Edge Strategy Video Series

In a three-part video series, coauthors Alan Lewis and Dan McKone; discuss what differentiates Edge Strategy from other traditional growth strategies and how companies can achieve high profit margins with less investment and lower risk.

 

How can an Edge Strategy mindset benefit your business?

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Special Report

Global pharma companies face growing uncertainty over changes to Japan’s drug pricing system. The market is moving away from a system that has historically provided relatively favorable pricing and access to one that is likely to be more value-oriented and restrictive. New special report summarizes the issues, proposes possible future states and highlights imperatives for the pharmaceutical industry to adapt to the changing reality of the Japanese market.

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Thought Leadership

The market for personalized nutrition programs looks promising. These programs present an alternative to conventional, one-size-fits-all strategies by utilizing information about an individual’s genetic and metabolic characteristics to design a bespoke plan comprising specific foods and supplements. This Executive Insights examines the conditions favoring further expansion of an already vibrant field.

In this Executive Insights London partners Peter Ward and Ashish Khanna look at the evolution of the Lloyd’s markets and the position of Lloyd’s today, and explain why the current environment presents an exciting time for ambitious mid-tier players.

The U.K.’s ageing population offers huge potential for the wealth management market. However, in order to capitalise on the opportunity, providers need to adjust their service offerings, engagement models and products to better suit the market and increase the take-up of advice. In this Executive Insights, L.E.K. set out four key actions to address the wealth management advice gap.

The building products and materials industry has watched the dislocation of consumer markets by digital disrupters like Amazon, ASOS and Uber, and is nervous about the shape and speed of the digital threat coming its own way.

The ongoing transformation of traditional healthcare has compelled providers to restructure practice locations, medical affiliations and processes in order to maintain profitability without ceding market share, care quality or convenience. In this Executive Insights, we look into current outpatient trends and highlight a number of “hot topic” practices that come up for discussion frequently.

Our recent survey of sports fans in the U.S., examined market shifts in viewership and fandom. In Part 2 of this Executive Insights series, we identify specific strategies, from new broadband-delivery services to fantasy and eSports, that have the potential to boost engagement particularly among Millennial consumers, with the goal of making digital services a larger part of the sports ecosystem.

The grocery and broader retail industry is at a turning point. In recent years, retailers and grocers have seen rapid evolution, thanks to trends such as consolidation, changing customer preferences and competition from disruptive innovators, chief among them Amazon. Meanwhile, margins — always notoriously thin — have come under stress from rising labor costs. This Executive Insights examines the factors contributing to rising labor costs and how grocers and retailers can respond.

The story of automation is only just entering its next chapter, and like all major technological advances of the past, there is significant disruption to come. By acquiring a deep understanding of how the U.K. employment market is developing, its stakeholders can create strategies to get ahead of the curve and capitalize on the opportunities presented by automation.

The economic implications of Brexit are far from clear. For the retail and consumer sector, further uncertainty will expose the vulnerable. In this Executive Insights, Jonathan Simmons sets out eight key actions that companies and investors should take in order to build business resilience.

The NHS is part of the fabric of Britain. However, increasing pressures on the system have resulted in an NHS which is now in crisis. Private healthcare providers have the potential to help meet the country’s growing healthcare needs by providing critical and complementary support to core NHS services. This Executive Insights examines the changing nature of the U.K.’s healthcare needs and details five key challenges private providers need to address if they are to become of greater strategic importance.

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