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Global Consumer Insights

When faced with slowing or competitive markets, executives often look overseas for international expansion opportunities. As a global firm, L.E.K. Consulting helps companies select markets for international growth. Take the first step in that journey with our new interactive international expansion map. 

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Thought Leadership

L.E.K. believes that the MedTech industry has hit an inflection point and that the continued industry shake-out will mirror the shake-out occurring among its customers (i.e., hospital systems). In the 2015 L.E.K. Strategic Hospital Priorities Study, many of the trends revealed in the 2014 study are again impacting hospital suppliers and are indeed accelerating — with vital implications for suppliers.

In this Executive Insights, L.E.K addresses the “danger zones,” or challenges facing industrial distributors if they do not differentiate, lack adequate scale, fail to build their ecommerce presence or acquiesce to manufacturers with broad downstream resources. Those who respond or reposition themselves while taking the necessary steps to boost their capabilities in ecommerce, marketing and product support will gain competitive advantages and be well positioned to improve profitability. 

In this Executive Insights, L.E.K. Consulting examines how HCIT companies can crack the code to achieve maximum commercial potential and take advantage of the seismic changes overturning healthcare in the United States.

As payers seek partnerships with a narrower group of providers who can deliver real value, providers must take on greater financial risk and demonstrate continuous improvements in patient outcomes. New risk models can lead to increased reward, but are also fraught with danger for all parties in the movement toward value-based care (VBC). In this Executive Insights, L.E.K. discusses key success factors that should be considered before going forward with a new value-based model.

It’s always been difficult for "challenger banks" to compete with the U.K.’s largest players. In the past, they have failed to move the needle in either retail or corporate banking. However, thanks to recent regulatory and market conditions, a new generation of challengers have entered the market. We explain why challenger banks should focus on the underserved U.K. SME market and set out a strategy to enable them to take full advantage of this opportunity.

L.E.K. Consulting’s annual Contractor Behavior Survey revealed a continued positive recovery in the construction industry more notably this year as contractors once again reported healthier margins and sustained growth, and showed an ongoing resolve with respect to pricing new projects. The survey also emphasized a preference for one-stepper, broadline or specialty dealers over big-box stores and home improvement centers.

In this Executive Insights, we examine the opportunities and risks in the outsourced manufacturing market, and identify four specialization strategies that CMOs can adopt in order to build a differentiated and successful business in this buoyant but complex market.

In this Executive Insights, we identify the mistakes so often made by new entrants to the European Debt Purchasers (DPs) markets, before setting out the lessons and explaining the winning strategies of DPs who have successfully expanded in Europe.

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