This Week in Consulting

Friday, November 3rd, 2017

How Amazon is Assembling the future of grocery

THIS WEEK’S MUST READ

“As the first price cuts at Whole Foods under Amazon ownership take place, many are asking how Amazon can be confident it can cut prices and “make the numbers add up” in food retail? “

This Week’s Must Read comes from an insight piece from Oliver Wyman, in which the consultants describe how the upcoming revolution could turn groceries from a business that delivers a good – food – to a service that helps customers plan and manage their food needs.

Read the full article “How Amazon is Assembling the future of grocery”.


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INDUSTRY NEWS & INSIGHTS

  • Consulting 2017 Who is Disrupting Who?: Ten key lessons from the 2017 MCA Consultancy Buyers Forum conference discussing how both Consultants and Clients are being disrupted. | Mick James, CBF
  • Deloitte Credits $60M to Rhode Island as more cases lost in DHS system: The latest credit follows a disclosure made by Deloitte of a new system error in its so-called “RI Bridges” software system, which resulted in the discovery of thousands of unprocessed applications, according to the state Department of Human Services | KATIE DAVIS, NBC 10 NEWS
  • Appalling Audit Quality Could Lead To Next Enron: ASIC chief says inspections have found appalling results. The quality of Australian corporate audits is appalling and getting worse, potentially leading to an Enron-style corporate collapse, according to corporate regulator Greg Medcraft. | E. Tadros, Australian Financial Review
  • Managing the Managers: The Rise of the Business ‘Philosopher-kings: Are the new ideas and approaches pioneered by management consultants worth their fees? What accounts for why companies like McKinsey gained such a foothold in the economy? | Tim Harford, BBC World Service

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Hélène Laffitte is the CEO of Consulting Quest, a Global Performance-Driven Consulting Platform and author of “Smart Consulting Sourcing”, a step by step guide to getting the best ROI from your consulting. With a blend of experience in Procurement and Consulting, Hélène is passionate about helping Companies create more value through Consulting.

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