Strategy

August 2018

Super Luxurious Auto (A)

By Alvarez and Marsal, Michael Jacobides

Super Luxurious Auto (SLA) is a fictionalised case study based on a real engagement undertaken by Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) involving a complete financial and operational restructuring. The case is about a company unable to…

July 2011

Simon Cohen (D) Epilogue

By John Mullins, Darice Gubbins, John Walker

This is part of a case series. Simon Cohen parked his Acura SUV outside his Monterrey office, let the fingerprint scanner check his ID to open the door, and jogged upstairs past the huge poster…

July 2011

Simon Cohen (C)

By John Mullins, Darice Gubbins, John Walker

This is part of a case series. Simon Cohen parked his Acura SUV outside his Monterrey office, let the fingerprint scanner check his ID to open the door, and jogged upstairs past the huge poster…

July 2011

Simon Cohen (B)

By John Mullins, Darice Gubbins, John Walker

This is part of a case series. Simon Cohen parked his Acura SUV outside his Monterrey office, let the fingerprint scanner check his ID to open the door, and jogged upstairs past the huge poster…

July 2011

Simon Cohen (A)

By John Mullins, Darice Gubbins, John Walker

This is part of a case series. Simon Cohen parked his Acura SUV outside his Monterrey office, let the fingerprint scanner check his ID to open the door, and jogged upstairs past the huge poster…

March 2009

Reuters Market Light: Strategic Innovation at the Bottom of the Pyramid

By Costas Markides, Laura Winig, Daniel Oyon

This case is set in 2008 and examines the challenges facing Amit Mehra, Managing Director of Reuters Market Light (RML), a newly formed unit within Thomson Reuters, as he tries to grow the business amid…

June 2017

Propay Ltd (B)

By Keith Willey

Rick Stein is faced with taking rapid action to both save his business and at the same time take advantage of a surprise exit opportunity. As usual there’s a cash squeeze but should the business…

January 2018

ProPay Ltd (A)

By Keith Willey

Rick Stein gazed out at Propay Ltd’s car park where his fifteen-year-old car now languished.A year ago ProPay’s previous owner parked his Maserati in the exact same spot – a contrast that seemed oddly symbolic…

August 2018

Pret A Manger (A)

By Rupert Merson

This case series takes us through the story of Pret A Manger, one of the first up-market sandwich bar chains in London. The series explores the founding of a business as an entrepreneurial venture and…

July 2008

Nestle and the Multi-beverage Machine Market (C)

By Costas Markides, Daniel Oyon, Laura Winig

Nestle is considering whether to introduce a new multi-beverage coffee machine positioned for the mass market. The decision is complicated by the fact that Nestle already has a successful coffee machine (called Nespresso), that is…