A look at the 2023 Top 50 Global Retailers

Kantar has released its list of the Top 50 Global Retailers for 2023. The list ranks retailers based on their domestic and foreign retail sales. Walmart is still the biggest store in the world. After that come Amazon, Schwarz Group, Aldi, and Costco. The top 10 stores haven't changed since 2022. stores in China, which … Continue reading A look at the 2023 Top 50 Global Retailers

Aeon Vietnam get 41M for strong expansion

Retail in Vietnam is still Attractive. Aeon Vietnam has just secured a $41 million loan from a group of Japanese banks to fuel its expansion plans in the country. With 24 stores already up and running, Aeon Vietnam is looking to open even more, as well as improve its existing locations. This is great news … Continue reading Aeon Vietnam get 41M for strong expansion

“CEO Excellence” Book review

This is the intersting book I read recently "CEO Excellence: The Role of Visibility in Driving Financial Performance", which explores the relationship between CEO visibility and company performance. The book contends that CEOs who are more visible and involved with their employees, customers, and other stakeholders lead more successful organizations, based on data from a … Continue reading “CEO Excellence” Book review

Adaptability – the blessing and the curse

This is an very interesting article from Aviad, the founder of the N.E.W.S: Adaptability and Flexibility always helps us to survive and sustain: Adaptability is what allowed us humans to exist and prosper throughout the ages. Few million years ago our forefathers were amongst other species of apes that used to live in Africa. Studies … Continue reading Adaptability – the blessing and the curse

Have you tested your strategy lately?

Recently I read again the article from Mc Kinsey in 2011 and feel it's still valid as of today. Three authors named Chris Bradley, Martin Hirt, and Sven Smit tested with more than 700 senior strategists around the world that to bring us the test of a good strategy. The list of the 10 tests is … Continue reading Have you tested your strategy lately?

Chief Growth Officer: Who they are, Why Now and Do you need one?

Why now? With the appointment of Francisco Crespo as the new "Chief Growth Officer" (CGO) of Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola  together with other FMCGs like Colgate-Palmolive, Coty and Mondelēz have all hired CGOs to “accelerate growth efforts” or to “bring focus and growth to our platforms”. (by RR Associates) One of the reasons I think we just can … Continue reading Chief Growth Officer: Who they are, Why Now and Do you need one?

High-performing teams: A timeless leadership topic

By Scott Keller and Mary Meaney (Mc Kinsey) CEOs and senior executives can employ proven techniques to create top-team performance. The value of a high-performing team has long been recognized. It’s why savvy investors in start-ups often value the quality of the team and the interaction of the founding members more than the idea itself. … Continue reading High-performing teams: A timeless leadership topic

How will same-day and on-demand delivery evolve in urban markets?

By Florian Bauer, Ludwig Hausmann, Jan Krause, and Thomas Netzer (McKinsey) Delivery start-ups have struck a chord with consumers. But brick-and-mortar retailers and parcel services could still compete by playing to their strengths. The B2C delivery market has been roiled by change in the past few years. In a 2014 McKinsey report on logistics trends, … Continue reading How will same-day and on-demand delivery evolve in urban markets?

Competing on Customer Journeys

By David C. Edelman & Marc Singer (FROM THE NOVEMBER 2015 ISSUE OF HBR) The explosion of digital technologies over the past decade has created “empowered” consumers so expert in their use of tools and information that they can call the shots, hunting down what they want when they want it and getting it delivered … Continue reading Competing on Customer Journeys

Retail Leadership Workshop – Aug 2017

WORKSHOP OVERVIEW Recent shopper, consumer and industry evolutions are putting extreme demands on you as a retail manager. You are constantly asked to get more out of your teams and future success in retail calls for a customer-centric approach that breaks through the boundaries of business functions. The Retail Leadership Program is designed to help … Continue reading Retail Leadership Workshop – Aug 2017

Decoding leadership: What really matters

By Claudio Feser, Fernanda Mayol, and Ramesh Srinivasan New research suggests that the secret to developing effective leaders is to encourage four types of behavior. Telling CEOs these days that leadership drives performance is a bit like saying that oxygen is necessary to breathe. Over 90 percent of CEOs are already planning to increase investment … Continue reading Decoding leadership: What really matters

Ascending to the C-suite

A new McKinsey survey finds that executives who move effectively into the C-suite are communicating priorities, valuing their teams, spending time on culture, and understanding their unique leadership role. Nearly half of top executives say they weren’t effective at earning support for their new ideas when they moved into C-suite roles—and more than one-third say … Continue reading Ascending to the C-suite

What makes a CEO ‘exceptional’?

This Article By Michael Birshan, Thomas Meakin, and Kurt Strovink (McKinsey) We assessed the early moves of CEOs with outstanding track records; some valuable lessons for leadership transitions emerged. New CEOs face enormous challenges as they start assembling a management team and setting a strategic direction in today’s volatile environment. To provide some guidance for … Continue reading What makes a CEO ‘exceptional’?

Future Stores

From the book "Gamechangers: Creating Innovative Strategies for Business and Brands; Lessons in Innovation from Those Winning the Game" FUTURESTORE CHANGING THE GAME OF RETAIL Futurestore, Rethinking the World of RetailFrom Amazon to Etsy, ZaoZao and Zappos … through branded boutiques and online marketplaces, digital walls and mobile marketing, big data and personalized promotions … … Continue reading Future Stores

What CEOs are reading in 2017

Leaders of some of the world’s biggest organizations share which books will keep them occupied in the weeks ahead. Whether you’re heading to a Northern-hemisphere beach or hunkering down for a Southern-hemisphere winter, take inspiration from this eclectic and inspiring mix of fiction and nonfiction books, dog-eared and new. Find picks from Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, … Continue reading What CEOs are reading in 2017

Future Works in 2020

Global connectivity, smart machines, and new media are just some of the drivers reshaping how we think about work, what constitutes work, and the skills we will need to be productive contributors in the future. This report analyzes key drivers that will reshape the landscape of work and identifies key work skills needed in the next … Continue reading Future Works in 2020

Nhân tài & Lợi Nhuận

Chương trình dành cho các vị trí quản lý và phát triển nhân tài tập trung vào các doanh nghiệp IT, làm thế nào để đánh giá vai trò công ty trong việc xây dựng và quản trị NHÂN TÀI, hoạch định chiến lược quản trị nguồn nhân lực bao gồm việc quản trị nhân tài … Continue reading Nhân tài & Lợi Nhuận

Effective Leadership Workshop

World Best Leadership Business Simulation-based training program selected by Top World 500 Corporations According to McKinsey’s study, there are 3 ways the companies grow its business: increase effective competition (increase market share, geography expansion…), increase portfolio (make new products, new business ideas…) and/or thru merger and acquision. The successful companies are the ones leverage thru … Continue reading Effective Leadership Workshop