Strategy&: Auto industry growth strategies: Fasten your seatbelts

27-Jun-2019

The global auto industry is always in flux, as new models and designs alter the shape and performance of automobiles. Nonetheless, few periods in automotive history match today’s pace of change. Over the next five to 10 years, five trends will dominate, and each will carry with it specific challenges that auto industry executives will have to confront.read more

Strategy&: Chemicals Trends 2018-19

01-Jun-2018

For many years the global chemicals industry has been fighting declining margins, product commoditization, rapidly expanding competition in developing countries, and customers demanding more at lower prices. The story of how specialty chemicals and the fruits of innovation, which once commanded a premium, have slowly lost their luster over recent decades is well told; indeed, in many of Strategy&’s annual analyses in the past decade, we’ve bemoaned these troubling circumstances and the frustrations that the industry faces in figuring out a way to deal with them. This year, though, we believe that something is different — and perhaps even see the first signs of a tipping point....read more

PwC: The 2017 Global Innovation 1000 study

25-Oct-2017

In the latest Strategy& Global Innovation 1,000 study a majority of respondents said a continued trend toward economic nationalism would have a significant or moderate effect on their R&D operations.read more