The World Economic Forum has introduced a well-received innovation in their program lineup, what they call the CEO Series. These feature CEO’s as panelists and the audience consists of only CEO’s and similarly high-level folks… Read more »
Archives for February 2014
Davos session: Future of International e-tailing
While in Davos, a panel on the future of international e-retailing was convened with representative CEO’s from major international logistics, supply chain and retail providers. The panel opened with the question of why international e-retailing… Read more »
Is your firm ready for a world of transient advantage? Please contribute to a new benchmark devised by Rita McGrath
I’ve been working with Richard Chaplin, Founder of the Managing Partners’ Forum, on an MPF survey that measures the extent to which different sectors are ready for a world of transient competitive advantage. The survey… Read more »
CVS and the decision to drop tobacco sales – savvy strategic repositioning?
CVS’s decision to stop offering tobacco products is an example of a company shifting its resources from cash-flow-generating, but declining businesses into higher growth markets. Tobacco, although a cash cow for many retailers (and a… Read more »