convenience online proposition similar to their store proposition which, more often than not, results in negative operating profits. However profitability in online retail can be achieved if retailers would focus their organization and proposition on a specific customer segment or shopping more >
read more European grocery retail 2020
European grocery retailers currently face a significant and growing problem of overcapacity, which threatens their future earnings. We believe the solution is to focus on three levers: (1) merchandising excellence, (2) better store performance management, and (3) developing a more distinct "ways to play."read more >
read more Offline retail in an online world
By 2020 online sales in the NL will have grown considerably: 2.0 to 2.5 million m2 of sales area in urban areas will have become redundant. This is one of the findings in Strategy&’s Study ‘Footprint 2020: Offline retail in an online world’. Retailers should start developing their physical and virtual footprint to prepare more >


read more Strategy& partner Kees Cools professor at TIAS
Recently Kees Cools, Partner with Strategy& has become Professor Corporate Finance and Governance at TIAS School for Business and Society, the business school of Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of more >
read more Strategy& appoints Marijn Struben to partner
Marijn Struben (34) has been appointed as a new partner with Strategy& in Amsterdam. Marijn is a member of the European Financial Services practice and is an expert in retail more >
read more Fit for Growth
In an uneven business climate, companies need to transform how they operate, while creating the capacity to invest in growth. That starts by articulating a clear and compelling cost agenda, continues with the building of lean processes, systems, operations, and organization, and culminates in the institutionalization of capabilities that keep companies fit. read more >
read more Digitization
Thanks to digitization, companies across industries are racing to migrate "analog" approaches to customers, products, services, and operating models to an always-on, real-time, and information rich marketplace. In doing so, these companies secure not only continued relevance, but also superior more >

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