competitive advantage


Strategy Past, Strategy Future

A bacon sandwich, toast, marmalade and coffee.  The perfect start to a Sunday morning.  Then the business section of The Sunday Times flipped open to reveal, in two separate articles, a possible picture of strategy past and strategy in the future. Tom Bowers’ article Browne’s legacy of cost cutting stored up […]


Channel Choice: It’s not the Distribution Channel – it’s the Lifecycle

We live in an age of channel proliferation.  Possibly the latest channels to arrive on the scene are the social networks (e.g. Facebook, MySpace, Flickr, LinkedIn) and the virtual social experiences (if you like existing in a parallel online world as an “Avator” in Second Life). It might be interesting […]