Strategy That Works
For years, strategies have been developed all over the world that look great on paper, but don’t thrive in the real world. We have a different approach to strategy. It starts with what your company is uniquely good at and draws on your greatest strengths.
It builds in execution from day one and every day thereafter, so there’s never a gap between the strategy and its execution. It shapes your future and positions your company to succeed as markets change.
This defines what we do at Strategy&.
May 15, 2017
This year we found that UK CEOs have less time than ever before to make an impact. Median tenure has hit a low of 4.8 years.
May 11, 2017
We are pleased to support this year’s Sumantra Ghoshal Strategy Conference which highlights the best managerially relevant research from around the world.
February 24, 2017
The design and engineering (D&E) industry in the UK is going through a period of rising revenues but declining profits. What most D&E firms need is a strategic plan for achieving scale that comes from investing in assets and acquisitions that will strengthen the areas where the company excels.
February 3, 2017
This year the UK automotive industry health is, according to our new measure, at its highest ever, having enjoyed sustained improvement for several years.Our latest Strategy& AutoIndex provides a comprehensive view of the health of the UK automotive sector.
January 16, 2017
Why coherent institutions were the first to rebound after the financial crisis.
January 19, 2017
Negotiations on the U.K.’s split from the European Union could take years. Instead of waiting, enterprise leaders should rethink their strategies now.
January 10, 2017
It is time for pharmaceutical companies to restructure their operating models in a way that brings all of these interdependent functions together. They need to build the organisation around critical teams ― learn more in our latest study.
November 29, 2016
For Western fashion companies, the last few years have provided a sobering reminder of the perils of making the wrong investments. Many of them are struggling with the resulting high fixed costs and diminished retail store productivity. Our latest Strategy& report outlines measures to turn these challenges into opportunities.
November 25, 2016
The adoption of the revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2) has set the stage for open banking in Europe. Read on to learn more about how companies can and should respond.
November 15, 2016
Three global trends are reshaping travel distribution business models and threaten to weaken the connection between airlines and their customers. One of these trends is changing customer behaviour as consumers in mature markets like the U.K. embrace online channels for search and booking
November 11, 2016
Automotive companies are amongst the world's largest innovators shifting the focus of their R&D investments from products to software and services. Strategy& Partners Mark Couttie and Rich Parkin discuss the findings from Strategy&'s 2016 Global Innovation 1000 Study with PwC's Partner Neil Philpott.
April 30, 2016
This year we found that UK CEO turnover is at a record high of 19%.
October 12, 2016
Alison Baker, PwC UK and EMEA Head of Oil and Gas, talks to Adrian del Maestro and Rui Almeida of Strategy&, PwC's strategy consulting business, about the ongoing transformation in the global natural gas market and the implications for the industry players.
October 6, 2016
The race is on to succeed in the connected car market, as rapid technological advances and a fast-growing market continue to trigger shake-ups in the automotive industry.
September 21, 2016
Strategy doesn’t connect to execution. Our latest book, Strategy That Works, explains why and how to bridge the gap.
September 19, 2016
The advent of the digital truck will completely transform how freight is transported on the world’s highways. New technologies will enable trucks to move guided by a wealth of information from transportation infrastructure and other vehicles ─ this will improve utilisation through remote maintenance, increase efficiency, and boost safety.
September 5, 2016
Strategy& UK Partners David Lancefield and Carlo Gagliardi feature in the Harvard Business Review discussing the challenges and opportunities in payment-by-results.
September 6, 2016
The media and marketing ecosystem is being reconfigured and transformed by digital developments. Our latest study explores what's to come and how companies can thrive in the new landscape.
August 17, 2016
Growth in retail is no longer dependent solely on the quality of the product, the loyalty of the customer, or past success. In this report we examine the European retail scene with fresh data from the Netherlands, Britain, France, and Germany.
August 11, 2016
The state of financial services digitization in the European market and how financial services institutions should adapt to a new Payments Services Directive (PSD2) that will regulate third party payment providers and foster innovation across Europe.
July 11, 2016
European banks need to drastically transform their business models to become sustainably profitable and earn their costs of equity. Read three innovative strategic options for what traditional banks could become in this report.
July 6, 2016
With a growing glut in globally tradable LNG, all industry players will need to adjust their operating models. But they can succeed by carving out a focused value proposition and developing the capabilities to deliver it.
June 2, 2016
Recently, no other C-suite role has generated more interest than that of the Chief Digital Officer (CDO), but finding the match for each company’s needs is a challenge.
April 3, 2016
Global banks have faced a series of challenges over the last several years. In particular, the operating environment for the investment banking industry has changed fundamentally and substantially impacted its long-term profitability.
February 11, 2016
FinTech startups are disrupting the financial-services industry. To respond effectively, incumbents must create new business ecosystems.
January 21, 2016
The oil and gas sector is going through one of the most transformative periods in its history. Navigating change of this scale will require smart, strategic judgment on the part of O&G company leaders.
January 19, 2016
Cesare Mainardi and Paul Leinwand provide a practical guide for using capabilities to build your company’s engine for growth.
November 19, 2015
High mobile penetration and retailers making investments into omnichannel shopping experiences ensure U.K. is a retail powerhouse.
October 30, 2015
Collaborating for success in the UK pharmaceuticals industry.
September 14, 2015
Read about the challenges and the opportunities in our report: "Airport operators quest for efficiency." and deep dive into operating cost, revenue, EBITDA and passenger numbers between 2010 and 2014 for selected European airports in Strategy&'s latest benchmarking study of European airport operators.
Our heritage of working on clients’ toughest problems, combined with the breadth and depth of the PwC network, means that we deliver speed, certainty, and impact. Whether it’s devising a corporate strategy or building capabilities by transforming functions and business units, we’ll help you create the value you’re looking for.
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