Disruptive innovation

July 2018

Dollar Shave Club: Disrupting the Shaving Industry

By Nader Tavassoli

The case describes how Dollar Shave Club proved to be a disruptive force in the shaving industry, one dominated by Gillette for over a Century. It did so without a single patent to its name,…

May 2017

Capitec Bank – Redefining Retail Banking: Innovation Through Elimination

By Freek Vermeulen

The consumer banking industry is notoriously hard to enter. Customers rarely switch banks (switching costs are high) and there are considerable barriers to entry to new players. Traditionally, banking products can be complex, often accompanied…